Search Results: "Bud Abbott"


BOOK REVIEW

BUD by Kevin O'Malley
by Kevin O'Malley, illustrated by Kevin O'Malley
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2000

"A delightful springboard for budding gardeners and an opportunity to share their enthusiasm with family and friends. (Picture book. 5-8)"
A sweetly anthropomorphic Rhino family learns to appreciate their child's unique interests through surprising support from an unexpected source. Read full book review >

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GRANDPA BUD by Linda Wylie BearDen
Released: Oct. 28, 2014

"A matter-of-fact kids' book about coping with grief and working on a cow ranch."
In BearDen's debut children's book, a young boy remembers his recently deceased grandfather while visiting a ranch. Read full book review >

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GRANDPA BUD by Siobhan Dodds
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1993

"The engaging cartoon-style illustrations are just right. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Little Polly is coming for the night, and (she confides by phone) she's hoping Grandpa Bud will bake her favorite cake. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY
Released: May 15, 2006

"A fine companion to Elizabeth Partridge's Restless Spirit: The Life and Work of Dorothea Lange (1998) and Susan Goldman Rubin's Margaret Bourke-White (1999). (acknowledgments, index) (Nonfiction. 10-14)"
Berenice Abbott was a "fierce champion of photographic realism." Read full book review >

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BUD THE BUNNY by Kirean  Lloyd-Quinn
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 9, 2012

"'B' forewarned—there's nothing special enough to warrant buying this app, even at the modest price of $1.99. (iPad storybook app. 2-5)"
A mediocre concept book featuring Bud the Brown Bunny and the letter B. Read full book review >

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BUD AND GABBY by Anne Davis
ANIMALS
Released: July 1, 2006

"Children who have cats will recognize their pets, and children who have sick siblings or who are afraid of visiting the doctor themselves might have some of their fears allayed after listening to this friendly story. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Bud is a huge orange cat; Gabby is a small black-and-white one. Read full book review >

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HOT DAY ON ABBOTT AVENUE by Karen English
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 24, 2004

"So good!' (Picture book. 5-8)"
It's a hot day—it's also a "best-friend-breakup day." Read full book review >

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WHO'S ON FIRST? by Bud Abbott
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 19, 2013

"Not up to the original—leave it on the shelf and find a recording of the real Abbott and Costello. (afterword, biographical notes) (Picture book. 7-10)"
One of the funniest comedy routines ever to be heard doesn't successfully translate to print although nearly every word is intact. Read full book review >

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BERENICE ABBOTT: CHANGING NEW YORK by Bonnie Yochelson
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 30, 1997

"An elegant, eminently browsable record of Manhattan's cityscapes, including many now entirely vanished."
In 1935 Abbott (18981991), already an experienced documentary photographer, set out with a bulky view camera to capture Manhattan's streets and building facades, to provide a thorough record of how the city looked at one point in time. Read full book review >

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WORM IN THE BUD by Judith Cook
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 1, 2004

"Cook plots decently enough (Dead Ringer, p. 884, etc.), though her pastured protagonist could use some fire in his belly."
Two murders, separated by half a century but ghastly in exactly the same way, preoccupy an ex-police inspector insufficiently occupied. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 9, 2001

"A nice shot for the golf fan, and a good diversion for everyone else."
Journalist Shipnuck (Sports Illustrated, Golf) takes us on a wild ride through a year in the life of rising star Rich Beem and his caddy Steve Duplantis. Read full book review >