Search Results: "Tim Wadham"


BOOK REVIEW

THE QUEEN OF FRANCE by Tim Wadham
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2011

"Illustrated in creamy, pink-hued watercolors that lend a glow to Rose's cheery home, this sweet tale demonstrates that, with the right attitude and outfit, imagination reigns supreme. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Rose awakens one morning in a majestic mood. Read full book review >

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LOST by Lucy Wadham
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2000

"What emerges most triumphantly is the portrait of Corsica as a nightmarishly self-enclosed world where anything can happen—and where, sooner or later, everything does."
Debut novel in which a child's kidnapping sparks years-old Corsican rivalries and hatreds. Read full book review >

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WHEN THE SUN SHINES ON ANTARCTICA by Irene Latham
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2016

"A tender, lively, and mostly thoughtful tour through summer on the frozen continent. (glossary, further reading) (Informational picture book/poetry. 7-12)"
For six months straight, the sun shines in Antarctica, and the ice and oceans are alive with activity. Read full book review >

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DEAR WANDERING WILDEBEEST by Irene Latham
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2014

"Enlightening and engaging, a thrilling panorama of the diversity to be found throughout the animal kingdom. (glossary, further reading) (Picture book/poetry. 8-12)"
A poetic celebration of animal life found in the African grasslands. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BUT! by Tim Hamilton
by Tim Hamilton, illustrated by Tim Hamilton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 2014

"The premise promises more than the delivery, BUT…there's no denying that this tale of pirate foolishness is great good fun. (Picture book. 3-7)"
An impromptu piratical birthday bash is saved at the last minute thanks to quick thinking and ample ugly footwear. Read full book review >

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JEREMY KOOLOO by Tim Mahurin
ABC BOOKS
Released: Feb. 1, 1995

"A book idiosyncratic enough, beguiling enough, to become a staple of the ABC canon. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Jeremy Kooloo, the cat, loves milk. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BURNT TOAST ON DAVENPORT STREET by Tim Egan
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 1997

"Home is where the burnt toast is in this original and zany offering. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Stella and Arthur, a couple of dogs, live on Davenport Street. Read full book review >

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CHESTNUT COVE by Tim Egan
by Tim Egan, illustrated by Tim Egan
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1995

"As with his earlier work, Egan demonstrates why he is a rare bird: thoughtful, disarming, charming, and eccentric. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Another splendid tale from Egan (Friday Night at Hodges' Cafe, 1994), cautionary but with the accent squarely on the story line. Read full book review >

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THE THREE BILLY GOATS GRUFF by Tim Arnold
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 30, 1993

"Not essential, but an attractive addition. (Folklore/Picture book. 4- 8)"
While Glen Rounds's version of this favorite (p. 378) is the best in a generation, this one and Bender's (below) each have their own merits. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MOO MOO IN A TUTU by Tim Miller
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 25, 2017

"Neither too-too funny nor too-too original. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Can a cow jeté and plié? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Grant Me Timely Grace by Tim
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 26, 2010

"A moderately entertaining but wrongheaded Civil War thriller."
Loyalties are tested in Woods' (Never Trust a Hero, 2011, etc.) novel, set in Civil War-era Washington, D.C. Read full book review >