Search Results: "Ute Krause"


BOOK REVIEW

NICK AND THE NASTY KNIGHT by Ute Krause
by Ute Krause, illustrated by Ute Krause, translated by Ute Krause
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2012

"A nicely etched story of doing the right thing in a trying world. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Young Nick outfoxes a greedy knight as well as a company of thieves to rescue his oppressed medieval village. Read full book review >

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OSCAR AND THE VERY HUNGRY DRAGON by Ute Krause
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"Packed with wit that never descends into camp and illustrated with verve and style in ink-and-watercolor cartoons, Krause's substantial, self-translated fractured fairy tale delights on every level. (Picture book. 5-8)"
A terrifying beast meets its match in a resourceful boy. Read full book review >

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NO ORDINARY FAMILY by Ute Krause
by Ute Krause, illustrated by Ute Krause, translated by Nicholas Miller
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"Very slightly disguised bibliotherapy, applied with a light touch and capped with a tidy but not unbelievable resolution. (Picture book. 6-8)"
In this "coping with divorce" tale, a split family becomes an extended one—of robbers, royals and dragons. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BEES by Claude Delafosse
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 1997

"A useful introduction. (Picture book/nonfiction. 3-7)"
In the First Discovery series, a small book that provides readers with intimate glimpses of slightly larger-than-life, realistically drawn insects. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 6, 1992

A solid and thorough history of the Homestead Strike of 1892, in which a powerful steelworkers' union was destroyed in a lockout and protracted struggle. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 19, 2012

"An imaginative introduction to a new dimension of the natural world."
Krause (Wild Soundscapes: Discovering the Voice of the Natural World, 2002, etc.) chronicles his experiences with "[n]atural soundscapes…the voices of whole ecological systems." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

INSIDE THE NEW EUROPE by Axel Krause
NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 4, 1991

"Nonetheless, his own report should help those seeking to understand the dimensions of the new challenge."
Few Americans have even the faintest idea of the scope and dynamism of the ``New Europe,'' but Krause, corporate editor of the International Herald Tribune, helps to give some perspective—even in such a once-over-lightly account as this. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

POCO LOCO by Maria Chua
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 30, 2013

"¡Ay, Poco Loco! We hope to see you again soon. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Poco Loco the mouse may be a little nuts, but he's got some great ideas, too. Read full book review >

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THE SWORD OF GOD by Carey Allen Krause
Released: July 10, 2009

"A compelling page-turner."
American-Irani tensions boil over-and threaten world peace-in this fast-paced international thriller. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 4, 1993

"Not quite enough lore to go with the legends, but this should make the faithful dewy-eyed. (Sixteen page photo insert—not seen)"
The late Ed ``Moose'' Krause spent 60 years at Notre Dame, 32 as its athletic director. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, POCO LOCO! by J.R. Krause
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 19, 2016

"¡Que rico! Mucho más, por favor.(Picture book. 3-8)"
What has that crazy ratón Poco Loco got planned for his birthday?Read full book review >