Search Results: "Thalma Lobel"


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SENSATION by Thalma Lobel
NON-FICTION
Released: April 29, 2014

"An intriguing look at how our sensory perceptions affect our language and ability to understand abstract concepts but can also sway judgment. Shelve alongside Malcolm Gladwell, Dan Ariely and others in the pop-psych realm."
Examination of how new experiments are revealing how we are "unconsciously influenced in the most amazing ways by the physical experiences our senses convey." Read full book review >

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PLAYFUL PIGS FROM A TO Z by Anita Lobel
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 14, 2015

"Delightfully playful indeed. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Twenty-six pigs spend a glorious day playing with the alphabet. Read full book review >

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TAKING CARE OF MAMA RABBIT by Anita Lobel
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 11, 2014

"A sweet little family tale. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Who can make Mama Rabbit feel better? Read full book review >

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10 HUNGRY RABBITS by Anita Lobel
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 24, 2012

"Good, basic food to feed the youngest of minds. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Lobel, no stranger to gardening—or concept books—serves up a feast once again. Read full book review >

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NINI HERE AND THERE by Anita Lobel
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2007

"Nini's expressions tell it all. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Nini, the cat from One Lighthouse, One Moon (2000), is dismayed when she sees piles of suitcases: Her family is going away—without her! Read full book review >

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AWAY FROM HOME by Anita Lobel
ABC BOOKS
Released: Sept. 1, 1994

"A lovely book, wrought with exquisite care, with much to discover and ponder. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A name, an action, a city—that's all it takes for this gifted artist to devise an intriguing mini-drama for each letter; e.g., ``Edward escaped in Edinburgh'' or ``Henry hoped in Hollywood.'' Twenty-six children take their turns on a stage while six more respond with gusto from the front row. Read full book review >

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THE ROSE IN MY GARDEN by Arnold Lobel
Released: April 18, 1984

"An old English floral design, in effect, come to exuberant life."
A horticultural House That Jack Built—with the infectiousness of a nursery rhyme, an abundance of child-wise visual detail, a rousing return-to-square-one climax. Read full book review >

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NINI LOST AND FOUND by Anita Lobel
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 14, 2010

"She also introduces the joys of home, the thrill of freedom and the scariness of the unknown to young readers, who will strain to hear the calls of Nini's owners in the night. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Temptation leads Nini the tabby cat out an open door, away from her cozy house, through a vibrant garden and beyond, into dark woods. Read full book review >

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PIERROT'S ABC GARDEN by Anita Lobel
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1993

"Charming. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Another enchanting alphabet from the illustrator of On Market Street (1981, Caldecott Honor). Read full book review >

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THE DWARF GIANT by Anita Lobel
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: April 15, 1991

"Meanwhile, for children, a beautifully illustrated tale about a man bewitched, brought back to himself by his wife's courage and ingenuity. (Picture book. 5+)"
Set in Japan, a deeply felt variant on a classic theme that more often ends in tragedy. Read full book review >

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A TREEFUL OF PIGS by Arnold Lobel
Released: April 2, 1979

The lazy farmer thinks he's safe when he promises to help his wife with the farm work "on the day that pigs grow in trees like apples," but she outwits him at this and every turn—and Anita Lobel makes the treeful of happy, apple-chomping, rope-harnessed pigs a properly silly sight. Read full book review >