Search Results: "Margaret Park Bridges"


BOOK REVIEW

I LOVE YOU FOREVER by Margaret Park Bridges
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 8, 2015

"Although the message of a parent's endearing and constant love is always welcome, the bland treatment here will leave young readers wanting. (Picture book. 3-5)"
A young child asks, "Mommy, what age was I cutest of all? / Now that I'm bigger or when I was small?" The pages that follow are her reply. Read full book review >

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Released: May 1, 1999

"Denton's airy illustrations are perfectly in keeping with the book's sweet tone. (Picture book. 3-8)"
PLB 0-688-15193-0 If I Were Your Father (32 pp.; $16.00; PLB $15.93; May; 0-688-15192-2; PLB 0-688-15193-0): A young boy offers his ideas on parenthood to his father. Read full book review >

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WILL YOU TAKE CARE OF ME? by Margaret Park Bridges
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 1, 1998

"While the premise might have become precious, Bridges's sentiments avoid the obvious. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Parent and child kangaroos charmingly express their immeasurable love in this appealing story, with echoes of Runaway Bunny. Read full book review >

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AM I BIG OR LITTLE? by Margaret Park Bridges
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2000

"Unabashedly sentimental, this cozy tale is ideal for lap sharing. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A wry look at the unique dichotomy that is part and parcel of early childhood, this playful tale examines that nebulous time period when children are alternately big enough to do some things while too small to do others. Read full book review >

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NOW WHAT CAN I DO? by Margaret Park Bridges
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 1, 2001

"A good way to jump-start the creative juices when the ho-hum blahs loom near. (Picture book. 3-5)"
With a little ingenuity, a sagacious mother turns rainy-day doldrums into dynamic adventures in housework. Read full book review >

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I LOVE THE RAIN by Margaret Park Bridges
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2005

"This overly determined splash-dash celebration of rain doesn't quite float as either a story or a mood piece. (Picture book. 4-7)"
When Molly and Sophie take the bus home from school on a rainy afternoon, Sophie encourages her initially glum friend to celebrate the rain, challenging her to see "a face with raindrop freckles" in a puddle and "rafts for ants" in the leaves floating in the gutter. Read full book review >

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THE UNFAILING LIGHT by Robin Bridges
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 9, 2012

"The simmering tale never quite reaches the boiling point, but fans will nonetheless yearn for the conclusion. (Paranormal romance. 11 & up)"
In the sequel to The Gathering Storm (2012), the tsar forces Katerina to put aside her ambition to attend medical college and return to Smolny Institute for another year of finishing school, immersing her in the dangerous paranormal intrigue of the Russian court. Read full book review >

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DREAMING OF ANTIGONE by Robin Bridges
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 29, 2016

"Though largely plot-driven, Bridges' narrative effectively shows there are no easy remedies to some of society's most troubling ills. (Fiction. 14-18)"
Andria grapples to reconstruct her life following the death of her twin sister, Iris, due to a lethal heroin overdose. Read full book review >

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DREAMS SOME ASSEMBLY REQUIRED...THE BEGINNING by Dale Bridges
Released: Nov. 17, 2012

"Colorful characters in a lively era but in need of focus."
In 1963, three girls travel up to Memphis for a weekend they'll remember the rest of their lives Read full book review >

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THE MORNING STAR by Robin Bridges
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 27, 2013

"Recommended for sophisticated readers who enjoy a fully immersive paranormal experience. (Paranormal romance. 11 & up)"
The Katerina Trilogy wraps up with a sometimes-confusing but action-packed climax. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: June 15, 1997

"This is a probing record of what Bridges calls the calligraphy of the land."
William Least Heat-Moon (Prairyerth, 1991, etc.) crisscrossed America by land and conveyed his impressions in words; Bridges travels by air and records her vision in photographs. Read full book review >