Search Results: "Vivian Walsh"


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VIVIAN MAIER by Pamela  Bannos
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 6, 2017

"A sympathetic portrait of an artist who remains elusive."
Biography of a secretive photographer who became legendary after her death. Read full book review >

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JUNE AND AUGUST by Vivian Walsh
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

In this tongue-in-cheek take on the tried-and-true theme of unlikely friendships, a python meets what she thinks is another python one night. Read full book review >

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OLIVE, MY LOVE by Vivian Walsh
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2004

"A plot that could easily have been corny, instead flourishes with Walsh's direct, matter-of-fact tone and Seibold's shiny energy. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Lively and sweet, this undisguised friendship tale is offbeat enough to stand out in a crowd. Read full book review >

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GLUEY by Vivian Walsh
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"Strange but intriguing. (Picture book. 4-6)"
Creatively varying design, enormous cartoon eyes, and offbeat tertiary colors characterize this unusual animal tale. Read full book review >

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THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF VIVIAN by Vivian Livingston
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2002

"Strictly for fans—mostly under18—who can't get enough of the Web site. Warning: Gushy, girlish prose throughout, with triple exclamation points, triple question marks, and emoticons."
A twentysomething woman in New York . . . sound familiar? Not surprising. Read full book review >

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VIVIAN IN RED by Kristina Riggle
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 13, 2016

"Switching back and forth between modern times and 1930s Broadway, Riggle (Hope Out Loud, 2015, etc.) plays with a number of possible outcomes between the hero and his mysterious vision, though the mystery is never exactly high-stakes."
A Broadway producer of the 1930s is confronted by a vision from his past that may represent a problem in his present. Read full book review >

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VIVIAN DIVINE IS DEAD by Lauren Sabel
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 3, 2014

"Good, escapist entertainment. (Thriller. 13-18)"
Thrills and action follow a teenage movie star as she tries to escape a shadowy figure who has threatened to kill her. Read full book review >

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VIVIAN APPLE NEEDS A MIRACLE by Katie Coyle
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"A distinctive, complex, and thoughtful page-turner certain to leave readers clamoring for more. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
Vivian Apple survived one Rapture in Vivian Apple at the End of the World (2015); now, can she survive a second?Read full book review >

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OLIVE, THE OTHER REINDEER by J.otto Seibold
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 1, 1997

"Children will like the sophisticated art, even without a tight storyline. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Instead of the lyric, ``All of the other reindeer,'' Olive the pup hears something else on the radio: ``Olive, the other reindeer.'' She concludes that she is to be Santa's canine helper, so heads up to the North Pole, to join the Christmas Eve flight. Read full book review >

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MONKEY BUSINESS by J.otto Seibold
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 1995

"This may sound unreadable, but it's not; the presentation is crisp and clear, and the result is unbridled fun. (Picture book. 3-8)"
A free-wheeling tale about the first monkey in space who returns home a hero and turns his fame into industry. Read full book review >

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FREE LUNCH by J.otto Seibold
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

"As for the illustrations, chances are that readers won't confuse them with anyone else's work. (Picture book. 3-8)"
Seibold and Walsh (Monkey Business, 1995, etc.) bring back their heroic white dog, Mr. Lunch, who learns that the new owner of the bird seed company he patronizes has started to substitute rocks for seeds. Read full book review >

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PENGUIN DREAMS by J.otto Seibold
Released: Oct. 1, 1999

"The amusing images are the rounded, metallic-looking forms that characterize these collaborators' previous books. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Seibold and Walsh (Olive, the Other Reindeer, 1997, etc.) don't provide much for readers to hold on to in the thick glossy pages of this oddly imagined, computer-generated tale of few words. Read full book review >