Search Results: "Varnette P. Honeywood"


BOOK REVIEW

THE TREASURE HUNT by Bill Cosby
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1997

"Honeywood's brightly colored domestic scenes, painted in a flat, folksy style, add plenty of visual energy, and the pleasure each member of Little Bill's family takes in his or her special thing lightens the book's obvious didactic intent. (Fiction. 6-8)"
In the new Little Bill series for beginning readers, Little Bill figures that his father has a prized collection of jazz LPs, his brother has a stack of classic baseball cards, and his mother owns a silver serving platter—so what does he have that's special? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

The Inducements of Brazen Lovers Behind the Mask by P. Seck
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 8, 2014

"An engaging story of an immigrant's journey to growth and maturity."
Seck's debut novella presents a young woman's struggle with unrequited love—and her eventual triumph. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A Million Different Ways by P. Dangelico
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 4, 2015

"A fast-paced, erotic tale that should satisfy fans of Fifty Shades of Grey. "
An Albanian immigrant finds love and danger while working at the estate of a wealthy banker in this debut romance. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A FISH NAMED SPOT by Jennifer P. Goldfinger
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2001

"Yet the book's humility speaks well for it, as does its air of old-fashioned tall-tale storytelling. (Picture book. 4-7)"
You are what you eat in this unassuming story of a fish that wanted to be a dog, from newcomer Goldfinger. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HELLO, MY NAME IS TIGER by Jennifer P. Goldfinger
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 12, 2016

"With savvy restraint, Goldfinger presents the magic of just watching three children raptly engaged in play. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A kid who stands out for dressing as a tiger finds he's not as alone as he thought in a gentle story about making new friends. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MY DOG LYLE by Jennifer P. Goldfinger
ANIMALS
Released: June 18, 2007

"In the crowded ring of dog stories, Lyle stands out from the pack. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A little girl with blonde braids is the first-person narrator of this tribute to a pampered pooch named Lyle. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MOSQUITOES CAN'T BITE NINJAS by Jordan P. Novak
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 28, 2017

"Pass. (Picture book. 4-6)"
A mosquito doesn't stand a chance against a ninja. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SITTIN' UP by Shelia P. Moses
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 9, 2014

"Ultimately, the story is a victim of its own charm. Like sweet tea with sweet-potato pie, it's too much sugar, not enough spice. (Historical fiction. 8-12)"
Moses presents a tale of sorrow and hope that recalls the simple pageant of life in a close-knit community of tobacco sharecroppers. Read full book review >