Search Results: "Ree Drummond"


BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 1, 2011

"A sometimes enjoyable love story hampered by treacly prose and syrupy sentiment."
Bestselling cookbook author Drummond (The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Recipes from an Accidental Country Girl, 2009) tells the tale of falling in love with an Oklahoma cowboy. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 13, 2012

"A collection of basic recipes to guarantee a full belly and an empty plate."
Bestselling cookbook author Drummond (The Pioneer Woman: Black Heels to Tractor Wheels—A Love Story, 2011, etc.) returns with another compilation of mouthwatering recipes. Read full book review >

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CHARLIE THE RANCH DOG by Ree Drummond
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2011

"This incongruity aside, Charlie's tale is an agreeable if ephemeral one. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Charlie, a long-eared, nap-loving basset hound, provides a highly filtered view of his life on the ranch. Read full book review >

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CHARLIE THE RANCH DOG by Ree Drummond
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2013

"Fans of Charlie's previous picture books will like reading more about his life on the ranch, but others might concur with Rowdy as he naps on the sofa: 'Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzz.' (Early reader. 5-8)"
Basset hound Charlie learns to share with a visiting yellow Lab named Rowdy in this mildly entertaining early reader. Read full book review >

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TIN LIZZIE by Allan Drummond
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 9, 2008

"This frank appraisal of the auto's appeal, and its ultimate cost, will definitely set children to thinking. (Picture book. 6-10)"
Bolstered by teeming galleries of cars old and new, Drummond both pays tribute to Henry Ford's Model T (a century old this year) and issues a challenge to readers. Read full book review >

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LIBERTY! by Allan Drummond
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 3, 2002

"An author's note introduces the story, separating the facts of the day from those details he imagined and giving more historical information about Lady Liberty. (Picture book. 4-10)"
On the day of its unveiling, the flag covering the Statue of Liberty's face was mistakenly lowered too soon; Drummond imagines how it happened. Read full book review >

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CASEY JONES by Allan Drummond
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 23, 2001

Casey Jones, the King of the Iron Horse when the railroads ruled the land, gets polished to a hero's gleam in Drummond's rhymed telling of the stormy night he died. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2011

"But the message is clear: An initially unconcerned community banded together and took steps that led to their current fame as a model of environmental action; we other residents of the island that is planet Earth can do that, too. (Informational picture book. 7-10)"
An unidentified local inhabitant describes the process and some of the people responsible for the recent transformation of the Danish island of Samsø to energy self-sufficiency. Read full book review >

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THE WILLOW PATTERN STORY by Allan Drummond
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1992

"A charmed work, told with conviction and a sure hand. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Told with restraint and ease, this book is about a romantic legend that haunts the ubiquitous pottery design. Read full book review >

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GREEN CITY by Allan Drummond
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 15, 2016

"Designed to be a companion to the author/illustrator's Energy Island (2011), this will be equally welcomed in school and public libraries. (source notes) (Informational picture book. 5-9)"
After a severe storm called a supercell destroyed the community of Greensburg, Kansas, residents banded together to rebuild in ways that would be sustainable and storm-proof. Read full book review >