Search Results: "Lucy Moore"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 29, 1998

"The result is edifying, richly colorful, and, at times, enthralling."
This nifty popular history spotlights the interrelated careers of the Georgian era's two most notorious good-for-nothings: Jonathan Wild and Jack Sheppard. Read full book review >

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ANYTHING GOES by Lucy Moore
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 11, 2010

"Snappy, vivid account of America's most glittering decade."
Moore (Liberty: The Lives and Times of Six Women in Revolutionary France, 2007, etc.) delivers a fast-paced portrait of the 20th-century's fizziest decade, replete with gangsters, flappers, speakeasies and jazz. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2007

"The narrative round-robin can be chaotic. Still, an attractive book for those with an interest in women's history of the period."
A fascinating, if disjointed, hagiography of six women often overlooked by the history books despite their behind-the-scenes involvement in the cultural affairs and politics of Revolutionary France. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 3, 2005

"A stirring story of women strong enough to both embrace and defy tradition."
The British historian examines the remarkable transition of India's female royalty from fairy-tale queens to activist powerbrokers as colonial fiefdoms merged into Asia's largest democracy. Read full book review >

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MAISY'S WORLD OF ANIMALS by Lucy Cousins
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2014

"For armchair travelers newly or not yet out of diapers, Maisy again serves as a safe and comfortably familiar companion with whom to explore the wider world. (Pop-up informational picture book. 18 mos.-3)"
Maisy meets smiling animals in habitats from jungle to ocean in her newest First Science Book. Read full book review >

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MAISY'S FIRST NUMBERS by Lucy Cousins
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 27, 2013

"Cousins again proves she knows what works for the youngest of readers. (Board book. 6 mos.-3)"
Maisy counts up to five in the simplest of concept books. Read full book review >

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MAISY GOES TO THE HOSPITAL by Lucy Cousins
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 1, 2007

"Her bright gouache paintings feature her familiar and beloved cast of characters and introduce a few new friends, and her simple tale is just right for a gentle introduction to a hospital visit. (Picture book. 2-6)"
In a First Experiences Storybook, Cousins' inimitable mouse Maisy makes another foray into the genre of picture books aimed at reassuring fearful readers. Read full book review >

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I’M THE BEST by Lucy Cousins
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2010

"Relish Cousins's lusciously vibrant, liquid-textured inks and the thick pencil lines that boldly match the boasting. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Jubilant colors buoy this profile of a braggart. Read full book review >

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JAZZY IN THE JUNGLE by Lucy Cousins
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"Vividly colorful and delightful fun, this is Cousins doing what she does best: entertaining the youngest of readers with panache. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A mother lemur searches for her baby among the flora and fauna of the jungle. Read full book review >

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ZA-ZA'S BABY BROTHER by Lucy Cousins
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 1, 1995

"A delight right down to the endpapers. (Picture book. 2-4)"
Cousins (Noah's Ark, 1993, etc.) plows a well-worked plot: Za- Za is not happy that the new baby takes so much of his parents' attention, but after playing alone with her new brother and helping put him to bed, Za-Za learns that there's still time for hugs and a bedtime story. Read full book review >