Reviewing the book for Tablet , Ayelet Waldman felt that neither Mr. Lockhart reviewed the book for Salon under her real name Emily Jenkins. She found Madonna's second endeavor to be "neither bouncy nor flirty", rather described it as "dour and joyless, despite the pretty masculinity of Loren Long's Norman Rockwell -style illustrations. Jenkins noted that children were depicted in the book as " passive receptors of adult wisdom, but here, the misguided semi-protagonist ends up in a guilty, never-to-be-redeemed limbo for his relatively innocent crime".
A review in the Publishers Weekly was critical of the story, but praised Long's illustrations, describing them as "lushly nostalgic gouaches, with their robin's-egg blue skies, bountiful golden farmlands and working men in straw hats and rolled sleeves, pay homage to the rural paintings of Thomas Hart Benton.
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Publisher Description. Customer Reviews See All. Listeners Also Bought See All. Peabody's Apples Unabridged. Readers also enjoyed. About Madonna. Madonna Louise Ciccone is an American pop singer-songwriter. Through her music career, she has also gained some notability as a dancer, record producer, film producer, actress, author and a fashion icon. She is a multiple Grammy- and Golden Globe-award winner, known for her ambitious music videos, stage performances and use of sexual and religious themes in her work.
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The colorful page jacketed hardcover is stylishly illustrated by Stacy Peterson.PEABODY’S APPLES. By Madonna. One Saturday, Mr. Peabody, a beloved teacher and baseball coach, finds himself alone on the ball field. He wonders where everybody is until the bat boy, Billy Little, shows up. Billy tells him that another student, Tommy Tittlebottom, saw Mr. Peabody taking apples from the market and spread a rumour he was a thief.