Search Results: "Pippa Goodhart"


BOOK REVIEW

THREE LITTLE GHOSTIES by Pippa Goodhart
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"Fine fare altogether for young readers more comfortable with feigned fright than the real sort. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Goodhart spins several stanzas from a snatch of nursery rhyme with this tale of three ghosties, "eating burnt toasties, / telling big boasties" and then setting out to scare some "girlsies! Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2003

"This lighthearted spin-off chugs along as merrily as the shiny red tractor at the center of it all. (Picture book. 6-8)"
A dragon, a damsel in distress, and a knight in shining armor—recipe for a typical fairy tale? Read full book review >

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WHAT WILL DANNY DO TODAY? by Pippa Goodhart
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2016

"Readers will love the illustrations, but they might also feel cheated by the premise—disappointing. (Picture book. 3-5)"
So many choices in a seemingly simple day! Read full book review >

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NOAH MAKES A BOAT by Pippa Goodhart
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 1997

"Diverting. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Another attempt at the oft-told story of Noah's Ark. Read full book review >

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JUST IMAGINE by Pippa Goodhart
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2014

"Quantity alone qualifies this as compulsive and repeated reading, but there's a delightfully mirthful creativity at work as well. Good fun for a broad range of ages. (Picture book. 3-8)"
Close your eyes and dream yourself into whatever you'd like to be! Read full book review >

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LITTLE NELLY'S BIG BOOK by Pippa Goodhart
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2012

"Though the book has lots of potential, it ultimately falls flat. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Little Nelly reads a book that leads her to conclude that she is a mouse, because she is gray and has big ears and a skinny tail. Read full book review >

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MY VERY OWN SPACE by Pippa Goodhart
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 11, 2017

"A sweetly balanced affirmation of the child's right to space. (Picture book. 2-5)"
After finally succeeding in getting some privacy for reading, a little rabbit learns about balancing isolation and socialization. Read full book review >

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PUDGY by Pippa Goodhart
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2003

"Older toddlers making the transition from board books to real stories are a natural audience for this effort, but the satisfying story and the volume's large size will also work for preschool or kindergarten story hours about dogs or friendship. (Picture book. 1½-5)"
Pudgy is a lovable pup in this simple tale. Read full book review >

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TOMCAT TAKES A WALK by Pippa Unwin
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 15, 1998

"The artwork has a lovely knack for capturing classic feline movements, as well as the hollyhocks and window boxes of cottages in the English countryside. (Picture book. 3-6)"
This handsome book tells of a tomcat's adventurous week while Taffy, his owner, is away. Read full book review >

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SONG OF LOVE by Pippa Harris
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 1, 1992

"The original sonnets, the wistful photos (32 pages b&w), the editorial notes and narratives included here are useful and illuminating; but, as emotional and psychological history, the letters stand on their own—powerful, authentic, universal."
Tactfully edited by Noel Olivier's granddaughter, these passionate, vivid, and poignant letters between the young poet sentimentalized after his death in WW I and the schoolgirl who became Britain's first female pediatrician re-create the commonplaces of romantic love in the fragile, doomed world of English country literati during the early 1900's. Read full book review >

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Beyond The Veil by Pippa DaCosta
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 10, 2014

"Exciting, sexy, psychologically acute, this first entry in a planned series should garner fans eager for the next volume."
In this urban fantasy tale, a half-demon's human life is upended when an assassination attempt sends her back to her former lover, a Prince of Hell, for help. Read full book review >

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Satan's Elixir by Pippa Greene
FICTION & LITERATURE

"This book's juxtaposition of the earnest and the downright zany make it a biting work."
Debut author Greene offers a satirical horror novel about the intersection of Colonial America and higher education. Read full book review >