Search Results: "Theodor Storm"


BOOK REVIEW

LITTLE HOBBIN by Theodor Storm
by Theodor Storm, translated by Anthea Bell, illustrated by Lisbeth Zwerger
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 1995

"Zwerger's masterful, delicate watercolors give the tale just the right measure of dreamy suspense in a 19th-century setting. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Little Hobbin loves to be pushed around the room in his crib on wheels. ``More, more,'' he commands his mother until she falls in bed exhausted. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THEODOR SEUSS GEISEL by Donald E. Pease
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 2010

"A solid addition to the literature about one of the 20th century's most influential American writers."
A slim biography puts the good Doctor and his oeuvre on the couch for some gentle analysis. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

STORM by E.L. Young
ADVENTURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"There's clearly a third installment on the way, and it can't come soon enough. (author's note, illustrated 'Gadget File') (Thriller. 9-11)"
The techno-kids from STORM are back, picking up only a few short months after their first caper (STORM: The Infinity Code, 2007). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: April 1, 2000

"A strange adventure doesn't insure a compelling travel narrative—and Noren's is so unpolished that it simultaneously leaves too little up to the reader's imagination and asks too much of their patience."
Wayfarer Noren and his girlfriend Suzanne argue their way around the Baltic on the back of a motorcycle through a lot of bad weather and sinus trouble. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

STORM by W. Nikola-Lisa
by W. Nikola-Lisa, illustrated by Michael Hays
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 31, 1993

"Both the sun and a red barn move in surprising ways here; still, an effective contribution to the genre. (Picture book. 3-7)"
An evocative mood-piece, re-creating the sensory impressions of a summer storm in rolling heartland America. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BODY BY STORM by Hunter  Storm
Released: Nov. 14, 2012

"An enthusiastic and sensible approach to getting in shape."
Storm, in her self-help debut, presents a complete program to help people eat a healthy diet, get fit and change their body—and their life. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

STORM by D.J. MacHale
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 25, 2014

"There is no middle-volume sag in this pulse-pounding thriller. (Adventure. 10-16)"
In series opener Sylo (2013), war came to Tucker Pierce on Pemberwick Island off the coast of Maine; this middle volume picks up where the first left off. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

STORM by E.L Young
ADVENTURE
Released: March 1, 2009

"This series is a satisfying ride for all concerned, leaving readers with a sense of happy anticipation for the next installment. (Thriller. 10-14)"
James Bond's Q would have been delighted with this engaging series focused on three intelligent, daring and technologically astute teens. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

STORM by E.L. Young
ADVENTURE
Released: March 1, 2008

"A mixture of adventure, teen angst, espionage and science, its readers will hope for a sequel. (Science fiction. 10-14)"
Will's father is dead, and his mother has returned to Russia to grieve, leaving him in the care of a family friend in London. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

STORM by Brigid Kemmerer
Released: May 1, 2012

"Read fast and keep that heart rate up. (Paranormal romance. 12 & up)"
A refreshingly human paranormal romance. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

STORM RUNNERS by Roland Smith
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2011

"Since they are left sharing a barn with an elephant who is about to give birth as a vicious escaped leopard roams outside, readers are really going to want to find out what happens next. (Adventure. 11-13)"
Readers will really feel blasts of wind, water and flying debris in this disaster tale—at least until the narrative cuts off in mid-howl. Read full book review >