Search Results: "Mary Morgan"


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DEEPER WATERS by Mary Morgan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 10, 2002

"Noah continues to be a likable and believable hero—prone to human error and misgivings—as Morgan avoids hackneyed plotting: an entry that's original and thoroughly diverting."
Morgan's third outing brings a return visit from lawyer Noah Richards. Read full book review >

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WHEN YOU WANDER by Margarita Engle
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 30, 2013

"A sensible safety lesson and a satisfying story. (afterword) (Picture book. 3-8)"
A charismatic golden retriever narrates this earnest story about finding a toddler who wanders away into the woods. Read full book review >

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DRAGON PIZZERIA by Mary Morgan
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 13, 2008

"This playful addition to any fairy-tale collection will be a hit in storytimes. (Picture book. 3-8)"
Two dragons in Fairy Tale Land decide to open a pizza shop. Read full book review >

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BENJAMIN'S BUGS by Mary Morgan
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 1994

"With its delicate grounding in the real behavior of its humanized animals, this is a charming Beatrix Potter descendant, a perfect stepping stone to Potter's more demanding texts. (Picture book. 1-6)"
A small, sweet book that describes, with disarming simplicity, a little porcupine's adventures on a walk with his mama, a motherly animal person who much resembles Mrs. Tiggy Winkle. Read full book review >

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SLEEP TIGHT, LITTLE MOUSE by Mary Morgan
ANIMALS
Released: May 13, 2003

In this diminutive charmer, a restless mouseling tells his mama that he'd rather sleep in a bird's nest, in a pile of puppies, a kangaroo's pouch, with bats in a cave, or with a polar bear mama. Read full book review >

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PIP SITS by Mary Morgan
by Mary Morgan, illustrated by Mary Morgan
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2017

"A good book for hatching new readers. (Early reader. 5-7)"
A playful porcupine kit ends up having ducklings imprint on him after their mother asks him to sit on her clutch of eggs. Read full book review >

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THE HOUSE AT THE EDGE OF THE JUNGLE by Mary Morgan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 9, 1999

"But Isabel herself—as quirky and unpredictable as she is believable and fascinating—will keep you steadily turning pages."
An offbeat follow-up to her impressive debut (Willful Neglect, 1997)—offbeat in the sense that there are no corpses, no clues, no cops, no usual suspects. Read full book review >

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WILLFUL NEGLECT by Mary Morgan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 16, 1997

"Most readers will want to hear more from the quietly charismatic hero of this poignant, penetrating, suspenseful debut, written in a style both easy and elegant."
A first-class debut novel that tells the story of young lawyer Noah Richards, a widower who, having enjoyed a short, blissful marriage, now finds himself lost, at loose ends. Read full book review >

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THE SOUND OF HER NAME by Mary Morgan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2005

"A palatable historical novel that holds the nostalgia."
Seattle novelist Morgan's (Deeper Waters, 2002, etc.) folksy history lesson revisits a small Welsh town 20 years after the Americans ran through in WWII. Read full book review >

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ASLEEP IN A HEAP by Elizabeth Winthrop
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: Oct. 15, 1993

"Just the thing for a tuck-in storytime. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A diverting new take on the topic of a wakeful tot. Read full book review >

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OUR PUPPIES ARE GROWING by Carolyn Otto
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 30, 1998

"An excellent resource for new and prospective owners, as well as the merely curious. (Picture book/nonfiction. 3-6)"
This newest entry in the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science series examines the early stages of a puppy's development, from gestation to approximately eight weeks. Read full book review >