Search Results: "Bear Grylls"


BOOK REVIEW

MUD, SWEAT, AND TEARS by Bear Grylls
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 2012

"An inside look at the makings of an intrepid, insatiable explorer."
The fearless host of Man vs. Wild illustrates a highly spirited life. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 2001

"Occasionally breathless and clunky, this is a vivid and inspiring read all the same, sure to find a large audience among outdoor-adventure and climbing buffs."
Another stone added to the growing mountain of Everest adventures. Read full book review >

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BEAR by Robert Greenfield
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 15, 2016

"Essential for Deadheads but also an engaging cultural portrait for anyone interested in the era."
The high life and low times of the original Acid King. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 4, 2007

"An admirable effort that needs to loosen up."
A stiff but well-researched account of the defection of a group of Soviet airmen at the height of the Cold War. Read full book review >

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BEAR by John Schoenherr
ANIMALS
Released: March 28, 1991

The little bear is too young for independence when his mother disappears; but with time, perseverance, and luck he does learn to manage on his own. Read full book review >

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WE'RE GOING ON A BEAR HUNT by Bear Hunt Films Ltd.
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 10, 2017

"Budding naturalists may find parts of this inspirational as well as instructive, though most digestible in small doses. (Nonfiction. 7-11)"
A handbook for children inspired to take nature walks of their own by the classic picture book and its 2016 TV adaptation. Read full book review >

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TEDDY BEAR, TEDDY BEAR by Michael Hague
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 23, 1993

"Sure to find a wide and willing audience. (Picture book. 2-5)"
``A Classic Action Rhyme'' with a spread for each line—text on the verso, framed in little bears on a golden honey ground decked with stars; cuddly plush bear with appealingly mobil face on the recto, in a pictorial story Hague has devised to suit the familiar words. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

The Secret History of Another Rome by Bear
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 2, 2015

"Despite its uneven pace, this idea-filled book succeeds in exploring various concepts à la Asimov's Foundation series."
From debut author Bear comes a heady sci-fi novel about a futuristic Roman Empire and the man in charge of it. Read full book review >

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LAZY BEAR, CRAZY BEAR by Kevin Bolger
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 23, 2015

"Both this title and its companion are good for reinforcing word families and building reading confidence, but sometimes a phonics book is just a phonics book. (Early reader. 5-8)"
Bolger and Hodson explore phonics in cartoon form. Read full book review >

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BROWN BEAR, WHITE BEAR by Svetlana Petrovic
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2009

"Don't miss the endpapers, which richly deserve perusal. (Picture book. 4-8)"
After vying for a young girl's affections, two teddy bears finally learn that friendship is better than rivalry. Read full book review >

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TEDDY BEAR, TEDDY BEAR by Timothy Bush
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2005

"Bush's refreshing take on this classic rhyme only enhances its timeless endurance and is a wonderful way to introduce a true favorite to the next generation of little bears. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Using only his vibrant illustrations, Bush creatively transforms the familiar rhyme about an active bear's day into a full-out adventure. Read full book review >

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TEDDY BEAR, TEDDY BEAR by Alice Schertle
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2003

"A cockle-warming successor, all in all, to Michael and Kathleen Hague's Alphabears (1984) and Numbears (1986), or, of course, Ruth Krauss's classic rhyme. (Picture book/poetry. 5-9)"
Illustrated by a teddy bear specialist, these 14 new rhymes are just the ticket for a spell of quality lap time. Read full book review >