Search Results: "Marilyn Sadler"


BOOK REVIEW

TEN EGGS IN A NEST by Marilyn Sadler
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 28, 2014

"A happy and entertaining tale. (Early reader. 2-5)"
Ten eggs hatch, and the counting begins in this tale aimed at the very youngest readers. Read full book review >

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ALICE FROM DALLAS by Marilyn Sadler
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 11, 2014

"The clever ending is a yee-haw moment that will rope in readers as quick as tumbling tumbleweeds. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Grab your cowboy hat and boots and saddle up for one rootin', tootin' story featuring Alice from Dallas. Read full book review >

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PASS IT ON! by Marilyn Sadler
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 22, 2012

"Though it is supposed to be a silent game—and here it is anything but that—this rendering of the childhood favorite captures the essence of its illuminating comedy. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Sadler gives cockamamie treatment to this barnyard variant on the game of telephone. Read full book review >

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CHARLIE PIECHART AND THE CASE OF THE MISSING PIZZA SLICE by Eric Comstock
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"Kids will have fun following Charlie as he solves the mystery and reinforce their fraction skills along the way. (Math picture book. 4-8) "
Pizza night brings a mystery, and plenty of math, to the Piechart household. Read full book review >

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BOBO CRAZY by Marilyn Sadler
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2001

"No rocket fuel required for this lighter-than-air vehicle. (Fiction. 8-10)"
Introduced originally in a 1996 picture book, then a made-for-TV movie, space-station-dwelling preteen Zenon Kar kicks off her chapter-book series with a slangy girl-meets-robodog tale. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2005

"The English take on the French: formidably droll with a touch of the wacko."
An outsider attempts to win over his new neighbors with his gardening skills in this pratfall-filled tale of expatriatism. Read full book review >

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"A gentle, comic treat with a subtle lesson about building character."
In this charming picture book, a timid mouse wins the day by using determination and hard work to overcome his fear of performing in public. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 1, 1994

"Yet another treasure, noble and uplifting, from Britain's Victorian trove."
A thorough compilation of letters that sheds new light on the Scottish writer and minister (1824-1905), a seminal figure in modern fantastic literature. Read full book review >

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REACHING by Judy Ann Sadler
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2011

"Ultimately a book that many new parents will reach for as they revel in their love of baby. (Picture book. 1-3)"
This tribute to a loving family will undoubtedly resonate with many doting parents. Read full book review >

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KNITTING by Judy Ann Sadler
NONFICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2002

"Sadler makes that task possible for beginning knitters of any age. (Nonfiction. 7+)"
A well-designed, easy-to-follow guide for new knitters. Read full book review >

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WE LOVE CHRISTMAS! by Marilyn Janovitz
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"The final pages show the two kittens on Christmas morning, gleefully digging into their stockings and dancing around the Christmas tree. (Picture book. 1-6)"
Two cheery kittens enjoy preparing for the holiday in this delightful rhyming story for young children. Read full book review >