Search Results: "David A. Stockman"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: April 2, 2013

"Stockman forcefully conveys enormous amounts of knowledge, but some assertions will be found to be contentious."
Former Michigan congressman and budget director for the Reagan administration Stockman (The Triumph of Politics: The Inside Story of the Reagan Revolution, 1986) tells "the real story [of]…how the nation's conservative party fostered the great fiscal breakdown now upon the land, and got away with it." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

SNOW SOUNDS by David A. Johnson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 25, 2006

"A wonderful introduction to the world of poetic language. (Picture book. 4-8)"
It's December 23, and a young boy is sleeping. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE BUCHENWALD REPORT by David A. Hackett
NON-FICTION
Released: April 11, 1995

"This is an essential document of WW II and Holocaust history. (maps, not seen) (Book-of-the-Month Club selection; History Book Club featured selection)"
An invaluable report by US Army personnel assembled immediately after liberation of the Buchenwald concentration camp. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

B IS FOR BOX by David A. Carter
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 8, 2014

"F is for flop. (Pop-up alphabet book. 2-4)"
First seen in The Happy Little Yellow Box (2011), the title character returns to demonstrate alliteration in this alphabetical outing.Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HIDE AND SEEK by David A. Carter
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"More playful work from a rare master of abstract design, both rich enough and sturdy enough to support repeat visits. (Pop-up/picture book. 5-10, adult)"
The panjandrum of paper engineering offers six dazzling new constructs—each hiding a handful of small cutouts or printed shapes to find. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WHITE NOISE by David A. Carter
COLORS
Released: Oct. 27, 2009

"Knowledgeable adults will recognize nods to Modern artists and jazz musicians; children will simply be enthralled by the totality of the experience. (Pop-up/picture book. 6 & up)"
Noises in most pop-up books are accidents: An over-glued element gets unstuck, or—horrors—rips entirely. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WOOF! WOOF! by David A. Carter
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2006

"Tail-waggingly terrific fun. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Bit by geometric bit, two dogs are built out of an assortment of triangles and quadrangles in a cleverly tactile piece of whimsy. Read full book review >