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Little Red: A Fizzingly Good Yarn
3.87
really liked it
I love this illustrator (same one who did Iggy Peck Architect) and this reworking of the Little Red Riding Hood story is very fun: full of cross-dress ...more
Mar 05, 2010
Mar 05, 2010
 
Aviary Wonders Inc. Spring Catalog and Instruction Manual
3.95
really liked it
Clever and beautifully illustrated environmental satire about endangered species.
Jan 19, 2015
Jan 19, 2015
 
The Bad Beginning (A Series of Unfortunate Events, #1)
3.90
liked it
I enjoyed this: loving the satirical wit, the word play and the neo-gothic flavor that the author threw in regularly.

But I have to wonder what the ap
...more
Oct 2007
Apr 04, 2008
 
Frankenstein Makes a Sandwich
4.23
it was amazing
One of my favorite picture books of this year: Rex's art is great and his sense of humor is hilarious. The picture book is a series of funny poems and ...more
May 2007
Dec 31, 2007
 
Frankenstein Takes the Cake
4.03
it was amazing
A great follow-up to his first book (my favorite picture book of 2007!). Filled with more humorous monster stories, poems and jokes as well as Adam Re ...more
Oct 16, 2008
Oct 16, 2008
 
Redshirts
3.84
liked it
I really wanted to love this but I only liked this. It was funny and meta, but honestly I was hoping for/expecting both more humor and more depth. By ...more
Aug 11, 2014
Aug 28, 2013
 
Beauty Queens
3.61
it was amazing
So delightful! Major points for making me laugh out loud over and over again, for being such a sharp satire, and for being so explicitly feminist. Lov ...more
Jul 31, 2011
Apr 01, 2011
 
Texts from Jane Eyre: And Other Conversations with Your Favorite Literary Characters
3.66
it was amazing
Very clever. My faves were the texts from Plato, William Blake, Lord Byron, The Lorax and William Carlos Williams.
Jul 10, 2015
Dec 02, 2014
 
Cold Comfort Farm
3.92
it was amazing
None
not set
Jun 18, 2007
 
The Princess Bride
4.25
really liked it
None
not set
Jun 18, 2007
 
Jane Bites Back (Jane Fairfax, #1)
3.45
liked it
None
Oct 13, 2010
Aug 11, 2010
 
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead
4.06
it was amazing
None
not set
Jan 03, 2008
 
The Importance of Being Earnest
4.17
it was amazing
None
not set
Jan 02, 2008
 
The Bad Beginning (A Series of Unfortunate Events, #1)
3.90
liked it
None
not set
Dec 31, 2007
 
Egalia's Daughters: A Satire of the Sexes
3.94
it was amazing
None
not set
Jun 18, 2007
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