Search Results: "Bernard Schatz"


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NON-FICTION
Released: March 22, 2013

"A concise, easy-to-use guide showcasing a delightfully simple method of exploring, and alleviating, the underlying causes of chronic pain."
In this self-help book, Schatzroots out a single underlying cause for chronic pain and offers a method to treat it. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 17, 2008

"A respectful, intuitive approach to pain management."
Physical therapist and medical researcher Schatz outlines his gentle technique for chronic pain relief. Read full book review >

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EDDIE FITZ'S WAR by Elliot Schatz
Released: Dec. 7, 2012

"A well-written Vietnam-era novel that needs more character maturation."
A troubled teenager hitchhikes to an anti-war protest and experiences life on the road in this novel set during the Vietnam War era in America. Read full book review >

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THE NETWORK by Lincoln Schatz
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 11, 2012

"May find an audience with Beltway groupies but not much more."
Something gets lost in this analog "translation," as Chicago-based artist Schatz calls this book, of his monumental digital work in the permanent collection of the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, which goes on display in December 2012. Read full book review >

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A PAIR OF PROTOCERATOPS by Bernard Most
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1998

"The highlight, however, is Most's pink-and-purple palette, which is playful and perfectly pleasing to the eye. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Dinosaur fans will instantly warm to this friendly prehistoric duo and their endearing playmates. Read full book review >

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LYLE AT THE OFFICE by Bernard Waber
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 1994

"This latest addition to the Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile series meanders a bit, but most would follow the lovable Lyle anywhere, and Waber's illustrations are, as usual, completely winning. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Lyle the crocodile is back and he's in demand, especially when he goes with Mr. Primm to the office. Read full book review >

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HIPPOPOTAMUS HUNT by Bernard Most
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"A very, very modest entertainment. (Fiction/Picture book. 3- 8)"
From wordplay author Most (Zoodles, 1992) comes this treasure hunt for words made from the letters spelling hippopotamus. Read full book review >

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LYLE AT CHRISTMAS by Bernard Waber
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 1998

"Fans of the big green crocodile will welcome this holiday adventure. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Mr. Grumps's "down-in-the-dumps" approach to the Christmas holiday leads to the disappearance of Lyle's favorite feline friend in this reassuring tale about the love of family and friends. Read full book review >

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ZOODLES by Bernard Most
by Bernard Most, illustrated by Bernard Most
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 1992

"Not essential, but the wordplay here is entertaining. (Picture book. 5-8)"
``What do you call a stubborn emu? Read full book review >

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WATERDANCE by Howard Schatz
Released: Oct. 3, 1995

"Schatz (whose books include Seeing Red: The Rapture of Redheads) is clearly entranced with the body in all its phases; he is now working on books of photos of pregnant women and of newborn babies."
Ballet dancers jump, leap, and spin, striving to free their bodies of gravity's bondsbut their weightlessness is only an illusion. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 1995

"McGinn's clear and beautiful style aptly expresses his serene command of this highly varied material."
From Pope Gregory the Great in the fifth century to the death of Richard of St. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 1, 1976

"Brief outline of Islamic history, chronology, select bibliography."
This large-format book delivers a mass of illustrations (480: 160 in color, the others photos, drawings, and maps) which are mostly unfamiliar and a delight in themselves. Read full book review >