Search Results: "Stefan Page"


BOOK REVIEW

WE'RE GOING TO THE FARMERS' MARKET by Stefan Page
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 4, 2014

"The idea for this book is just right for the board-book set, but the art may prove too abstract for youngsters still learning to connect what they find on their plates to what they see on the page. (Board book. 18 mos.-3)"
A trip to the local farmers market provides the ingredients for a feast. Read full book review >

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LILLIPUT 5357 by Stefan Czernecki
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2006

"Prepare for repeated readings and I-Spy-type audience participation. (Picture book. 2-6)"
"Bippity Zippity Beep Beep Beep." Read full book review >

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THE PECULIAR by Stefan Bachmann
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 18, 2012

"A promising, atmospheric fantasy debut. (Fantasy. 10-15)"
Goblins, faeries, gnomes, elflike fay, sylphs, automatons and changelings, oh my! Read full book review >

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HOBSON’S ISLAND by Stefan Themerson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 26, 2005

"If Richard Feynman, Flann O'Brien, Raymond Queneau and Dario Fo had ever gotten together, it might have been on Hobson's Island."
Power politics and metaphysical paradoxes dominate this free-range comic parable, a 1988 novel by the late (1910-88) Polish-born British author. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 25, 2012

"A devious intimation of homegrown terrors likely to keep readers awake long after closing time has come and gone."
Infidelity, bullying, savage beatings, sororicide, curses, murder and the devil himself all come into play in this quietly savage meditation on evil. Read full book review >

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BOBO AND THE NEW NEIGHBOR by Gail Page
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"Larger-than-life Bobo and his feline companion are the driving forces in this offbeat tale. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Bobo may try to be a helpful pet, but he does have a weakness for mailmen—and muffins, as he shows in Page's sequel to How to Be a Good Dog (2006). Read full book review >

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RIPPER by Stefan Petrucha
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 1, 2012

"While some may guess the plot twist, Petrucha nonetheless provides both a well-crafted romp through yesteryear's New York and an enticing companion for it. (Historical mystery. 12-15)"
Has Jack the Ripper moved across the Atlantic to terrorize Gilded Age New York City? Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2010

"Fairy dust embedded into the cover, however, provides a fetching touch. (Graphic fantasy. 6-10)"
In this first of the Disney Fairies graphic-novel series set in Never Land, four short stories star the invincible Tinker Bell of Peter Pan fame as well as other fairy characters introduced in Gail Carson Levine's Fairy Dust and the Quest for the Egg (2005) and Fairy Haven and the Quest for the Wand (2007). Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 15, 2012

"The book will appeal to readers curious about the beginning of wildlife conservation in America, but it won't provide much new information to serious Hornaday fans who have already read his own accounts of these exploits."
A biography of a man whose life was intertwined with the conservation movements of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 1999

"A worthwhile look at health and illness as viewed from a very different frame of reference; but the healing practices themselves are revealed as too complex for self-treatment."
A simple, well-illustrated introduction to Chinese herbal medicine. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 9, 2008

"An inspiring, depressing, riveting story."
History of the legendary actor's life. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 15, 1995

"An altogether balanced, revealing and enjoyable study."
A meticulous, heartfelt chronicle of a baseball minor league's struggle to return to the game the fun and intimacy that's all too often missing from the major league game. Read full book review >