Search Results: "Lewis Trondheim"


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CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"Nothing says 'Christmas' like monsters. (Graphic novel. 6-8)"
A pre-Christmas ski trip slaloms into a series of wild escapades in this import from a prolific French graphic novelist. Read full book review >

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MONSTER TURKEY by Lewis Trondheim
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 2, 2012

"The tiny-type narrative text is hard to make out, but fans of Trondheim's previous graphic tales will be used to his format. (Graphic fiction. 6-8)"
Thanks to a flow of toxic waste that turns farm animals into monsters, a family's rural vacation takes several exciting, if wildly arbitrary turns. Read full book review >

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A.L.I.E.E.E.N. by Lewis Trondheim
SCIENCE FICTION
Released: May 1, 2006

"Not for the younger set, but an accomplished offbeat selection worth considering. (Graphic novel. 12-14)"
Designed to look like a weatherworn comic found in the woods, this outrageously imaginative graphic novel touts itself as the "first extraterrestrial comic book on earth." Read full book review >

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TINY TYRANT by Lewis Trondheim
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2007

"Calvin and Hobbes fans will be particularly delighted. (Graphic fiction. 9-11)"
Taking child spoilage to a whole new level, six-year-old King Ethelbert performs some world-class acting out in these 12 graphic-format misadventures. Read full book review >

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BOURBON ISLAND 1730 by Appollo
ADVENTURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2008

"Discursive endnotes act as helpful historical anchors to connect the reader to this time. (Graphic fiction. 16 & up; adult)"
A quiet yet still somewhat swashbuckling tale of 18th-century piracy and colonial tension on a small French Island. 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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Released: Jan. 1, 2000

"Scenes of anger, sorrow, and fleeting happiness merge to produce recognizable characters who walk and breathe in this impressive first effort. (Fiction. 12-14)"
In her first YA novel, Lewis delivers a deceptively simple, in-depth psychological portrait of an angry girl who finds courage in her dreams of Abraham Lincoln. Read full book review >

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STEALING CANDY by Stewart Lewis
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 2, 2017

"Just don't think. (Thriller. 14-18)"
When Candy is literally stolen from her snooty New England boarding school, she knows something the kidnappers don't: her rock-star dad is not going to ransom her. Read full book review >

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STOLEN BEGINNINGS by Susan Lewis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 1992

"Overlong, tedious, and improbable to the point of absurdity: a first-class lemon that's in no way saved by its British accent."
The London-based author of Dance While You Can (p. 132), etc., presents a contemporary romance/suspense that moves between England, New York, and Italy. Read full book review >

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THE WORLD'S LAST NIGHT by C.S. Lewis
Released: Feb. 10, 1960

"Our current personal and corporate sins get the full treatment, and we shudder in applause."
Any new book by C. S. Lewis (The Screwtape Letters) is bound to receive an eager and curious welcome, eager because he seems to know so surely the state we are in at the moment, a state easier to bear because of the shafts of light his agile mind throws upon it to reveal its real dimensions, and curious because we can never know the direction from which the light may come. Read full book review >