Search Results: "Sebastien Japrisot"


BOOK REVIEW

A VERY LONG ENGAGEMENT by Sebastien Japrisot
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 1993

"As tricky as Japrisot's earlier bestsellers in his native France (The Passion of Women, 1990, etc.)—but also precisely, surprisingly evocative of the lingering pain of mourning and the burdens of survival."
Dissatisfied with the official account of her fiancÇ Jean Etchevery's death in WW I, wheelchair-bound painter Mathilde Donnay resolves to find out the truth—with unexpectedly moving results at the end of a twisted trail. Read full book review >

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CHEEP! CHEEP! by Sebastien Braun
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 7, 2017

"A pleasant spring read for emerging speakers. (Board book. 1-2)"
Spring is in the air, and woodland critters are out to play. Read full book review >

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I LOVE MY DADDY by Sebastien Braun
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2004

"Both make perfect fare for an intimate shared reading, though parents may come away feeling a little pressured by the high expectations. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Parent-child bonding has never looked cozier, as a huge brown Papa bear and a very small cub spend quality time together from dawn till dusk in a leafy forest. Read full book review >

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WHOOSH AND CHUG! by Sebastien Braun
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 27, 2014

"This Thomas wannabe is eminently skippable. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Braun introduces another pair of machine pals in his latest, following Toot and Pop (2012) and Digger and Tom (2013). Read full book review >

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I LOVE YOU MORE by Sebastien Braun
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"Here's hoping Braun can find a talented versifier to mesh with his loving and lovable bears. (Board book. 1-3)"
A bear cub express its love for its grown-up as they play together in an inviting woodland. Read full book review >

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MEEOW AND THE BLUE TABLE by Sebastien Braun
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"More tinder for many imaginative sparks. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Meeow are his friends are back in their fourth imaginative adventure (Meeow and the Little Chairs, 2009, etc.). Read full book review >

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BACK TO BED, ED! by Sebastien Braun
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2010

"Reassuring and right up a toddler's nighttime alley. (Picture book. 2-5)"
For many preschoolers, bedtime can be scary, making them reluctant or even downright obstinate. Read full book review >

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MOO! MOO! by Sebastien Braun
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 11, 2014

"The very simple text, easy-to-manage lift-the-flap fun, and the focus on farm animals and their sounds make this chunky offering a solid choice for babies and toddlers. (Board book. 6 mos.-2)"
In this refreshingly simple lift-the-flap offering, friendly animals play hide-and-seek all around the farm. Read full book review >

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PEEKABOO BABY by Sebastien Braun
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 14, 2012

"Babies will enjoy this playful peek. (Board book. 3 mos.-2)"
A beloved baby pastime receives a satisfying treatment. Read full book review >

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WHO CAN JUMP? by Sebastien Braun
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 25, 2014

"Simple and sweet lift-the-flap fare that toddlers will love. (Board book. 6 mos.-2)"
Toddlers are introduced to a variety of animals that jump in this lift-the-flap offering. Read full book review >

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DIGGER AND TOM! by Sebastien Braun
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2013

"Not as strong as either Toot and Pop! or The Little Engine that Could, but truck lovers will be well satisfied. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A little digger that could shows the other construction equipment that even though he's small, he can get the job done. Read full book review >

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WHO'S HIDING? by Sebastien Braun
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 23, 2013

"As with Peekaboo Baby (2012) before it, Braun has created a lift-the-flap winner. (Board book. 6 mos.-2)"
Cherubic toddlers discover various creatures under flaps in a backyard setting. Read full book review >