Search Results: "Pim Higginson"


BOOK REVIEW

CRUEL CITY by Mongo Beti
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 4, 2013

"'A strange destiny: to always suffer.' This book explores that truism from a singular, compelling perspective."
A persuasive, even gripping study of a spiteful, naïve character, from Cameroonian writer Beti (1932-2001). Read full book review >

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WHERE IS PIM? by Lena Landström
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2015

"Pom is the elemental Everychild—and just darlin'. (Picture book. 2-7)"
Dog takes Pom's Pim in this return of one of the most heart-gladdening creatures on Earth (Pom and Pim, 2014).Read full book review >

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POM AND PIM by Lena Landström
Kirkus Star
by Lena Landström, illustrated by Olof Landström, translated by Julia Marshall
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2014

"A perfect primer for the existential philosophy required for a small one to make it through the day. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Young Pom and his potato-shaped rag doll, Pim, make their way through the ups and downs of everyday life. Read full book review >

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MOLLY & PIM AND THE MILLIONS OF STARS by Martine Murray
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 17, 2017

"Warm and wise for middle-grade readers who appreciate just a hint of the fantastic. (Fiction. 8-12)"
When her mother is accidentally transformed by a powerful potion, Molly learns to accept the magic in her own life. Read full book review >

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YOU'RE GETTING A BABY SISTER! by Sheila Sweeny Higginson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2012

"Nicely explores little ones' excited anticipation and justified reservations about the newest additions to their families. (Board book. 2-4)"
There's a lot to celebrate (and dread) when a baby sister arrives. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

POETRY
Released: Aug. 30, 1991

"The art here is so arresting that some readers may miss the poems' quieter message; those who do pause to savor their beauty will be well rewarded. (Poetry/Picture book. 4+)"
Season by season, a lovely collection of haiku from around the world, texts superimposed on glowing, impressionistic pastels in sunset colors. Read full book review >

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NUMBERS by Julia Pimsleur Levine
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2012

"There are just too many cooks in this kitchen. (Board book. 2-3)"
Pim has quite the appetite and one unusual palate. Read full book review >

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NOBLE LIES by Charles Benoit
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"A tense and efficient cat-and-mouse mystery from Benoit (Relative Danger, 2004, etc.), with liberal doses of exotic local color."
In post-tsunami Thailand, the search for a missing American runs afoul of a local gangster. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NOBLE LIES by Charles Benoit
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"A tense and efficient cat-and-mouse mystery from Benoit (Relative Danger, 2004, etc.), with liberal doses of exotic local color."
In post-tsunami Thailand, the search for a missing American runs afoul of a local gangster. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 13, 2008

"A moving portrait of two unalike but kindred spirits who did indeed 'Dare [to] see a Soul at the ‘White Heat.' '"
The editor criticized for dumbing down the great American poet's work gets a fairer assessment from literary biographer Wineapple (Hawthorne, 2003, etc.). Read full book review >