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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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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PATRICIA BOSWORTH
by Gerald Bartell

In a series of successful biographies, Patricia Bosworth trained the spotlight on four major American artists: Montgomery Clift, Marlon Brando, Diane Arbus, and Jane Fonda. Now, in The Men in My Life: A Memoir of Love and Art in 1950s Manhattan, Bosworth takes center stage.

The memoir follows her life and career from the 50s through the early 60s as ...


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BEST BOOKS OF 2016: PATRICIA BELL-SCOTT
by Maya Payne Smart

In The Firebrand and the First Lady, scholar Patricia Bell-Scott illuminates the unlikely friendship between two historic American women. Radical civil and women’s rights activist Pauli Murray and first lady Eleanor Roosevelt corresponded for years and swayed one another’s social justice aims and strategies. Their views never converged, but Bell-Scott makes a compelling case that they grew with and toward ...


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BOOK REVIEW

FIONA'S LACE by Patricia Polacco
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 26, 2014

"Polacco's large and multiethnic family yields up another fine story, this one in greens and grays, lace and fire. (Picture book. 4-8)"
When the textile mill in Glen Kerry, Ireland, is closed, Fiona's family accepts passage to Chicago to work as servants for the family who paid their fares. Read full book review >