Search Results: "Chris Caldicott"


BOOK REVIEW

WORLD FOOD ALPHABET by Chris Caldicott
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 16, 2013

"Caldicott is a fine photographer—a writer, not so much. (Informational picture book. 5-9)"
A globe-spanning gallery of terrific food and food-related photographs is paired to a text that is not so terrific. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

The Body of Chris by Chris Cole
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"A colorful, faith-based memoir of recovery."
In his debut memoir, Cole recounts his struggles with eating disorders, substance abuse, and mental illness. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE CHRIS FARLEY SHOW by Tom Farley Jr.
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 6, 2008

"Essential for Farley and SNL fans, and a sterling example of oral biography—well-structured, consistently engaging and simultaneously heartwarming and heartbreaking."
Family, friends and colleagues remember the late Saturday Night Live star. Read full book review >

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COLLIDING WITH CHRIS by Dan Harder
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1998

"A small dog that appears on the copyright page joyfully keeps pace with Chris to the satisfying conclusion in this small but funny episode. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Harder's first book is aimed at bicyclists, including those still soldiering on with training wheels. Read full book review >

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MONOGRAPH BY CHRIS WARE by Chris Ware
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2017

"This collection has a last-word feel to it, offering a delightful summation of a fruitful and very busy last few decades. Fans, of course, will want much more, but this makes a great start."
The noted artist, collector, and visionary offers a personal anthology/memoir, complete with junior high photos and memories of the cul-de-sacs of Omaha. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 4, 2012

"A nice—but not necessary—collector's item and reference work for readers of a specific bent."
Activist and environmentalist Caldicott (Nuclear Power is Not the Answer, 2006, etc.) publishes 25 transcripts of the interviews she conducts on her regular radio show. Read full book review >

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A DESPERATE PASSION by Helen Caldicott
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 16, 1996

"A treat for Caldicott's many admirers. (16 pages photos, not seen) (Author tour)"
A maverick's life, told with grace and good humor. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SLEEPWALKER by Chris Bohjalian
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 10, 2016

"Sensational subject matter aside, this thriller is a sleeper."
Bohjalian's latest considers the impact of a sleepwalker's disappearance on her husband and children. Read full book review >

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A SPECIAL KIND OF HERO by Chris Burke
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 1991

"The story of how ordinary people met extraordinary demands and how a special child became an unexpected success, marred in the telling by repetition and overattention to trivia. (Twenty- five b&w photographs—not seen.)"
Awkwardly told tale of how one family raised a Down's syndrome child to achieve far beyond expectations. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TIME SHIFTERS by Chris Grine
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 30, 2017

"As satisfying and enjoyable as a big-budget animated sci-fi feature. (Graphic science fiction. 9-12)"
A year after the worst day in Luke's life, a chance encounter in the forest sparks a grand adventure. Read full book review >

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ROCKET SCIENCE FOR BABIES by Chris Ferrie
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 2, 2017

"The importance of the STEM fields in our world cannot be overstated. But the importance of understanding early childhood development when writing for preschoolers cannot be overstated either. (Board book. 2-5)"
Another board book attempts to communicate complex scientific ideas to very young children. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Aug. 31, 2015

"A worthy read for the gun lover or for someone looking to better understand military life."
A comprehensive introduction to the art of precision shooting. Read full book review >