Search Results: "Andrea Helman"


BOOK REVIEW

HIDE AND SEEK by Andrea Helman
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2008

"Careless species identification and editing, and the lack of table of contents or index make this no more than an intriguing collection of pictures. (Picture book/nonfiction. 5-8)"
Photographs of living creatures in their natural environment illustrate this introduction to animal camouflage around the world. Read full book review >

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NORTHWEST ANIMAL BABIES by Andrea Helman
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 6, 1998

Fuzzy raccoons peek, feathery burrowing owls yawn, a bison calf peers, all in this photographic take on the animal young of the Pacific Northwest. Read full book review >

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WILD COLORS by Andrea Helman
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 1, 2003

"Simple enough to entertain, yet providing enough of a stretch to educate, this is one for the bookshelf. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Stunning photography is the highlight of this lavish exploration of color in nature. Read full book review >

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THE SHADE OF ANDREA FOX by Jacob Terrell
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Aug. 26, 2014

"Moderately entertaining, high-stakes fantasy; first in a planned series."
In Terrell's first novel, high school student Andrea Jillian Fox's mysterious parentage and shadowy destiny threatens two worlds. Read full book review >

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Released: April 5, 2012

"A pleasant voyage for anyone seeking a personal history of the ocean liner."
Simpson (Alive on the Andrea Doria! The Greatest Sea Rescue in History, 2006, etc.) returns to the subject she knows best in her personal account of the 1956 wreck of the SS Andrea Doria off New England's coast en route to New York. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 18, 1992

"With its sweep, perception, originality, and felicitous use of language—an artistic and intellectual achievement."
Helman—professor of medicine (University College, London), family physician, and cultural historian—draws on his wide-ranging interests to offer a vivid, personable, and insightful exploration of physiology and fiction—of the interaction of the objective functioning of the human body and the subjective experience of it, as well as of the political analogues and social metaphors it inspires in both historic and contemporary terms. Read full book review >

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101 Things I Want to Say to My Daughter, Andrea, on Beginning Her Career by Douglas J. Wood
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Sept. 9, 2013

"A welcome adjunct to the wealth of how-to parenting literature."
An affectionate advice and how-to manual for an adult child. Read full book review >

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THE REAL ROMNEY by Michael Kranish
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 17, 2012

"A good-faith effort to profile a notoriously hard-to-define candidate."
Boston Globe scribes Kranish (Flight from Monticello: Thomas Jefferson at War, 2010, etc.) and Helman attempt to animate the famously wooden presidential candidate. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 2014

"Journalism that demonstrates all the arguments why we need professionals to tell the stories that mark our generations and a valentine to the people that proved Boston Strong."
In a remarkable work of narrative journalism, Boston Globe journalists Helman (co-author: The Real Romney, 2012) and Russell (co-author: Last Lion: The Fall and Rise of Ted Kennedy, 2009), with support from their comrades at the Globe's news department, map out the heartbreaks, dogged pursuits and courageous acts of defiance that resulted from one of America's most foolhardy and cowardly acts of terrorism. Read full book review >

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ELLIOT’S NOISY NIGHT by Andrea Beck
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"MPQUOTEPAGECOUNT 802) or the shelf full of other takes on the theme. (Picture book. 5-7)"
The plush moose gets past another common domestic challenge in this seventh outing in the industry known as Elliot (Elliot Gets Stuck, not reviewed, etc.). Read full book review >

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ELLIOT’S BATH by Andrea Beck
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2001

"Fans of the books will not be disappointed, but there's not much else to recommend. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Several stuffed animals run into a problem when Socks the monkey inadvertently spills paint on herself and on Elliot the plush moose. Read full book review >

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LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD by Andrea Wisnewski
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 1, 2007

"Overall, however, an elegant addition to the cache of existing editions. (Picture book/fairy tale. 4-7)"
This favorite fairytale has enticed many an illustrator. Read full book review >