Search Results: "David A. Price"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 14, 2008

"A heck of a yarn, full of vivid characters, reversals of fortune and stubborn determination: Pixar should make a movie out of it."
Brisk history of an entertainment juggernaut that is also the history of computer animation. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 15, 2003

"A first-rate work of popular history, and sure to become a standard."
A graceful narrative history of the troubled Jamestown colony, "an entrepreneurial effort organized and financed by . . . a start-up venture." Read full book review >

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COUNT DUMB TIME by David  Price
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 29, 2017

"A flawed but fascinating examination of love, trust, faith, and self-perception."
Price offers a debut novel about the calamitous life of a 35-year-old American man studying to become a deacon in the Catholic Church. Read full book review >

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THE GOLDEN ASPEN by Cheryl A. Price
Released: Aug. 24, 2009

"A golden nugget."
This children's book shows how the smallest act of kindness-a tree sheltering a boy through a cold windy night-leads to that kindness being returned tenfold. Read full book review >

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Julie at the North Pole by Cheryl A. Price
Released: May 29, 2015

"A meandering chapbook low on conflict, with a young, cleverly modern narrator."
A 10-year-old girl journeys with a magical Dream Ponyto meet Santa and help spread belief in Christmas magic in this full-color illustrated chapter book for early elementary readers.Read full book review >

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WINTER by David A. Carter
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 6, 2015

"The labels may prove more distracting than illuminating, but this isn't quite the usual sort of stop on the well-worn seasonal round. (Pop-up picture book. 3-5)"
A quick, season-centered look-about from a master of paper engineering. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 25, 2007

"Without some learned commentary, the general theme is likely to pass over the heads of children (not to mention many grown-ups), but all of the movement and color here create a riveting visual experience. (Novelty. 6-8, adult)"
Carter's third set of large-scale, knock-your-socks-off pop-up abstracts (following One Red Dot, 2005, and Blue 2, 2006) takes a quick tour through modern art, celebrating jazz and visual spontaneity, as well as paying specific tribute to Mondrian and the Fauves. Read full book review >

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THE SQUIRTING DONUTS by David A. Adler
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 2, 2014

"Not up to the standards set by Adler's Cam Jansen but an enjoyable light read. (Mystery. 7-9)"
What could have turned mean Mrs. Cakel nice? Read full book review >

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SPOT THE DOT by David A. Carter
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"The app is still better (not to mention cheaper), but with Carter, even spinoffs are first-rate. (Pop-up/picture book. 2-4)"
This abridged paper version of an outstanding iPad app sticks to the same basic design but offers a different set of visual challenges. Read full book review >

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ABC BOOKS
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"A worthy companion to his previous offerings. (Pop-up/picture book. 6 & up)"
Carter again challenges readers to make their way through a series of three-dimensional homages to modern art, this time chasing the yellow square that appears in each (600 Black Spots, 2007, etc.). Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 1, 2005

"Fun! (Pop-up. 4+)"
Carter's fabulous homage to paper engineering (that doubles as a counting book) features ten intricate paper sculptures or interactive devices and a special charge for readers: Find the one red dot in each. Read full book review >

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I LOVE YOU by David A. Carter
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 5, 2017

"The Picasso of paper engineering does it again. (Pop-up picture book. 5-adult)"
Love bursts up in paper waves and swirls from every spread of this small, heartfelt keepsake. Read full book review >