Search Results: "Susanna Natti"


BOOK REVIEW

BEANY AND THE DREADED WEDDING by Susan Wojciechowski
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2000

"Fans and newcomers alike will be rooting for Wojciechowski's intrepid heroine as she tackles her anxieties with grit and fortitude. (Fiction. 7-9)"
This latest Beany adventure (Beany [Not Beanhead] and the Magic Crystal, 1997, etc.) has all the ingredients that made Wojciechowski's previous tales such rousing successes. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

YOUNG CAM JANSEN AND THE LIBRARY MYSTERY by David A. Adler
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2001

It's a long shot, but Adler takes a stab at turning a mystery on the slender hope of a shopping list. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DON'T CALL ME BEANHEAD! by Susan Wojciechowski
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"An amusing and enjoyable story told with great authenticity by Wojciechowski (The Best Halloween of All, 1992, etc.). (Fiction. 5- 9)"
The trials and tribulations of Bernice Sherwin-Hendricks, a.k.a. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PUPPY LOVE by Betsy Duffey
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 1992

"Illustrations not seen. (Fiction. 9-11)"
First in another formulaic series (``Pet Patrol'') aimed at middle-grade readers. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

YOUNG CAM JANSEN AND THE DOUBLE BEACH MYSTERY by David A. Adler
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2001

"Natti's watercolor-and-ink illustrations add colorful interest, although Cam often looks a little too young for the intended audience. (Easy reader. 5-8)"
Cam Jansen uses her photographic memory to solve two mini-mysteries that take place on a trip to the beach with her mother, her aunt, and her friend, Eric. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LIONEL IN THE SUMMER by Stephen Krensky
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 1998

"Beginning readers will be engrossed by the engaging content and encouraged by the fluid text. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Lionel and his family are back for more adventures in this latest Easy-to-Read installment. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LIONEL AT SCHOOL by Stephen Krensky
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

"Readers will recognize themselves and their friends in these authentically childlike characters and episodes; better yet, they'll enjoy them. (Fiction. 4-8)"
Krensky's appealing primary-grader (Lionel in the Summer, 1998, etc.) takes on school challenges sure to interest beginning readers, and once again Natti's cheerful, two-to-a-spread, pencil, colored-pencil, and watercolor wash illustrations accompany them. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BEANY (NOT BEANHEAD) AND THE MAGIC CRYSTAL by Susan Wojciechowski
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 1997

"Natti's black- and-white illustrations are right on target; readers will use their own magic crystals to wish Beany back again. (Fiction. 6-10)"
Beany—Bernice Lorraine Sherwin-Hendricks, the heroine from Don't Call Me Beanhead (1994)—is back. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2005

"Great for families to share and read aloud. (Nonfiction. 6-10)"
A group of six children introduces Hanukkah by each stating his or her favorite part or activity for the celebration. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE AGE OF THE HORSE by Susanna Forrest
NON-FICTION
Released: May 2, 2017

"The prose sometimes plods like a Clydesdale, but overall, the narrative is quite good, making a worthy addition to the equestrian library."
An encyclopedic account of horses and those who love them, put them to work, and eat them. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SHADOWY HORSES by Susanna Kearsley
Released: Oct. 2, 2012

"Despite a rather abrupt resolution to the central mystery, Kearsley's tale is lush with romantic and ghostly threads."
Why is the ghost of a 2nd-century Roman sentinel guarding an archaeological site? And why is he following Verity Grey? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FROG, DUCK, AND RABBIT by Susanna Gretz
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 28, 1992

"Both are unusually well crafted and entertaining. (Picture book. 3-7)"
One of two new books about the endearing characters introduced in Duck Takes Off (1991). Read full book review >