Search Results: "Victoria Benedictsson"


BOOK REVIEW

MONEY by Victoria Benedictsson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 3, 2000

"It's not—as is sometimes alleged—a Swedish Madame Bovary—but it remains an impassioned, intelligent, and curiously neglected work."
The first English translation of a feminist classic, originally published in 1885, and still very popular in its author's native Sweden. Read full book review >

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THE SEA TIGER by Victoria Turnbull
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 13, 2015

"A sweetly imaginative story about friendship whose message will linger. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Turnbull's debut plumbs the depths of a friendship between a confident Sea Tiger and a quiet merboy. Read full book review >

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PINKALICIOUS 123 by Victoria Kann
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 24, 2016

"Children learn gender stereotypes soon enough. No need to rush the process. (Board book. 2-4)"
Pinkalicious spreads her message to the board-book set. Read full book review >

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THE GREAT PET ESCAPE by Victoria Jamieson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 16, 2016

"Guaranteed fun for young readers, who will eye their classroom pets with some suspicion in the future. (Graphic fantasy. 6-10)"
Classroom pets have a wild night in the halls of Daisy P. Flugelhorn Elementary. Read full book review >

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AQUALICIOUS by Victoria Kann
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 3, 2015

"For fans of the series, more of the same. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Pinkalicious goes to the beach. Read full book review >

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BEA ROCKS THE FLOCK by Victoria Jamieson
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2009

"Who knew sheep had a wild side? (Picture book. 4-8)"
Tired of the repression inherent in the Rule of Sheepdom, "Sheep are not unique," Bea does as she likes. Read full book review >

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PEST IN SHOW by Victoria Jamieson
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 16, 2013

"This silly read-, dance- and sing-aloud could be a smash hit. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Backyard insect thespians Ladybug and her pesky younger brother Fly compete to star in this hilarious pun-filled performance, sure to tickle the fancy of fun- and pun-loving youngsters and would-be young stars. Read full book review >

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OLYMPIG! by Victoria Jamieson
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 5, 2012

"A salubrious object lesson of playing for playing's sake. (Picture book. 5-8)"
The story of a pig, perhaps a tad delusional but all guns and going for Olympic gold. Read full book review >

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PETERRIFIC by Victoria Kann
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 2, 2017

"Petepid. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Bestseller Kann expands her storytelling to include Pinkalicious' younger brother, Peter. Read full book review >

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THE GREAT ART CAPER  by Victoria Jamieson
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 13, 2017

"Though there's a plethora of choices in the rodent canon, this shines bright. (Graphic fantasy. 5-9)"
Cuddly classroom pets must stop a group of rapacious rodents from ruining the elementary art show in this sequel to The Great Pet Escape (2016). Read full book review >

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MEOW! by Victoria Ying
by Victoria Ying, illustrated by Victoria Ying
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 3, 2017

"Meow meow purr meow (translation: a charmer). (Picture book. 2-4)"
Won't anyone play yarn ball? Read full book review >

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THE BOY WHO KNEW EVERYTHING by Victoria Forester
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 27, 2015

"While critical thinkers may not find this particularly coherent, those willing to go with the flow will enjoy the ride. (Fantasy. 9-13)"
While no one knows everything, this follow-up volume to The Girl Who Could Fly (2008) has the same great premise as the first: that special gifts can be wonderful and also cause a peck of trouble. Read full book review >