Search Results: "Marguerita Rudolph"


BOOK REVIEW

THE GOOD STEPMOTHER by Marguerita Rudolph
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 4, 1992

"Attractive realistic illustrations round out a story that will be welcomed as much for its contemporary theme as for its traditional setting. (Picture book. 4-8)"
``Boris Zakhoder, a well-known writer for children in the Soviet Union'' was the original author of this pleasant tale about a princess who devises a unique way to select a stepmother. Read full book review >

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WILMA RUDOLPH by Victoria Sherrow
Released: Feb. 21, 2000

"Despite that hitch, readers will find this an inspiring story. (Biography. 8-12)"
paper 1-57505-442-6 This entry in the On My Own Biography series provides a serviceable introduction to running star Rudolph, once considered "the fastest woman in the world." Read full book review >

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HOW A SHIRT GREW IN THE FIELD by Konstantin Ushinsky
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 21, 1992

"Useful note on flax. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A 19th-century Russian ``classic,'' originally published in this adaptation in 1967 with illustrations by Yaroslava. Read full book review >

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RUDOLPH SHINES AGAIN by Robert L. May
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 22, 2015

"Those who appreciated Caparo's illustrations in the original edition will also like this sequel and will probably overlook the unsuccessful story. (Picture book. 3-7)"
In this sequel to the original story about the famous reindeer with a glowing red nose, Rudolph loses his special power and then gains it back after helping find two lost bunnies. Read full book review >

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RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER by Robert L. May
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 30, 2014

"Rudolph and his contribution to the Santa saga seem firmly entrenched in American Christmas tradition, and this fresh look at the reindeer that triumphs over rejection and a seeming disability may be a new holiday classic. (Picture book. 4-8)"
The original 1939 story about a reindeer with a noteworthy nose serves as the text of this lavishly illustrated, oversize interpretation of Rudolph's place in Christmas lore. Read full book review >

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RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER by Thea Feldman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 9, 2014

"Fans of the TV special will be drawn to this edition of the beloved story; others may want to check out the new interpretation of the original story by Robert L. May, publishing on Sept. 30, 2014. (Picture book. 4-8)"
The version of the holiday story that has been shown on television for the past 50 years is the basis for this interpretation of Rudolph's tale. Read full book review >

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RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER POP-UP BOOK by Lisa Marsoli
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2014

"A quick recap for younger fans of the perennial stop-motion holiday classic. (Pop-up picture book. 3-5)"
Produced to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1964 made-for-TV film, this keepsake pairs a summarized plot to pop-up tableaux fashioned from select stills. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FOUR CORNERS by Wally Rudolph
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 10, 2014

"A familiar noirish plot enlivened by its no-nonsense, rough-living narrator."
A meth addict itching to go straight gets sidetracked in the Southwest in this tough-talking debut. Read full book review >

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NOBLE CHASE by Michael Rudolph
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 19, 2016

"A dandy debut novel featuring lawyers with both integrity and nautical skills."
A fast-moving legal thriller that's resolved on the high seas instead of in a courtroom. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Living Beyond by Ivan Rudolph
NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 7, 2015

"A thoroughly researched, if highly speculative, interpretation of near-death accounts."
Rudolph (Eyre: The Forgotten Explorer, 2014, etc.) explores the phenomenon of near-death experiences through a Christian lens in this religious work.Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 23, 2005

"Intensely involving: a character study of a gifted, driven man and the world that created him."
Enthralling plunge into the world of the late Bernard Loiseau: celebrity chef, P.R. genius, and manic-depressive. Read full book review >

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SLOW MOON, RISING by Charles Rudolph
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 9, 2013

"An effective novel of recent history that rises above its flaws on the strength of a well-told story."
In this novel of self-discovery set against the backdrop of a turning point in China's history, a middle-aged man comes to terms with his bicultural identity and finally learns a sense of integrity and responsibility. Read full book review >