Search Results: "Morgan Midgett"


BOOK REVIEW

OH, CRUMPS!/¡AY CARAMBA! by Lee Bock
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 2003

"Midgett's illustrations are reminiscent of Joe Cepeda's rowdy, good-humored style and serve to prove useful at story time and in farm units for primary-grade students. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Beautiful illustrations—humorous, busy, matte-surfaced, revealing the canvas texture of the original acrylic paintings—highlight this twisting account of a farmer's attempt to get a good night's sleep. 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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THE FLYING EMU by Sally Morgan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1993

"Glossary. (Folklore. 5-12)"
Dedicated by the aboriginal author to ``all the naughty children in the world,'' 20 lively original stories replete with the mythic stuff of wonder tales—magic, transformation, resurrection, eating alive, disgorging, and other comically earthy workings of the digestive tract—all recounted in an engaging colloquial style. Read full book review >

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DR. SEUSS & MR. GEISEL by Judith Morgan
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 1995

"Competent, if uninsightful, in discussing Geisel's place in American culture, the Morgans tend to heap adulation on the creator of Ooblek, the Lorax, and Sneetches."
The facts of Theodor Geisel's life are not as well known as his illustrious works, but in this authorized biography (from Geisel's own publisher), they're nearly as exuberant. Read full book review >

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THE WONDROUS AND THE WICKED by Page Morgan
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 14, 2015

"Standard-issue paranormal romance with lots of descriptions of dresses. (Paranormal romance. 12-18)"
This book concludes the trilogy that began with The Beautiful and the Cursed (2013) and continued with The Lovely and the Lost (2014).Read full book review >

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THE 100  by Kass Morgan
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 3, 2013

"Perhaps the television incarnation will have some life. (Dystopian adventure. 15 & up)"
One hundred teen convicts may be the only hope of the human race. Read full book review >

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THE BOY WHO RETURNED FROM THE SEA by Clay Morgan
ADVENTURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"Undiscriminating readers likely won't mind that the writing is amateurish, much of the dialogue is unrealistic and the ending isn't conclusive, suggesting yet another sequel. (Fiction. 9-12)"
In this sequel to The Boy Who Spoke Dog (2003), Jack makes his way back to the uninhabited island on which he had been stranded a year earlier. Read full book review >

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DRUIDS by Morgan Llywelyn
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Released: Feb. 18, 1990

Another roiling brew of history, poppycock, and fantasy from the Irish Marion Zimmer Bradley. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 2008

"Engrossing retelling of an extraordinary life, correcting many popular misconceptions."
Probing biography of a woman who did a lot more than whistle a happy tune. Read full book review >