Search Results: "Mo Oh"


BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 26, 2001

"The publisher no doubt hoped to preserve the legacy of one of the university's best-known alumni, but this unfocused effort is simply not adequate for that purpose. (16 halftones, not seen)"
Carson and Johnson (both Journalism/Univ. of Arizona) have assembled a great many facts about Udall, who died in 1998, but facts alone don't illuminate a life. Read full book review >

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OH! by Kevin Henkes
Released: Oct. 1, 1999

"For all their simplicity, the words and acts have an opacity that encumbers flow and meaning; the haiku-like spareness is employed without effect. (Picture book. 2-6)"
PLB 0-688-17054-4 Henkes offers a bare-bones arrangement of words to convey snowfall, the creatures that enjoy it, and the passing of the day. Read full book review >

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OH! by Josse Goffin
by Josse Goffin, illustrated by Josse Goffin
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1991

"Amusingly playful use of easily read images and bold, handsome design. (Picture book. 2-7)"
Crisply drawn illustrations fold out for a series of visual surprises, with a new item in each as the basis of the next transformation: as the first right-hand page unfolds, a pointing hand grasps the tail of a cheery alligator balancing a cup on his nose; on the next spread the cup opens to become a ship; the tail of the fish by the ship becomes the tail of a bird. Read full book review >

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MUDDLE & MO by Nikki Slade Robinson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 21, 2017

"A simple story with sweet illustrations that make this an easy entry for very young readers. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Muddle the duck is confused as to why friend Mo looks so strange—before finally realizing that Mo is a goat, not a duck. Read full book review >

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LITTLE MO by Martin Waddell
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 1993

Rainbow scarf around her neck, Little Mo (a polar bear) steps hopefully onto the ice, only to bump down hard. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"A fitting tribute. (Graphic biography. 8-14)"
This comic-book biography of a Jewish girl's life under the Nazi jackboot and then as a refugee is low key and that much more profound for it. Read full book review >

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LOOKING FOR MO by Daniel Duane
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 1998

"A nicely balanced work on the age-old quest for enlightenment."
A slim but pleasing meditative account of the Zen of mountain climbing from first-novelist Duane (Caught Inside: A Surfer's Year on the California Coast, 1996, etc.). Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2000

"Told with wry humor and an insider's view: one can't help but wonder how these wildcatters occupied themselves before 1994."
All about Internet stock traders—those weirdo workaholics who make money, lose money, perpetuate scams, uncover scams, spend hours sending endless (often pointless) e-mails, live at their keyboards, and never seem to make enough to retire and get out of the business. Read full book review >

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WAKE UP MO! by StoryToys
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 13, 2014

"A very well-balanced effort. Kids will want to help Mo and his critters wake up and go to sleep over and over again. (iPad storybook app. 1-5)"
This digital pop-up book for toddlers and preschoolers aims to help youngsters learn about daily routines. Read full book review >

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OH MY, OH NO! by Lisa Charrier
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 23, 2014

"Amusing but flawed. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A little girl's attempts to emulate Mommy are mostly messy. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"Those who might ignore parental advice will find Whitney's unbiased point-of-view and unswerving cheerfulness helpful. (Nonfiction. 7-12)"
An earnest but enthusiastic guide to being a sibling, from a girl's perspective. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 20, 1992

"Unlike most of Richler, largely for Canadians; for a look at Canada that's more accessible to those south of the border, try Jan Morris's O Canada (p. 307)."
Quebec-born Richler (Solomon Gursky Was Here, 1990, etc.) undertakes a backgrounder to that province's independence movement, with several large flashes of illuminating absurdity about the passionate Quebecois. Read full book review >