Search Results: "Marvela Dawnay"


BOOK REVIEW

MANipulated Into Fear by Marvela Dawnay
Released: Dec. 20, 2012

"The lack of self-reflection lessens this triumphant story of survival in the face of abuse."
In this memoir, a woman chronicles her long, abusive relationship with a psychopath. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE CHAMPIONS OF APPLEDORE by Romayne Dawnay
ADVENTURE
Released: April 1, 1994

"An infestation of polecats (smelly, garrulous, rude little weasels) adds substantially to the humor of this splendid debut, whose fresh wit and lively action (vividly reflected in the author's energetic drawings) make it an irresistible readaloud. (Fiction. 8-12)"
A delightful comic adventure in the spirit of Sharp's The Rescuers, set in a lighthearted alternative to Joan Aiken's fantasy Britain. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A POSSUM'S TAIL by Gabby Dawnay
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 11, 2014

"This understated British romp will have readers absorbed in its details. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Dawney and Barrow here offer the tale of a little boy who navigates the streets of 1940s London to visit the possums at the zoo. Read full book review >