Search Results: "Mary-Louise Fitzpatrick"


BOOK REVIEW

I AM I by Mary-Louise Fitzpatrick
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2006

"Its salience and poignancy will be appreciated on many levels. (Picture book. 5-12)"
Two boys, one red-haired, the other blue-haired, on opposite sides of a river, challenge each other by declaring their superiority and importance. Read full book review >

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I’M A TIGER TOO! by Mary-Louise Fitzpatrick
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2001

"The landscape shimmers from backyard to moonlit forest to ocean and back again in a perfect sense of pretend. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Energy and imagination reign from the Irish author-illustrator of Lizzie and Skunk. Read full book review >

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DEAR TOOTH FAIRY by Pamela Duncan Edwards
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2003

"The cumulative effect of images and text is a winsome and heartening tale for little ones awaiting the loss of their first tooth. (Picture book. 4-7)"
In this wry epistolary tale, a precocious six-year-old petitions the tooth fairy regarding the status of her first loose tooth. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LOUISE by Louise Krug
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 2012

"There are fine moments here, but also considerable padding, so that, like so many other books, this is really a magazine article—interesting and readable, but an article all the same."
Memoir of a life turned upside down by illness. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 1998

"This is a moving tribute to a little-known act of generosity, an 'arrow shot through time,' that will leave readers astonished and deeply affected. (Picture book. 7-9)"
Responding to a nationwide appeal during the Irish potato famine, the impoverished Choctaw nation collected $170 (about $5,000 in modern terms) only 15 years after their forced relocation by whites to what is now Oklahoma;with fine insight, this commemoration explains how and why the Choctaw were able to set their anger aside. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MARY by Tomie dePaola
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Sept. 15, 1995

"The interesting conceit behind these illustrationsto take children's book figures and place them in formal icon-like posesworks well. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A strongly religious book featuring 15 scenes from the life of Mary. Read full book review >

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THERE by Marie-Louise Fitzpatrick
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2009

"It might be better to wait for tomorrow. (Picture book. 3-8)"
A little girl is ready to leave town and wander over green hills and valleys. Read full book review >

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SILLY MOMMY, SILLY DADDY by Marie-Louise Fitzpatrick
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2007

"Fitzpatrick's newest tale is just the thing to tease recalcitrant tots out of grumpy moods. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A disgruntled tot throws the adults around her into an uproar until her sagacious older sister reveals the practical solution to this prickly situation. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

YOU, ME AND THE BIG BLUE SEA by Marie-Louise Fitzpatrick
ADVENTURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"He'll have to rely on the audience to do the talking for him. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A mother underestimates her young son's memory in Fitzpatrick's (I'm a Tiger Too!, p. 410, etc.) inventive offering. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MY LOUISE by David Collins
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 15, 2002

"Artistically rather bumpy, but Collins's earnestness will touch most readers all the same."
Collins's debut memoir chronicles his wife's losing battle with breast cancer and his subsequent struggle to raise their two-year-old daughter alone. Read full book review >