Search Results: "Pauline Mortensen"


BOOK REVIEW

LOOKING FOR COLORS WITH LILY AND MILO by Pauline Oud
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 11, 2017

"These lovable characters in simple, recognizable scenes will easily engage toddlers in basic language development. (Picture book. 18 mos.-3)"
Lily, a bunny, and Milo, a mouse, have fun identifying colors throughout their playtime. Read full book review >

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IN THE TREES, HONEY BEES by Lori Mortensen
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2009

"Show this entry in the Sharing Nature with Children series to young budding naturalists but be prepared for their questions. (Informational picture book. 4-7)"
Simple rhymes and striking full-bleed illustrations introduce the daily lives of honeybees to very young readers and listeners. Read full book review >

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BUT I WANTED A LITTLE SISTER by Pauline Oud
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2017

"New sibling relationships will never fail to need stories—especially ones that end in acceptance. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A young tot learns how to cope with the disappointment of having a brother instead of a sister. Read full book review >

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QUESTIONABLE CREATURES by Pauline Baynes
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

As untamed as the creatures she depicts, Baynes introduces more than two dozen animals real and fantastical—all drawn from medieval European sources—with often eyebrow-raising comments on their grosser habits, as well as the various medicines and aphrodisiacs that could, purportedly, be made from their parts. Read full book review >

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MODERN ART by Pauline Ridley
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 1995

"Their strengths are putting artists and art movements in a larger context rather than investigating individuals; they are especially advantageous when used in conjunction with other texts. (full-color reproductions, glossary, bibliography, further reading, index) (Nonfiction. 11-15)"
From the Art and Artists series. Read full book review >

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PROJECT FARCRY by Pauline Ashwell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 1995

British Ashwell's first hardcover (the paperback Unwillingly to Earth) is, technically, a ``fix-up''that is, a concatenation of six linked but independent stories (at least one of which has appeared under the name Paul Ash). Read full book review >

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MURDER AT ST. OSWALD'S by Pauline Bell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 18, 1993

"An undoubtedly talented newcomer in dire need of discipline and direction."
Chief-Inspector Browne and Detective Sergeant Hunter are among the parishioners at St. Read full book review >

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THE VENTRILOQUIST'S TALE by Pauline Melville
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 3, 1998

"Melville's wise and artful fiction suggests, in Rosa's fate, some of the ways the West and the larger world, as well as myth and the mundane, might find common ground Rich, penetrating, idiosyncratic work from a new, uniquely gifted storyteller."
"All stories are told for revenge or tribute," says the unnamed narrator here. Read full book review >