Search Results: "Ulrike Haseloff"


BOOK REVIEW

CINDERELLA by The Brothers Grimm
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2013

"This Germanic Cinderella is simple, direct and rather sweet. (Picture book/fairy tale. 5-8)"
First published in German in 2011 as Aschenputtel, this is a gentle(ish) version of the oft-told tale, with illustrations evocative of the 18th century. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WINTER PONY by Krista Ruepp
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"Lacking any true direction, however, this marginally interesting tale with unexceptional illustrations seems to find its only appeal in its hints of Nordic mythology and interest for lovers of horse stories. (Picture book. 4-6)"
With the cold months drawing to a close, it's time to take the horses up to the higher pastures, but Anna worries that her favorite pony, Prince, is too young to survive the summer without her. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 1, 1991

"Expertly translated by Vogel, with intensively researched introductions and annotations by the editors, this is a vital and captivating contribution to immigrant lore."
A monumental feat of popular archivism as the editors (Kamphoefner: History/Texas A&M; Helbich & Sommer: History/Ruhr UniversitÑt Bochum) select from over 5000 letters in the Bochum collection about 350 that are most representative of the German immigrant experience in America, ca. 1830-1930. Read full book review >