Search Results: "Kim Howard"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 2008

"Entertainment-industry denizens are well aware of Close's impact on the showbiz landscape, but this loving, honest portrait will help the rest of the world get hip to the guy who made comedy hip."
The definitive biography of an improvisational comedy guru. Read full book review >

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ZORRO AND QUWI by Rebecca Hickox
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 1997

"Howard's vibrant, stylized illustrations get to the heart of the characters' emotions with verve and panache, perfectly complementing the dash and bite of the text. (Picture book/folklore. 5-9)"
Hickox adapts material from the Peruvian Andes to provide readers with a guinea pig trickster, Quwi, who outwits Zorro the fox. Read full book review >

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THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WALL by Denis Woychuk
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 23, 1991

"Howard's lively, decorative illustrations match the text's ebullience. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A pleasantly silly story with a nifty surprise ending: Mimi, a hippo ballerina, and Gustav, a mouse musketeer, fall in love without being able to see each other through the wall that separates them. Read full book review >

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MEDIOPOLLITO/HALF-CHICKEN by Alma Flor Ada
adapted by Alma Flor Ada, illustrated by Kim Howard, translated by Rosalma Zubizarreta
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1995

"The message is universal and bears repeating: Neighborliness is its own reward, but paybacks come in handy. (Picture book. 5-9)"
A traditional Spanish tale of how the weathervane came to be, set in Mexico and told in Spanish on the left page of each spread, and English on the right. Read full book review >

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FLOSS by Kim Lewis
by Kim Lewis, illustrated by Kim Lewis
ANIMALS
Released: March 5, 1992

After the old man gives Floss, his Border collie, to his son, she's trained to take over the work of the old sheepdog on the son's farm. Read full book review >

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HOORAY FOR HARRY by Kim Lewis
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2006

"Three cheers indeed for Harry and friends, who remind readers young and old to savor the sweet simplicity of preschool years. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Lewis's lovable pachyderm returns for a third adventure with his fellow stuffed pals. Read full book review >

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ABC DREAM by Kim Krans
by Kim Krans, illustrated by Kim Krans
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 19, 2016

"On the whole, sophisticated, subtle, and stunning. (Alphabet book. 5-8)"
A wordless alphabet book becomes an identification game. Read full book review >

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CAT ON THE BUS by Aram Kim
by Aram Kim, illustrated by Aram Kim
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2016

"This sweet, nearly wordless tale is likely to find an appreciative audience among cat lovers and children just beginning to sound words out on their own. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A stray cat finds a new home after hopping onto a passing bus. Read full book review >

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WHERE'S HALMONI? by Julie Kim
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 3, 2017

"An exceptionally charming and well-executed romp that brings to life loving family relationships and an enticing fairy-tale world. (Graphic fantasy. 7-10)"
Korean siblings have a rip-roaring adventure, tumbling into a magical land in search of their missing grandmother in this folklore-inspired graphic novel. Read full book review >

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NATIONAL WILDLIFE FEDERATION'S WORLD OF BIRDS by Kim Kurki
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 3, 2014

"Nevertheless, Kurki's attractive and colorful illustrations and the wealth of information in this unusual bird book will encourage children to observe the birds around them, whichever continent they may inhabit. (Nonfiction. 8-12)"
This introductory guide is a smorgasbord of information about the more common species of birds. Read full book review >

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ON A ROAD IN AFRICA by Kim Doner
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2008

"Some portion of the sales will aid the orphanage. (glossary) (Nonfiction. 5-9)"
The genuine love special people give to wild animals leaps from the page in this book about Mama Orphanage (as Chryssee Perry Martin is known) and her fellow volunteers and workers at the Nairobi Animal Orphanage. Read full book review >

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GOOD NIGHT, HARRY by Kim Lewis
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2004

"The velvety artwork has a dreamy quality, combined with familiar details that will hasten and cushion the fall into sleep. (Picture book. 2-7)"
Lewis delivers a sweet, slightly melancholy tale of Harry the stuffed elephant, first introduced in My Friend Harry (1995). Read full book review >