Search Results: "Tatyana Feeney"


BOOK REVIEW

LITTLE FROG'S TADPOLE TROUBLE by Tatyana Feeney
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"A recycled plot for an already-full new-sibling bookshelf. (Picture book. 2-4)"
Little Frog becomes a big brother and learns to adapt in this predictable sibling tale. Read full book review >

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SMALL ELEPHANT'S BATHTIME by Tatyana Feeney
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 10, 2015

"Charming, brilliant in color and execution, and funny to even the most indignant foot stompers, NO! screamers and bathtime boycotters. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Small Elephant loves water—most of the time. Read full book review >

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LITTLE OWL'S ORANGE SCARF by Tatyana Feeney
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 11, 2013

"A charming picture book for the very young, whether or not they are fussy about clothes. (Picture book. 3-5)"
A little owl struggles with accessory problems. Read full book review >

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SMALL BUNNY'S BLUE BLANKET by Tatyana Feeney
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 12, 2012

"Unfettered, fresh illustrations communicate a child's bottomless love for a treasured possession. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Remember clutching that beloved childhood object to your chest? Closing your eyes to breathe in a smell as familiar as your own skin, readying yourself for the steepest slide or the darkest night? Read full book review >

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ON THE GOLDEN PORCH by Tatyana Tolstaya
Released: April 30, 1989

Remarkably poised, beautifully written short stories from a leading Soviet writer who is the granddaughter of Leo Tolstoy. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 15, 2003

"Of much interest to Russia hands, as well as admirers of Tolstaya's fiction."
Critical pieces (most for the New York Review of Books) that add up to a highly opinionated, irony-laced view of life and art in Soviet and post-Soviet Russia. Read full book review >

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SLEEPWALKER IN A FOG by Tatyana Tolstaya
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 13, 1992

"Her range and depth of feeling make this second collection as remarkable as her first."
In a follow-up collection of eight stories to the much- acclaimed On the Golden Porch (1989), Tolstaya is, by turns, deftly Chekhovian, orchestrating an ensemble of characters, and deeply internal, so that a character's revery or fantasy redeems or at least enlarges a squalid present age. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 1994

"With Hopkins almost as hot as his demons, there will be attention paid."
Writing his biography without the cooperation of Hopkins (now Sir Anthony), Callan (Julie Christie, 1985, etc.) leans heavily on the existing journalistic corpus for his chronicle of the bedeviled, Welsh actor, nominated this year for his second Academy Award. Read full book review >

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DOUBTING DASHA by Tatyana Mironova
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 12, 2013

"The level of engagement and the story's braided scenarios are taxing enough to keep younger users fully attentive. (iPad storybook app. 5-8)"
Doubting Dasha goes where everyone else fears to tread because she doubts there are monsters in the forest stealing her town's grain. Read full book review >

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ROBERT REDFORD by Michael Feeney Callan
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 5, 2011

"A gripping, intimate treatment of one of cinema's last great iconic stars."
The life and times of the Sundance Kid. Read full book review >

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LIBBA by Laura Veirs
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 16, 2018

"An inspiring tale of an artist who came into her own later in life than traditional narratives lead readers to believe is normal. (author's note, works cited) (Picture book/biography. 5-9)"
A biography of folk-music icon Elizabeth Cotten. Read full book review >