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October 22, 2000
Murray Garrett ("Hollywood Candid: A Photographer Remembers"), Jane Glenn Haas ("The Time of Your Life: Why Almost Everything Gets Better After Fifty") and Shirley Carroll O'Connor ("Life Is a Circus") will discuss their books at the Round Table West literary luncheon at noon Thursday at the Balboa Bay Club, 1221 W. Coast Highway, Newport Beach. $40. For reservations, call (323) 256-7977. Heston Will Sign Book Charlton Heston will discuss his new book, "The Courage to Be Free," at 10:30 a.m.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 22, 2000
Murray Garrett ("Hollywood Candid: A Photographer Remembers"), Jane Glenn Haas ("The Time of Your Life: Why Almost Everything Gets Better After Fifty") and Shirley Carroll O'Connor ("Life Is a Circus") will discuss their books at the Round Table West literary luncheon at noon Thursday at the Balboa Bay Club, 1221 W. Coast Highway, Newport Beach. $40. For reservations, call (323) 256-7977. Heston Will Sign Book Charlton Heston will discuss his new book, "The Courage to Be Free," at 10:30 a.m.
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December 11, 1998 | DENNIS McLELLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Some of Robin Preiss Glasser's fondest memories of growing up are of the times her parents took her and her four sisters to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan. "They'd pack us in the car dressed in our nicest outfits, with patent-leather Mary Janes and bows in our hair," recalls Glasser, 42, a Newport Beach children's book illustrator. "It would be a big, exciting day going to the museum. We'd always stop and have a Sabrette at the hot dog stand out front."
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December 11, 1998 | DENNIS McLELLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Some of Robin Preiss Glasser's fondest memories of growing up are of the times her parents took her and her four sisters to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan. "They'd pack us in the car dressed in our nicest outfits, with patent-leather Mary Janes and bows in our hair," recalls Glasser, 42, a Newport Beach children's book illustrator. "It would be a big, exciting day going to the museum. We'd always stop and have a Sabrette at the hot dog stand out front."
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November 18, 1998 | DENNIS McLELLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Some of Robin Preiss Glasser's fondest memories of growing up are of the times her parents took her and her four sisters to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan. "They'd pack us in the car dressed in our nicest outfits, with patent-leather Mary Janes and bows in our hair," recalls Glasser, 42, a Newport Beach children's book illustrator. "It would be a big, exciting day going to the museum. We'd always stop and have a Sabrette at the hot dog stand out front."
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August 11, 2002
* Rankings are based on a Times poll of Southland bookstores. *--* 1 OLIVIA'S OPPOSITES by Ian Falconer (Atheneum: $6.99) The lovable piglet teaches of opposites. Baby to preschool 2 LEMONY SNICKET: THE UNAUTHORIZED AUTOBIOGRAPHY (HarperCollins: $11.99) A kooky glimpse of the writer behind the tales of the Baudelaire children. Ages 12 and up 3 OLIVIA COUNTS by Ian Falconer (Atheneum: $6.99) The mischievous piglet uses tasks to teach numbers from 1 to 10.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 1, 2000 | LYNNE HEFFLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
"You Can't Take a Balloon Into the Metropolitan Museum." That real-life New York museum guard's admonition to a 3-year-old became the title of an unusual, critically acclaimed children's picture book created by the little girl's aunts, writer Jacqueline Preiss Weitzman and artist Robin Preiss Glasser. Just out is the sisters' follow-up, "You Can't Take a Balloon Into the National Gallery."
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May 5, 2005 | Lynne Heffley
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood: Adventures in Friendship and A Day at the Circus Anchor Bay Entertainment DVD: $16.98. VHS: $12.98 Ages 2 and up www.fci.orgv Adults and older children understand that iconic Fred Rogers, television's gentlest communicator and child advocate, lost his struggle with cancer in 2003.
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June 4, 2002 | SAMANTHA CRITCHELL, ASSOCIATED PRESS
Lynne Cheney, wife of Vice President Dick Cheney, set out to write a book about the history of the United States that would resonate with children from coast to coast. It was to be a gift to her three grandchildren and all the children she meets almost daily as she travels around the country. "We're so privileged to live in this country that we should know the story of how we got to be so fortunate," Cheney said.
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November 18, 1998 | DENNIS McLELLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Some of Robin Preiss Glasser's fondest memories of growing up are of the times her parents took her and her four sisters to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan. "They'd pack us in the car dressed in our nicest outfits, with patent-leather Mary Janes and bows in our hair," recalls Glasser, 42, a Newport Beach children's book illustrator. "It would be a big, exciting day going to the museum. We'd always stop and have a Sabrette at the hot dog stand out front."
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December 2, 1998 | DENNIS McLELLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
His parents' 50th wedding anniversary inspired Christopher Dean White to write what he calls his "labor of love." In honor of the sacrifices and achievements of what he considers possibly the "greatest generation in American history," the Corona del Mar film and television writer has written and self-published "A Tribute to Our Parents & the Entire W.W. II Generation" (Christopher Publishing, $29.95).
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