Search Results: "Lila Prap"


BOOK REVIEW

DINOSAURS?! by Lila Prap
by Lila Prap, illustrated by Lila Prap
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2010

"From now on human visitors to the henhouse had better watch their step. (Informational picture book. 6-8)"
Loaded with appeal for confirmed young fans, this import surrounds thick-lined, grainy, colored cartoon portraits of 14 dinosaurs with an awed audience of modern dino-descendants—which is to say, chickens. Read full book review >

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1001 STORIES by Lila Prap
by Lila Prap, illustrated by Lila Prap
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2006

"A great addition to any fairy-tale collection, teacher's bookshelf to teach parts of a story or carry-on tote. (Picture book. 3-8)"
This ingenious amalgamation of fairy tales will have readers opening it over and over, never reading the same tale twice. Read full book review >

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ANIMAL LULLABIES by Lila Prap
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

"A sweet bedtime poetry collection, but for lullabies, nothing beats Kate McMullan and David McPhail's If You Were My Bunny (1996). (Picture book. 3-6)"
A creative look at what lullabies animals might sing to their babies. Read full book review >

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DOGGY WHYS? by Lila Prap
by Lila Prap, illustrated by Lila Prap
ANIMALS
Released: June 11, 2011

"Filled with questions any child might ask, replete with a sense of warmth and good cheer and packing enough offbeat facts to entice even the most reluctant reader, this is bound to be a classroom favorite as well as a great choice for any dog lover. Can a selection on cats be far behind? (Informational picture book. 4-8)"
Everything you wondered about dogs but were afraid to ask is answered in this slim, friendly volume of canine Q&A. Read full book review >

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DADDIES by Lila Prap
by Lila Prap, illustrated by Lila Prap
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"Regardless, this is a loving tribute to the special relationship between a father and his son. (Picture book. 3-6)"
An imaginative son and his father romp through a myriad of incarnations of animal pairs in the five minutes before bedtime. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LILA by Marilynne Robinson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 7, 2014

"Fans of Robinson will wish the book were longer—and will surely look forward to the next."
More balm in Gilead as Robinson (When I Was a Child I Read Books, 2012, etc.) returns to familiar ground to continue the saga ofJohn Amesand his neighbors. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 15, 1991

"Engrossingly, utterly Pirsig—fans will not be disappointed."
Pirsig's absorbing second novel, appearing nearly two decades after Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, continues where his former work left off—in an exploration of the Metaphysics of Quality set against a journey by sailboat to the Atlantic Ocean. Read full book review >

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LILA BLOOM by Alexander Stadler
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 5, 2004

After a bad day at school a little girl named Lila announces to her caretaker aunt and her ballet teacher, Madame Vera, that she wants to quit her strictly run ballet class. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LILA SAYS by Chimo
Released: Jan. 1, 1999

"The tension between Chimo's struggles to understand her (and himself) and efforts to express his sense of exclusion from French society paradoxically imbue this tense rÇcit with a suspenseful and rewarding complexity."
This pseudonymous 1996 debut novel was a bestseller in France, where the mystery surrounding its author's identity itself became a major news item. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MOVING LILA by Julie Fleming
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2000

"A nicely written debut, but with little emotional punch."
An intimate drama of family secrets that moves at a compelling pace, yet leaves one wondering what all the fuss was about. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LILA AND THE CROW by Gabrielle Grimard
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 11, 2016

"Though hardly a bullying silver bullet, this is an artful take on resilience. (Picture book. 5-8)"
A lonely, bullied child comes to proudly claim the label her tormentors give her, refusing to let their hateful judgment determine her self-worth. Read full book review >