Search Results: "Leda Schubert"


BOOK REVIEW

THE PRINCESS OF BORSCHT by Leda Schubert
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 22, 2011

"Appetizing and heartwarming. (Picture book. 3-9)"
Too many cooks can make wonderful borscht. Read full book review >

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READING TO PEANUT by Leda Schubert
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 1, 2011

"Nicely captures the excitement of learning to read and write, complete with the feeling of accomplishment that ensues. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Learning to read can be an adventure, as this determined little girl and her pup demonstrate. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HERE COMES DARRELL by Leda Schubert
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 24, 2005

"Azarian's folksy, unpretentious woodcuts are hand-tinted with cheerful watercolors, bringing to life the four New England seasons and the friendly, practical relationships they can foster. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Rural Northern Vermont is heartwarming through all seasons when neighbors help each other. Read full book review >

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LISTEN by Leda Schubert
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 13, 2017

"Schubert and Colón ably demonstrate one of their book's final assertions: 'there really was nobody like Pete Seeger.' (Picture book/biography. 4-9)"
Pete Seeger's lifelong commitment to songwriting, singing, and activism made him a beloved figure in American music. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 4, 2012

"An exceptional life; a stunning achievement. (afterword, source notes, further reading) (Picture book biography. 4-10)"
Audiences thrilled to his mesmerizing performances, in which he spoke through his expressive body without uttering a single word. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FEEDING THE SHEEP by Leda Schubert
ANIMALS
Released: March 2, 2010

"Lovely. (Picture book. 4-8)"
The simple daily farm task of feeding an animal begins a series of events that lead to a warm sweater. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FRANZ SCHUBERT by Wendy Thompson
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Dec. 1, 1991

"Brief glossary; list of works. (Biography. 10+)"
Another entry (see below) in the ``Composer's World'' series, introduced in 1990 with books on Beethoven and Mozart. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BALLET OF THE ELEPHANTS by Leda Schubert
BIOGRAPHY
Released: April 1, 2006

"A charming tale to share with young fans of the circus and ballet. (bibliography, web sites, extensive author note) (Picture book. 4-7)"
In Florida, 1942, a most unusual collaboration took place. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE LIFE OF SCHUBERT by Christopher Gibbs
NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 2000

"This slender volume, crammed with good research, should be the paradigm for the contemporary biography."
A splendid and admirably concise biography of a tragically short-lived genius. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SLEEPING WITH SCHUBERT by Bonnie Marson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 29, 2004

"Hits all the obvious notes while skirting the difficult passages, but should make a fun movie."
Brooklyn lawyer finds herself sharing mind and body with Franz Schubert, in this high-concept first novel already in film development (think Freaky Friday gone symphonic). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A LITTLE SCHUBERT by M.B. Goffstein
Released: Nov. 1, 1972

"There's nobility in the very spareness; a lilt to the title's word play, and Schubert is, of course, the perfect subject for this doll-sized glimpse of greatness."
Minimal is the word. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HAMMER SOUP by Ingrid Schubert
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2004

"Beautiful soup. (Picture book. 6-8)"
The Schuberts dish up a nourishing broth, using "Stone Soup" and "Grasshopper and the Ants" as main ingredients. Read full book review >