Search Results: "Rosalinde Bonnet"


BOOK REVIEW

DADDY HONK HONK! by Rosalinde Bonnet
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 9, 2017

"A sweet adoption tale. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A fox unexpectedly becomes an adoptive parent in this charming book about what babies need. Read full book review >

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THE ART COLLECTOR by Jan Wahl
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2011

"Art needs fans and collectors as well as creators, and this will encourage some new ones. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A pure and simple appreciation of art—and of loving it. Read full book review >

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ELLA AND PENGUIN STICK TOGETHER by Megan Maynor
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 5, 2016

"Maynor, in her picture-book debut, tackles an oft-addressed phobia in an appreciated nonbedtime setting. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A little girl and a penguin conquer their shared fear of the dark. Read full book review >

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ZIP! ZOOM! ON A BROOM by Teri Sloat
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 25, 2017

"Not much more than a counting book. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Readers count witches from one to 10 and then back down again. Read full book review >

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PABLO IN THE SNOW by Teri Sloat
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 10, 2017

"A delightful and satisfying snowy-day story, with the subtle advantage of a main character with a Spanish name. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A lovable lamb ventures out into the snow, playing with friends and getting lost when night falls. Read full book review >

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A PERFECT MATCH by Megan Maynor
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 3, 2017

"Understanding each other's unique needs is a tricky lesson to navigate—Ella and Penguin do so with charm and wit. (Picture book. 3-6)"
The kindly duo from Ella and Penguin Stick Together (2015) explore another friendship theme. Read full book review >

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POPPY'S BEST PAPER by Susan Eaddy
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 7, 2015

"Poppy's paper is hard-won but worth the A it gets. (Picture book. 6-9)"
Following her decision to become a writer when she grows up, Poppy takes a significant step in the right direction—after a few false starts. Read full book review >

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THE LITTLE RED ELF by Barbara Barbieri McGrath
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2009

"Bonnet's illustrations are bright and cheerful, with a sweet elf and comical creatures as the nonhelpers. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A cute little elf in red overalls and stocking cap is an efficient worker who gets everything done herself, including making toys for Santa. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE CURSE OF LA FONTAINE by M.L. Longworth
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 4, 2017

"Longworth confirms her long-standing lovebirds as Aix's Nick and Nora; their pursuit of miscreants never interferes with their enjoyment of the good life."
A chef's plan to expand his restaurant ignites a furor in a wealthy quarter of Aix-en-Provence. Read full book review >

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DEATH IN THE VINES by M.L. Longworth
Released: May 28, 2013

"Longworth loses some of her focus in her tangled third, whose plot twists as capriciously as Bonnard's vines."
Aix and the Provence countryside provide a variety of vexations for examining magistrate Antoine Verlaque (Death at the Chateau Bremont, 2011, etc.). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE MIRROR by Sabine Melchior-Bonnet
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 14, 2001

"A stylish, erudite meditation worthy of its provocative subject."
Beginning with a tale of early modern industrial espionage, newcomer Melchior-Bonnet considers the mirror's significance in moral, religious, and philosophical discourse throughout history. Read full book review >

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MURDER ON THE ILE SORDOU by M.L. Longworth
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 30, 2014

"Like Locanda Sordou, Longworth's maritime version of a country-house cozy offers genuine pleasures, more for its location and cast of characters than for its puzzle."
Hotel guests enjoy breathtaking views, fresh cuisine and murder on an island off Marseille. Read full book review >