Entries Tagged as 'Bravery'

Crazy Hair

May 19th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By HUYEN MACMICHAEL This tressed-up, teased and twisted, stylish hair story completely makes the cut for me. Compelling and strange, it sucked me up like Rapunzel’s hair-rope into Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean’s artful scalps. It begins as a brave girl named Bonnie comments about someone’s “crazy hair” and offers to comb it even […]

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The Perfect Pumpkin Pie

October 31st, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By HUYEN MACMICHAEL Old Man Wilkerson is a grumpy, rude, sloppy-looking old man with a discerning obsession for perfect pumpkin pie. His surly attitude and determination to eat pumpkin pie makes for a perfectly creepy, very unlikeable, bully-of-a-ghost when he keels over on Halloween night before he can even take a bite of the […]

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Ladybug Girl at the Beach

August 24th, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY Having loved the original Ladybug Girl as much as I did, I was a little reluctant to read Jacky Davis and David Soman’s latest book in the growing series. After all, series books often have trouble rekindling the magic of the very first book. Labybug Girl at the Beach, however, captured […]

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Cherry and Olive

August 7th, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN Move over Nikki McClure fans, there’s a new hot shot artist-author on the Vegbooks blog. He’s Parisian. A little dark. A little gothic. And he has my heart. Ladies and gentlemen, meet Benjamin Lacombe. Cherry, who doesn’t actually like the fruit she’s named after, is a plump, alienated child who […]

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