Search Results: "Patricia Mullins"


BOOK REVIEW

DINOSAUR ENCORE by Patricia Mullins
ANIMALS
Released: March 30, 1993

"A pleasure to read, alone or aloud. (Nonfiction/Picture book. 5-10)"
In tissue collages bursting with movement and merry color, nine dinosaurs are compared to still-extant animals. ``Which dinosaurs would thunder louder than a wild stampede? Read full book review >

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ONE HORSE WAITING FOR ME by Patricia Mullins
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 1998

"Less useful as a counting book for the toddler set, and lacking names, captions, and labels for the more equine-inclined, this picture book will find its audience in pre-reading horse enthusiasts, who will be happy to absorb Mullins's many renderings of this much-loved beast. (Picture book. 3-5)"
From Mullins (Dinosaur Encore, 1993, etc.) comes a collection of factual and fabled horses ready to be counted. Read full book review >

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THE SEA-BREEZE HOTEL by Marcia Vaughan
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 15, 1992

"The events may be slight, but the art is intriguing, the enthusiasm contagious. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Deciding that if there are to be no guests at the hotel where his granddad Henry is handyman—the incessant wind has driven them all away—at least they can have fun, Sam builds a kite. Read full book review >

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PATRICIA VON PLEASANTSQUIRREL by James Proimos
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2009

"Illustrated with simple cartoons in yellow, purple and gray, this tongue-in-cheek mini-epic will have parents and younger fans of Proimos' offbeat Johnny Mutton tales snickering. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Inspired by a certain children's classic about a "silly boy with no social graces" who becomes king of the Wild Things, snotty young Patricia decides to leave home in search of the princessdom she is sure that she deserves. Read full book review >

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THE SELECTED STORIES OF PATRICIA HIGHSMITH by Patricia Highsmith
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2001

This massive tome reprints five of the seven complete collections of short stories by Highsmith (1921-95), together with a brief introduction by Graham Greene excerpted from a sixth. Read full book review >

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THE MASTER PAINTER by Edwin Mullins
Released: April 18, 1989

Medievalist and art-critic Mullins has published historical novels in England; this fictionalized look st Flemish painter Jan van Eyck is a competent but not very auspicious American debut. Read full book review >

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DEAR STRANGERS by Meg Mullins
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 8, 2010

"Strained and stagy."
Mullins (The Rug Merchant, 2006) examines a family that has never recovered from a grievous blow it suffered in 1982. Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 11, 2013

"An aphorism-filled book with an empowering message."
Mullins provides a ministerial approach to overcoming obstacles and fulfilling purpose. Read full book review >

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Released: June 16, 2012

"Wise business counsel from guys who got there the hard way—and who want to help the reader forge an easier path."
Two entrepreneurs impart no-nonsense advice in a blunt business book that hits the mark. Read full book review >

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THE 13TH TARGET by Mark de Castrique
Released: July 3, 2012

"Though its prose is merely serviceable and its characters stereotypical, this intricate thriller from de Castrique (The Sandburg Connection, 2011, etc.) offers a good deal of interesting and timely information on the Federal Reserve."
A bodyguard turns shamus when his charge is the victim of a suspicious shooting. Read full book review >