Search Results: "Tasha Pym"


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PYM by Mat Johnson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2011

"An acutely humorous, very original story that will delight lovers of literature and fantasy alike."
A struggling professor of African-American lit falls through the rabbit hole of Edgar Allan Poe's strangest tale. Read full book review >

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HAVE YOU EVER SEEN A SNEEP? by Tasha Pym
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"Giggles are guaranteed. (Picture book. 3-7)"
In this deliciously silly rhyming read-aloud from Great Britain, a boy asks readers if they've ever had their picnics pinched by a Sneep or their peaceful reading time ruined by a deafening Snook or "Surely you've spied a Floon and thought, / ‘Of all the curious things!' / Gone in to take a closer look… / and discovered that it springs?" Read full book review >

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Released: May 12, 1977

"Ruffles and lace, for other adults who equate children's holidays with sweets and nostalgia."
Three of Tudor's quaint holiday tales, first published separately—which would seem a more appropriate format for a seasonal goodie. Read full book review >

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TASHA TUDOR'S FAVORITE STORIES by Tasha Tudor
Released: Oct. 1, 1965

"This is intended to be a companion volume to Tasha Tudor's favorite poems, Wings from the Wind."
The ten stories collected here are especially good for a read-to-yourself audience and come from such powerful storytellers as Kipling, Twain, Andersen and Farjeon. Read full book review >

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Released: June 15, 1961

"A gift item for shops and department stores more than for public libraries."
Last minute arrival (the early copy lost in the mails) of what promises to be a favorite Christmas gift item, in a collection of fifteen favorite fairy tales, simplified for the youngest listeners. Read full book review >

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CORGIVILLE CHRISTMAS by Tasha Tudor
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 31, 2003

"Those who love Tudor's reverent homage to yesteryear will enjoy spending time in snowy Corgiville for the holiday season. (Picture book. 4-7)"
An old-fashioned Christmas season in a New England village is the theme of Tudor's latest installment about Corgiville, her fictional town inhabited by her favorite Corgi dogs, as well as by rabbits, cats, and chickens. Read full book review >

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THE GREAT CORGIVILLE KIDNAPPING by Tasha Tudor
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1997

"Julia Child, Gertrude Stein, and others who will not be known to children, but Tudor's devotees will love this caper, and others will want to go unearth the first work. (Picture book. 7-10)"
A delectable companion to The Corgiville Fair (1971), in which Tudor employs conversational prose to revisit the pastoral setting and farmyard inhabitants of the original. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 9, 2009

"The rotating format offers little in the way of analysis and very few conclusions, but the author offers valid testimony for the specific concerns of women in an industry increasingly in the spotlight."
A sympathetic look at the lives and work of three nannies. Read full book review >

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A FATAL WALTZ by Tasha Alexander
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2008

"Tantalizing but ultimately tepid."
Port-swilling sleuth Lady Emily Ashton embroils herself in an international intrigue that might just start World War I two decades early. Read full book review >

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AND ONLY TO DECEIVE by Tasha Alexander
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 11, 2005

"Pleasantly soporific."
A young widow immerses herself in antiquity and uncovers a scandal in Alexander's Victorian-era suspense debut. Read full book review >

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SNOW BEFORE CHRISTMAS by Tasha Tudor
Released: Oct. 2, 1941

"Good read aloud material for holiday time, from picture book age up."
Once again lovely pictures, with soft coloring, and this time a more clear cut job of reproduction. Read full book review >