Search Results: "Tasha Pym"


BOOK REVIEW

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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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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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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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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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 >

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THE WHITE GOOSE by Tasha Tudor
Released: June 15, 1943

"Limited appeal."
A delicate fantasy, illustrated in soft blue tones to give the eerie feel of a story of moonlight and fairy folk and the wild geese that took the white goose away. 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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PUMPKIN MOONSHINE by Tasha Tudor
Released: Aug. 29, 1962

"A reissue of a 1938 book which appeared originally in stocking size format."
The Kale Greenaway of today, with a New England rather than an Old England flavor, gives her small readers another small book. Read full book review >

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THE COUNTY FAIR by Tasha Tudor
Released: Sept. 26, 1940

"The pictures have lovely coloring, but the faces are unpleasing and the story has a tendency to fall into the 'itzy bitzy' class."
This is a sequel to the other story about the greedy Alexander, the gander. 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 >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Oct. 16, 2012

"Lady Emily travels well."
Lady Emily investigates the murder of a Venetian count, unleashing a veritable Pandora's boxful of ancient scandals. Read full book review >