Books by Barbara Cooney and Complete Book Reviews

Margaret Wise Brown, Author, Barbara Cooney, Author, Barbara Cooney, Illustrator HarperCollins Publishers $5.95 (0p) ISBN 978-0-06-443083-8
Brimming with Christmas spirit, Brown's quiet story is timeless, like all classics. So too are Caldecott Medalist Cooney's colorful pictures of woodland wonders in all seasons, huggable children and a lame boy's loving father. Every year at...
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Barbara Cooney, Author Viking Children's Books $15.99 (40p) ISBN 978-0-670-86159-0
The privileged though painful childhood of First Lady and humanitarian Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962) is chronicled with tenderness and care in Caldecott Medalist Cooney's (Emily; The Ox-Cart Man) memorable picture book biography. Skillfully...
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Barbara Cooney, Author, Barbara Cooney, Illustrator Puffin Books $6.99 (40p) ISBN 978-0-14-050756-0
Praising Cooney's ``wide, sweeping seascapes that contrast with the velvety, close-up interiors,'' PW added that the book ``is an ode to simple acts of daily living. Not only one family's tale, this is also a cherishable glimpse of a bygone time.''...
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Barbara Cooney, Author, Barbara Cooney, Illustrator Viking Children's Books $16.99 (40p) ISBN 978-0-670-81749-8
Matthias is the youngest son in a family of 12 children who live with their parents on Tibbetts Island, Maine, in the days before the ``rusticators'' built fancy homes on its shores. When he is old enough to leave home, Matthias sails around the...
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Barbara Cooney, Author, R. Haynes, Editor Viking Children's Books $16.99 (400p) ISBN 978-0-670-83056-5
Readers have come to expect a great deal from this talented Caldecott Medalist ( Ox-Cart Man ; Miss Rumphius ). Even her most demanding fans will be captivated by the richly detailed paintings that illustrate this heartwarming narrative. Based on...
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Michael Bedard, Author, Barbara Cooney, Author, Barbara Cooney, Illustrator Doubleday Books for Young Readers $16.99 (40p) ISBN 978-0-385-30697-3
This fictionalized encounter between Emily Dickinson and a young neighbor is, like a Dickinson sonnet, a quiet gem: unassuming upon first glance, it is in fact deeply lustrous, with new facets becoming apparent the longer one looks. The narrator and
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Opal Whiteley, Author, Jane Boulton, Author, Barbara Cooney, Author Putnam Publishing Group $5.99 (32p) ISBN 978-0-698-11564-4
Folk art-like paintings accentuate the plaintiveness of journal entries kept by a lonely but imaginative orphan girl born at the turn of the century. Ages 5-up. (June)...
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