Search Results: "Kate Burns"


BOOK REVIEW

BLINK LIKE AN OWL! by Kate Burns
ANIMALS
Released: Dec. 1, 1998

"A sturdily constructed set of adventures. (Lift-the-flap. 1-3)"
The scant five tableaux contained in this lift-the-flap book seem like a great deal more, due to the wealth of line work and the density of Burns's colors. Read full book review >

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WADDLE LIKE A DUCK! by Kate Burns
ANIMALS
Released: Dec. 1, 1998

"The board-book set will appreciate the simple shapes, beaming colors, and sturdy pages that divulge other familiar animals—ducks, kangaroos, hens, a snake. (Lift-the-flap. 1-3)"
In a companion to Blink Like an Owl! Read full book review >

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JUMP LIKE A FROG! by Kate Burns
Released: Aug. 1, 1999

"The illustrations, even for the cold-weather penguin, are cheerful and south-of-the-border bright. (Lift-the-flap. 2-5)"
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SNAP LIKE A CROCODILE! by Kate Burns
Released: Aug. 1, 1999

"Burns's highly stylized artwork has immediate visual appeal—and even in its maze-like, dreamy state is a mild introduction to habitats. (Lift-the-flap. 2-5)"
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BOOK REVIEW

HOW DOES YOUR GARDEN GROW? by Kate Burns
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 1998

"Snippets of botany, appearing in textual asides, can be highlighted or ignored, depending on audience age and interest. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Burns and Apperley's garden is a happy and busy place. Read full book review >

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IN THE JUNGLE by Kate Burns
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

"The gregarious drawings are aimed at young viewers, whose only frustration may be the stiffness of some of the paper engineering. (Pop-up. 3-5)"
In The Jungle ($9.95; Oct. 1996; 14 pp.; 0-316-11821-4): Tangerine orangutans, banana-billed toucans, and other jungle critters flit, scamper, and hide in the green leaves of this pop-up jungle. Read full book review >

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CATHERINE BURNS
by Megan Labrise

To make it to the oratorical Valhalla that is The Moth Mainstage, you’ve got to have bravery, vulnerability, and a hell of a story to tell. You absolutely cannot have that story printed on sheets of paper.

“People wanted us to do a book for a long time...but I was a little bit reluctant because it’s The Moth—our storytellers ...


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BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 26, 1993

"Burns renders his blues with an almost unfailing ear, and if he occasionally hits a wrong note (an episode on Jessica Savitch seems unnecessarily mean-spirited), he's redeemed by his sharp observations, comedic timing, and rare self-understanding."
A crisp report, both funny and sad, on the career of a TV-news correspondent. Read full book review >

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LAUGHING DOG by D.C. Burns
Released: Jan. 10, 2011

"Take comfort in Burns' big-hearted philosophy."
A woman, her family and her effervescent dog come together to navigate life and love in this surprising story. Read full book review >