Search Results: "Craig Dirgo"


BOOK REVIEW

GOLDEN BUDDHA by Clive Cussler
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 7, 2003

"Honestly fabulous."
Sailing the high seas with Cussler once again. Read full book review >

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THE SEA HUNTERS by Clive Cussler
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

"The lively text includes a number of handsome, helpful maps, plus line drawings of designated vessels and the vanished locomotive."
Life has imitated pop art in the case of best-selling author Cussler (Shock Wave, 1996; Sahara, 1992; etc.), whose avocation is locating great ships lost in deep waters. Read full book review >

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THE EINSTEIN PAPERS by Craig Dirgo
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 11, 1999

"Even so, well done and much fun with ironic dialogue."
The coauthor with Clive Cussler of The Sea Hunters (1996) and Clive Cussler and Dirk Pitt Revealed (not reviewed) debuts with his first solo adventure novel. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 2, 2002

"A lively narrative slickly done: nothing wrong with that, but intelligent readers who like their history straight up may find it simply annoying."
The creator of the immensely popular series of marine and underwater adventures starring Dirk Pitt (Valhalla Rising, 2001, etc.) returns with a sequel to his nonfiction Sea Hunters (1996). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SACRED STONE by Clive Cussler
Released: Oct. 5, 2004

"The usual Cussler the Incredible, crammed with endless technological detail and ablaze with action."
The multitudes of fans awaiting each new work the Mighty Cussler Factory pumps out must wonder which Cussler they'll get next. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MULE TRAIN MAIL by Craig Brown
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2009

"Informative as well as evocative, and told with crisp clarity. (author's note) (Informational picture book. 5-8)"
In some remote pockets of Arizona, the postman wears a cowboy hat and leads a mule train. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LOTS OF DOTS by Craig Frazier
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2010

"Zingy and crisp, joyful and sprightly, this is one outstanding read. (Picture book. 2-7)"
In his gamesome new work, Frazier shows how one shape—the simple dot—creates and shapes our world. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MY BARN by Craig Brown
by Craig Brown, illustrated by Craig Brown
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 23, 1991

"Still, an offbeat introduction to animal voices, worth a try where funds permit. (Picture book. 2-6)"
From cock-crow to moonrise, a farmer moves around his barn, feeding and observing his animals. Read full book review >

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THE TOWN MOUSE AND THE COUNTRY MOUSE by Helen Craig
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 1992

"Tyler'' are charming; in the meantime, there are some splendidly dramatic takes, especially during Charlie's encounter with the cat, while the tiny protagonists are delightfully individual and appealing—as is this well-worn tale in its fresh new garb. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A spirited retelling with lively dialogue and many colorful embellishments, plus enchantingly detailed illustrations in cleverly varied frames and spreads. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SEABORN by Craig Moodie
FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 2008

"A rousing climax and realistic narrator mark this as a solid choice. (Fiction. YA)"
Luke, 16, angry and selfish, finds himself totally agitated with life when his mother abruptly leaves the family. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

STANLEY MOWS THE LAWN by Craig Frazier
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2005

"And so will the reader. (Picture book. 4-8)"
What begins as a routine chore literally takes a turn, with a satisfying and visually creative result. Read full book review >