Search Results: "Chris Goodrich"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Sept. 1, 1998

Goodrich, a journalist growing restless with his life, fell upon the idea of building a car from a kit as a "visceral declaration of independence" from the everyday. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WE FORGOT BROCK! by Carter Goodrich
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 25, 2015

"Forget Brock. (Picture book. 4-6)"
Phillip and Brock are best friends. They spend all their time goofing around together. The only problem is his parents can see Phillip but not Brock. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ZORRO GETS AN OUTFIT by Carter Goodrich
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2012

"Mark this one 'to read.' (Picture book. 3-7)"
Zorro the pug and his canine pal, Mr. Bud, return for a second adventure (Say Hello to Zorro, 2011), this time focusing on Zorro and an unwanted gift of a hooded cape similar to that worn by the masked outlaw. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE HERMIT CRAB by Carter Goodrich
ANIMALS
Released: June 2, 2009

"Cinematic, full-bleed spreads of the sea floor in soft-hued colored pencil and watercolor effectively convey the perspective of a small creature in a big world. (Picture book. 6-8)"
"The hermit crab in this story didn't set out to be a hero." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A CREATURE WAS STIRRING by Carter Goodrich
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"The illustrations are spectacular, but these original verses in casual, modern phraseology can't hold a candle to Moore's tried-and-true cadences. (Picture book. 4-8)"
The familiar verses of "The Night before Christmas" are set in shiny gold letters on the left-hand pages of this atmospheric interpretation of the holiday classic, while Goodrich's rhymed quatrains set in a modern typeface serve as a counterpoint on facing right-hand pages. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SAY HELLO TO ZORRO! by Carter Goodrich
ANIMALS
Released: March 22, 2011

"Goodrich catches them in classic dog behavior—supine with legs akimbo, charging out the door before it is fully open, expectant with chin on the edge of the bed—and he graces them with the kind of appeal that you really want to see them again. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Being a dog, Mr. Bud leads a dog's life. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 6, 2017

"A compelling narrative enlivened as much by the author's encounters on the road as by his skillful unfolding of scientific knowledge.
"
Climate scientist Goodrich chronicles his cycling journey across the United States. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MISTER BUD WEARS THE CONE by Carter Goodrich
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 3, 2014

"Zorro and Mister Bud are quite a pair; readers will hope for more unpredictable but amusing adventures with them. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Zorro the pug and his pal, Mister Bud, pair up again for their third amusingly understated adventure (Zorro Gets an Outfit, 2012, etc.), this time focusing on Mister Bud's unpleasant stint wearing an Elizabethan collar while a sore spot heals. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

In My Own Words by Ted Goodrich
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 3, 2016

"An inspirational story of recovery from a terrible injury that embraces complexity to great effect."
A sudden accident forces a young man to rediscover basic skills, his family, and his religion. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Aug. 4, 1993

"Occasional flowers among the weeds; overall, a misuse of a great intelligence."
A prolific and erudite collector and interpreter of ancient and medieval myths (The Holy Grail, 1992; Guinevere, 1991, etc.) Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GUINEVERE by Norma Lorre Goodrich
NON-FICTION
Released: June 5, 1991

"Still, fascinating reading, great detective work, and of considerable interest in the history of feminism. (Fifteen b&w photographs and drawings.)"
Having masterfully re-created the major characters and events of Arthurian romance in King Arthur (1986) and Merlin (1987), Goodrich brings her scholarly skills, her prodigious knowledge of sixth-century Britain, and her impassioned style to vindicate Guinevere and rescue her from the obscurities of time. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE HOLY GRAIL by Norma Lorre Goodrich
NON-FICTION
Released: June 17, 1992

"A reading adventure. (Ten line drawings.)"
Exploring 2000 years of Christian, Hebraic, Celtic, and academic lore, Goodrich brings to her own quest for the Grail that same successful combination of learning, common sense, energy, and romance that distinguished her Guinevere (1991) and Merlin (1987). Read full book review >