Search Results: "Rachel Elliot"


BOOK REVIEW

WHISPERS THROUGH A MEGAPHONE by Rachel Elliott
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 25, 2017

"A charming portrait of quirky characters who transcend heartbreak."
One day, 8-year-old Miriam Delaney's mother, Frances, showed up at her school in nothing but athletic socks. Humiliated and shunned by her classmates, Miriam withdrew deep inside herself, speaking only in whispers. Read full book review >

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THE ADVENTURERS by Rachel Elliot
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2016

"Crossing the ocean like the Child and her friends, this mildly precious 2011 tale joins a plethora of similar journeys tempting younger readers to embark on imaginary flights. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Snow outside is no obstacle to world-spanning adventures inside for a child and her toys. Read full book review >

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MARGUERITE'S FOUNTAIN by Rachel Elliot
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 4, 2016

"A classic, traditional tale of heroine, villain, and hero—perhaps too traditional. (Picture book. 4-7)"
In this British picture-book melodrama, a dancing mouse named Marguerite is bullied by the rat Randolph and eventually rescued by the shy but heroic mouse Benjamin. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE LITTLE CHRISTMAS TREE by Rachel Elliot
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2016

"The cover is all that sparkles here. (Novelty picture book. 4-6)"
With the enclosed set of punch-out ornaments, children can join a group of woodland animals in decorating a pop-up Christmas tree. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HENRY'S MAP by David Elliot
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 27, 2013

"Here's hoping for many more Henry-centric adventures. (Picture book. 3-8)"
Henry, an adorable pig, maps his farm world and puts everything in its place. Read full book review >

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RACHEL HULIN
by Megan Labrise

Fancy a Dangerous Liaisons-styledelicacy? Rachel Hulin’s epistolary debut features some lip-smacking secrets between brother and sister.

“I love epistolary novels,” says Hulin, author of Hey Harry, Hey Matilda. “I always try to think about how to get that voyeuristic voice without letters...but it just feels like you’re not getting in there. I really want to be in ...


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BOOK REVIEW

HENRY'S STARS by David Elliot
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 5, 2015

"A lovely story with fetching illustrations that needs a more developed ending to completely succeed. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Henry, the likable pig of Henry's Map (2013), is back in this picture book. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MIRRORS OF THE UNSEEN by Jason Elliot
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 3, 2006

"A tempering treatise, one hopes, for those rushing to make war on Iran—and an education for those trying to stop them."
Does Iran belong on the list of rogue nations? Absolutely not, British journalist Elliot urges in this virtuoso work. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Aug. 18, 2015

"A sweet, simple system to foster positive personal action."
A self-empowerment speaker shares techniques and stories about harnessing the power of thought in this debut self-help guide. Read full book review >