Search Results: "Arnold Schwarzenegger"


BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"A vapid, hulking doorstopper of a self-tribute."
Immigrant muscleman, action-movie star and former California governor pumps himself up. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 2014

"Inspirational tidbits on work and life from productive and happy people from diverse backgrounds."
Advice for one of life's most important transitions: stepping out into the "real" world after four years of college. Read full book review >

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FIX THIS MESS! by Tedd Arnold
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 15, 2014

"An inept commander and his clueless robot—there are lots of satisfying possibilities there, and Arnold taps into them. (Early reader. 4-8)"
A "remote operating basic utility gizmo"—call him Robug for short—comes to clean Jake the dog's mess, turning the house into hash in the process. Read full book review >

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THE ADVENTUROUS CHEF: ALEXIS SOYER by Ann Arnold
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 19, 2002

"The excitement of food and food preparation set in a historical context radiates from every page; middle-grade readers and those ready for a biography of a totally unique individual, irreplaceable by all accounts, will be fascinated. (Biography. 8-12)"
The illustrator of the splendid Fanny at Chez Panisse (1997) offers a fascinating pictorial biography of an engaging personality, the French chef Alexis Soyer. Read full book review >

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SHOO, FLY GUY! by Tedd Arnold
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

"Arnold's cartoons are more pop-eyed than ever in this simply told, medium-gross episode, and emergent readers will enjoy following the muscid marauder to final nirvana atop a slice of—yes, shoo-fly pie: brown, oozy, lumpy and smelly. (Easy reader. 5-7)"
Buzzy Fly Guy's on his own for most of his third outing. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2004

"Like the recent remake of Alan Sherman's Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah, illustrated by Jack E. Davis (p. 401), impossible to read without bursting into song—and maybe adding a few improvised lines. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Arnold's cartoon figures seem to explode across the pages with even more pop-eyed frenzy than usual in this rendition of the traditional camp song. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MEOW! by Katya Arnold
adapted by Katya Arnold, illustrated by Katya Arnold
ANIMALS
Released: April 15, 1998

"A very welcome author's note places Suteev's work for readers and may inspire them to turn Arnold's text into a classroom play. (Picture book. 3-6)"
From Arnold (Katya's Book of Mushrooms, 1997, etc.), a retelling of a story by Vladimir Grigorievich Suteev that will bring shouts at story hours. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SIGNMAKER'S ASSISTANT by Tedd Arnold
FICTION
Released: May 1, 1992

"O the perils of blind obedience! (Picture book. 6+)"
Arnold's large-headed, stubby-limbed figures move solidly through a droll cautionary tale. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HATCHING CHICKS IN ROOM 6 by Caroline Arnold
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 10, 2017

"Arnold captures the joy and mystery of this familiar unit of study. (glossary, websites, bibliography) (Informational picture book. 4-8)"
It's a lucky kindergartner who gets to witness the miracle of life through the incubation of eggs. Read full book review >

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FLY GUY'S NINJA CHRISTMAS by Tedd Arnold
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 27, 2016

"Coming up with an easy-to-read, original Christmas story with a funny plot is a tall order, but the addition of the popular ninja theme sends this one soaring. (Early reader. 4-8)"
Fly Guy buzzes in for his 16th outing, with a funny story combining ninja magnetism with the arrival of Santa, all wrapped up in a sparkly, silver cover. Read full book review >

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FLY GUY'S BIG FAMILY  by Tedd Arnold
Released: Sept. 12, 2017

"'Thankz, Buzz!' says the grateful guest of honor at the end. Readers will agree it's the least a boy could do for his buzzom buddy. (Early reader. 5-7)"
In this antic series' 17th episode, Buzz throws his lonely pet fly a surprizze party. Read full book review >

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LET’S FIND IT! by Katya Arnold
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 30, 2002

"An entertaining first-look for nature lovers. (Nonfiction. 3-6)"
Two dozen plants and animals are hidden in plain sight on each page of this nearly wordless picture book. Read full book review >