Search Results: "Andy Rheingold"


BOOK REVIEW

WHEN GUINEA PIGS FLY by James Proimos
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 2005

"Stay tuned. (Fiction. 8-10)"
" ‘Well, boys,' I say in a voice an octave deeper than usual. ‘we're all alone in the big, big, big, big world for the first time in our short, short, short, boring lives. Now is the time to gather up every ounce of courage, guts, strength, and pocket change.' " So Brook, a guinea pig, addresses his two former cagemates Allen and Leone after they find themselves set free in New York's Central Park. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1993

"Rheingold's central point is that there's a revolution taking place on-line; with this thoughtful, supportive critique, he's continuing his fair bid to be its Tom Paine."
An enthusiastic tour of cyberspace by one of its pioneers. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

VIRTUAL REALITY by Howard Rheingold
NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 1991

"Easily comprehensible and contagiously enthusiastic—an excellent overview."
From the author of Excursions to the Far Side of the Mind (1988), an exciting and comprehensive update on the latest in interactive computer technology. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 11, 1994

"Presented in a postmodern stew of text and image, this Catalog is like a Table of Contents to the Zeitgeist—or the coolest Yellow Pages around."
Nietzsche was right when he spoke of eternal return. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

JOURNEY TO THE MOON by Andy Mansfield
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 4, 2015

"A 'cheesy' episode with a double twist at the end. Younger audiences may need at least part of the joke explained. (Pop-up picture book. 2-5)"
In this very simple pop-up book, a rocket ship blasts off from Earth, hums through space, and touches down at last on the moon—with a goopy "BLOOP." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BRIGHT LIGHTS AND STARRY NIGHTS by Andy Runton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 13, 2012

"Young readers and pre-readers alike will respond strongly to the tale's elemental drama and clearly defined emotional arc. (Graphic picture book. 2-5)"
The small owl with big eyes and equally outsized heart makes new friends on a nocturnal outing. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FIND THE DOTS by Andy Mansfield
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 28, 2017

"A multifaceted lead-in to the more open-ended play in Hervé Tullet's interactive outings. (Pop-up picture book. 3-5)"
An invitation to explore different combinations of flaps, spinners, pop-ups, and pull tabs to reveal one to 10 hidden dots. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LOST PROPERTY by Andy Poyiadgi
GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMIC BOOKS
Released: June 1, 2015

"The general premise is an old favorite, though here it gets an inflection that may appeal best to audiences familiar with the accretion of loss. (Graphic short story. 14 & up)"
In this short graphic tale a mail carrier's past comes back not to haunt but to inspire him. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PICKLICIOUS! by Andy Myer
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 8, 2011

"Alec is earnest enough, but his campy enthusiasm is a bit hard to choke down and leaves behind a slightly sour aftertaste. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Alec enjoys pickles' snappy yumminess in all their great shades and variations, but no one understands his heartfelt adoration for them. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

IT WAS SO QUIET I COULD HEAR A PIN DROP by Andy Goodman
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 17, 2016

"A clever concept, in both progression and design, whose realization sometimes falls short. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A child listens closely to the breeze as sounds evoke images and imaginings. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

KING FLASHYPANTS AND THE EVIL EMPEROR by Andy Riley
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 20, 2017

"An agreeably fizzy series opener. (Fantasy. 7-10)"
Evil Emperor Nurbison has his eye on the peaceful, neighboring kingdom of Edwinland. Read full book review >