Search Results: "Nina Wolff Feld"


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SOMEDAY YOU WILL UNDERSTAND by Nina Wolff Feld
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 2014

"One man's valiant story unearths valuable wartime details."
A dying father's wartime army box yields a wealth of lively detail about American intelligence work in POW and displaced persons camps within the ruins of Europe. Read full book review >

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SHAPES MISTAKEN by Ross Feld
Released: May 23, 1989

After his sharp, ruefully amusing debut (Years Out, 1976), Feld's fiction took a somber turn: Only Shorter (1982) was, despite darkly humorous moments, a stark and bravely unsentimental close-up of terminal illness. Read full book review >

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GUSTON IN TIME by Ross Feld
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 2003

A concise interpretive biography and memoir of the renegade Abstract Expressionist by his friend, the late novelist Feld (Zwilling's Dream, 1999, etc.), for many years a Kirkus reviewer. Read full book review >

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BABY BEAR SEES BLUE by Ashley  Wolff
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 7, 2012

"Imbued with a spirit of exploration, fostered by parental protection, Baby Bear's colorful adventures will enrich repeat bedtime read-alouds. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Inspired by the mother bear and cub in Blueberries for Sal, Wolff creates a gentle story for toddlers that introduces colors and images from the natural world. Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 16, 2011

"A spiritual yet sturdy approach to an issue of national consequence."
Feld's (Wake Up! Your Life is Calling!, 2009, etc.) self-help manual advocates a sensible, feel-good approach to surviving America's economic downfall. Read full book review >

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WHEN LUCY GOES OUT WALKING by Ashley  Wolff
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 1, 2009

"A dog-lover's look at the changing seasons. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Lucy's forays into the outside world give the youngest readers a glance at the typical weather in a northerly clime and activities popular for each of the 12 months of the year, as well as a look at how quickly a puppy grows up. Read full book review >

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Released: March 16, 1992

"When he keeps to his subject, he can be mesmerizing, but he tends to wander into uncharted waters, where he frequently gets lost."
Nine autobiographical essays by novelist Wolff (The Final Club, 1990, etc.), whose own early-life adventures would make Tom Jones blanch. Read full book review >

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TALLULAH IN THE KITCHEN by Nancy Wolff
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2005

"No eating words here—just delicious pancakes that Tallulah and her friends sell at a lemonade stand. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Tallulah the cat loves to cook—especially pancakes. Read full book review >

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BABY BEAR COUNTS ONE by Ashley  Wolff
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 24, 2013

"Brimming with visual treasures and ending with snowflakes—'too many to count'—this joyous treat will reward both family and group sharing. (Picture book. 2-6)"
The season's turned from summer to fall since Baby Bear learned about the colors in his world (Baby Bear Sees Blue, 2012). Now, as he and Mama observe many creatures getting ready for winter, he learns to count. Read full book review >

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IT’S TIME FOR SCHOOL WITH TALLULAH by Nancy Wolff
ANIMALS
Released: July 1, 2007

"Designed to demonstrate that school and learning are fun, this perky primer of pretend school will be reassuring to preschoolers who are anxious about the experience. (Picture book. 4-6)"
Spunky Tallulah, from Tallulah in the Kitchen (2005), dusts the flour from her cat paws and exchanges it for blackboard chalk dust in a classroom because, after all, she was born to teach. Read full book review >