Search Results: "Kate Bernheimer"


BOOK REVIEW

THE LONELY BOOK by Kate Bernheimer
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 14, 2012

"A lovely story in its own right, this picture book may make readers clamor for the story within the story about the little fairy living under her toadstool. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Subtle personification imbues the titular lonely book with longing for a child to read its story. Read full book review >

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THE GIRL IN THE CASTLE INSIDE THE MUSEUM by Kate Bernheimer
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 12, 2008

"A bit of a mystical allegory, but also an invitation too good to decline for the fairy-tale lovers among us. (Picture book. 4-8)"
The princess-like girl of the title is lonely within her idyllic, sequestered world until she is visited by children, either in dreams or in reality. Read full book review >

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HORSE, FLOWER, BIRD by Kate Bernheimer
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"Eight strange, quietly unhinged narratives by an author who reinvents the fairy tale with her postmodern approach."
A collection of quirky, twisted fairy tales for adults touching on loneliness, alienation and male domination; among the author's previous projects is the children's book The Girl in the Castle Inside the Museum (2008). Read full book review >

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THE GIRL WHO WOULDN'T BRUSH HER HAIR by Kate Bernheimer
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 10, 2013

"Imaginative fun for all. (Picture book. 4-8)"
When an imaginative, stubborn little girl refuses to brush her hair, strange consequences ensue. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LOST PROFILES by Philippe Soupault
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 15, 2016

"Sharp, stylish, and anecdotal, the books offers a fresh glimpse into a fertile artistic world."
Personal perspectives on the creation of modernism. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GRACE by Kate Parkinson
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2015

"There is more than one way to shine on stage, as Grace happily attests. (Early reader. 2-6)"
Grace is just not graceful. Read full book review >

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IN THE RAINFOREST by Kate Duke
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 2, 2014

"A fascinating and solid introduction. (Informational picture book. 4-8)"
This new entry in the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science series is a Stage 2 title exploring the busy and diverse world of the rain forest. Read full book review >

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ON LINDEN SQUARE by Kate Sullivan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"Pleasant but inconsequential. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Stella Mae loves to sit at her apartment-house window and watch her neighbors. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 20, 1999

"Ideal for lap-sharing, parents and children may discover in these pages their own starry nights together before bedtime. (Picture book/poetry. 2-5)"
Kiesler's dreamy acrylic paintings accompany a collection of lullabies with sea-faring themes. Read full book review >

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TURTLE AND SNAKE FIX IT by Kate Spohn
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2001

"They are just the companions one would want—the kind that keep you laughing—when taking on a book solo for the first time. (Easy reader. 4-7)"
This fourth in the Turtle and Snake easy-to-read series is as jocose as the earlier volumes. Read full book review >