Search Results: "Munro Price"


BOOK REVIEW

NAPOLEON by Munro Price
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 2014

"A useful addition to Napoleonic history, but readers well versed in that history will follow the battles and diplomatic machinations better than those with a narrower scope of historical and geographical knowledge."
An exploration of the years between Napoleon's invasion of Russia and his exile to Elbe. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 1, 2003

"Drier than dust—a shame, given the inherent interest of the materials—but nonetheless useful to historians of the period."
British scholar Price (History/Univ. of Bradford) scrutinizes a little-studied episode of the French Revolution and solves a couple of minor mysteries in the bargain. Read full book review >

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MARKET MAZE by Roxie Munro
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 15, 2015

"A great way to introduce kids to their foods' origins and to prepare them for a greenmarket visit of their own. (Interactive informational picture book. 4-8)"
With an interactive maze/map, Munro demystifies for children where all the items for sale at the farmers market originate. Read full book review >

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INSIDE-OUTSIDE DINOSAURS by Roxie Munro
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"Pre-readers in particular will be drawn to this prehistoric primer. (bibliography, web resources) (Informational picture book. 4-6)"
Munro moves from architecture to paleontology for her latest Inside-Outside album, portraying each of eight familiar dinosaurs as a fossil skeleton and then, on the next spread, fleshing the specimen out and posing it in an open, natural setting with several other creatures of the same era. Read full book review >

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THE INSIDE-OUTSIDE BOOK OF TEXAS by Roxie Munro
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2001

"True Texans may quibble at what is not included, but given a state with the fourth and ninth largest cities in the United States along with vast rural areas, it probably isn't possible to cover everything. (Nonfiction. 4-8)"
In another inside-outside book, Munro tackles the big state of Texas in a giant-sized format and vividly colorful style. Read full book review >

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CIRCUS by Roxie Munro
by Roxie Munro, illustrated by Roxie Munro
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"A winning concept expertly executed; could become a young child's favorite book. (Picture book. 2-7)"
A tour of the big top, with scores of flaps to lift. Read full book review >

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DOORS by Roxie Munro
by Roxie Munro, illustrated by Roxie Munro
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2004

"Never have the pleasures of discovery been more generously fulfilled. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Munro invites readers in rhyme to lift ten big single- or double-flap doors to look for objects inside. Read full book review >

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MASTERPIECE MIX by Roxie Munro
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 15, 2017

"A handsome and satisfying companion to Market Maze (2015). (Informational picture book. 4-8)"
Looking for a fresh and inviting introduction to academic painting genres such as still life, portrait, or landscape? Why not bring readers inside an artist's studio (perhaps author/illustrator Munro's own?) and actually show them the process? Read full book review >

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BUSY BUILDERS by Roxie Munro
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2012

"Enticing as an introduction to insects and spiders. (Nonfiction. 4-9)"
Many-legged home-builders are rendered in remarkable artwork. Read full book review >

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MAZE WAYS by Roxie Munro
by Roxie Munro, illustrated by Roxie Munro
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 14, 2007

"The author's latest tale is a satisfying follow-up to Amazement Park (2005) for fans and bound to attract newcomers as well. (Picture book. 7-11)"
Munro presents fans of her previous maze challenges new fodder to delight and intrigue. Read full book review >

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AMAZEMENT PARK by Roxie Munro
NONFICTION
Released: April 1, 2005

"An answer key is provided in the end pages. (Picture book. 6+)"
Munro's latest maze-craze offering expands upon the concept of her earlier work, Mazescapes (2001). Read full book review >