Search Results: "Bob Marley"


BOOK REVIEW

ONE LOVE by Bob Marley
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 5, 2011

"Though this celebration of community is joyful, there just is not much here. (afterword) (Picture book. 3-5)"
A sugary poem, very loosely based on the familiar song, lacks focus. Read full book review >

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EVERY LITTLE THING by Bob Marley
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"A sweet elaboration of the original's reassuring message that 'every little thing is gonna be all right.' (afterword) (Picture book. 4-8)"
An effervescent adaptation of Bob Marley's "Three Little Birds," with a skinny plotline supplied by the art and new themes and verses added by the songwriter's eldest daughter. Read full book review >

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SINGER IN THE SNOW by Louise Marley
FANTASY
Released: Oct. 1, 2005

"Whether the Singers of Nevya are new to the reader or old friends, their voices will resonate gracefully. (Science fiction. 12+)"
Intimate human dilemmas explored against the backdrop of a harsh alien world. Read full book review >

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I LOVE YOU TOO by Ziggy Marley
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 15, 2014

"The art will draw and hold young children's attention, but the words hang together better when sung rather than spoken. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Lyrics inspired by an exchange with Marley's 3-year-old daughter are set to bright paintings of a multicultural cast of children and adults enjoying each other's company indoors and out. Read full book review >

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NO WOMAN NO CRY by Rita Marley
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 7, 2004

"Tart, self-assured, and lasting."
It can't be said that her relationship with Bob Marley was easy, but his wife of 15 years portrays it as intensely close and spiritual. Read full book review >

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Released: April 1, 2013

"A steady, authoritative account of an intensely emotional public-policy conflict."
An in-depth narrative of the recent battle over the rights and future of Wisconsin's public-employee unions. Read full book review >

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DON'T PLAY WITH YOUR FOOD! by Bob Shea
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"Children often see themselves as the underdog in an adultcentric world; they'll be rooting for the bunnies (all three…no wait, 72 of them). (Picture book. 3-6)"
Buddy is one cranky, hungry monster. Read full book review >

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MY PET BOOK by Bob Staake
by Bob Staake, illustrated by Bob Staake
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 22, 2014

"One of Staake's sillier, more ebullient outings—and that's saying something. (Picture book. 4-8)"
In this cheer for books and reading, a boy wants a pet—but one that's easy, lacks fleas and won't run away. Read full book review >

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RACER DOGS by Bob Kolar
by Bob Kolar, illustrated by Bob Kolar
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2003

"Checkerboard endpapers show each doggie driver identified by name, including two female drivers, with one named Bingo—the only dog smart enough to read her map. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Kolar (A Cat and a Dog, not reviewed, etc.) illustrates his busy scenes of canines cruising in cars in a cool palette of blues, grays, and citrus shades, with cartoon-style characters in a retro style and flat perspective similar to that of J.otto Seibold's Mr. Lunch books. Read full book review >

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RACE YOU TO BED by Bob Shea
by Bob Shea, illustrated by Bob Shea
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2010

"To sleep! (Picture book. 3-6)"
A hyperactive, saucer-eyed rabbit challenges readers to a race to bed and runs into a gamut of unexpected animals, people and predicaments along the way. Read full book review >

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PETS GO POP! by Bob Staake
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2009

"A little too much style, not enough substance. (Pop-up/picture book. 2-5)"
Two per spread, a cavalcade of pets runs, romps and plays. Read full book review >