Search Results: "Susi Gregg Fowler"


BOOK REVIEW

ARCTIC AESOP'S FABLES by Susi Gregg Fowler
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 5, 2013

"A distinctive, respectful selection from the Aesopian canon. (Picture book/folktales. 6-9)"
Twelve classic fables are more or less successfully transposed to northern climes by an Alaskan author and illustrator. Read full book review >

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I'LL SEE YOU WHEN THE MOON IS FULL by Susi Gregg Fowler
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1994

Getting ready for a two-week business trip, bald-topped Daddy shares his feelings with Abe: ``I miss you so much that my hair falls out.'' Sometimes, too, he says, instead of taking notes in meetings he draws the two of them fishing—just as Abe does, waiting at home. Read full book review >

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FOG by Susi Gregg Fowler
by Susi Gregg Fowler, illustrated by Jim Fowler
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 16, 1992

"Fowler's strong, unsentimental paintings move the story beyond a particular family chasing the weather blues to a more universal message about meeting adversity with cheerful ingenuity. (Picture book. 4-8)"
When ``the worst fog [Dad's] ever seen'' wraps itself around the house, even Momma seems worried. Read full book review >

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ALBERTINA THE PRACTIALLY PERFECT by Susi Gregg Fowler
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1998

"Still this is an amiable choice for transitional readers, with two-color illustrations to break up the text. (Fiction. 7-9)"
Best friends and small quarrels are the subject of this mild short novel, covering familiar ground for the early chapter book readers. Read full book review >

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CIRCLE OF THANKS by Susi Gregg Fowler
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 1998

"Catalanotto's watercolors of the northern landscape provide an evocative setting for the creatures that inhabit the story. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Fowler (Albertina the Practically Perfect, p. 1284, etc.) creates gentle and moving affirmation of the universal ties that unite all who inhabit Earth. Read full book review >

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Released: July 28, 2014

"An enjoyable debut book for intermediate readers, but a stronger edit might have maximized its appeal."
A little girl's friends and siblings scheme to keep her sleepwalking habit under control in this debut children's chapter book. Read full book review >

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TIGER BABY by Susi Bohdal
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2001

"Some younger readers may be comfortable with this; for those who prefer more than a dash of excitement in their leaving-the-nest tales, share Libba Moore Gray's Small Green Snake (1994), or Frank and Devin Asch's Baby Duck's New Friend (p. 326). (Picture book. 4-6)"
A young tiger catches a glimpse of the wider world in this bland import. Read full book review >

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ANIMAL ABC by Susi Martin
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2014

"If older volumes of simple alphabet books have seen better days, this one will fill the bill for a replacement. (Picture book. 4-6)"
This alphabet of the animal kingdom has a Victorian-scrapbook feel. Read full book review >

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THE CIVILIZED WORLD by Susi Wyss
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2011

"A sober debut which scrutinizes family and relationship bonds with empathy but not much imaginative zest."
Paths intersect and inner worlds are exposed in a diligent collection of female-centered stories with African and American settings. Read full book review >

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THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO SYDNEY WELLS by Susi Rajah
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2007

"For those who like their heroines hardboiled (with soft centers) and their comedy aggressively cute."
A fast-talking female ad exec faces two challenges: how to come to terms with dating the perfect man, and how to sell God. Read full book review >

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THE RAINS by Gregg Hurwitz
Released: Oct. 18, 2016

"This zombie-esque sci-fi novel will feed the needs of readers looking for a fast-paced, adrenaline-pumping story with elements of horror. (Science fiction. 12 & up)"
The alien-zombie mashup that science-fiction fans won't want to miss. Read full book review >