Search Results: "Donna Walsh Inglehart"


BOOK REVIEW

ONE IN A THOUSAND by Ian Coristine
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: April 24, 2012

"An appealing memoir from a man who found his own little piece of heaven—and the perfect way to share it with others."
Former race car driver and avid flier Coristine combines lyrical prose, stunning visuals and evocative melodies to open up a window on his favorite place in the entire world—tiny Raleigh Island on the St. Lawrence River. Read full book review >

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BREAKING THE RING by Donna Walsh Inglehart
FICTION
Released: April 1, 1991

"Atmospheric, if occasionally tiresome. (Fiction. 12+)"
Though Jesse, 15, and her family have returned to summer on the St. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MY BEAK, YOUR BEAK by Melanie Walsh
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 30, 2002

"As there's no corresponding sense of closure in My Beak, Your Beak, the two titles form a seamless whole, making this more like one work for the price of two—still, the theme is certainly important enough to justify the extra expense. (Picture book. 2-4)"
Walsh (Big and Little, not reviewed, etc) continues to delight and inform toddlers with these two celebrations of unity in diversity. Read full book review >

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DID YOU EVER SEE? by Joanna Walsh
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 13, 2016

"Science books for the young can and should do better than this. (Picture book. 3-5)"
This new offering from the Tate Gallery's publishing arm asks simple questions about visual perception, challenging readers to make judgments about relationships between familiar objects. Read full book review >

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AMOS JELLYBEAN GETS IT RIGHT by Joanna Walsh
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2005

Amos Jellybean knows he's bright (his mum says so), but he still always seems to scramble the many instructions he's given: "So I . . . take my bed downstairs, put it on the table, sit down on my breakfast and eat my clothes." Read full book review >

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DO PIGS HAVE STRIPES? by Melanie Walsh
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 1996

"The work is easily mastered, and doesn't bear rereading, but certainly has its charms. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Burning questions of the animal world are answered here: Does a bird have a big black wet nose? Read full book review >

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ISAAC AND HIS AMAZING ASPERGER SUPERPOWERS! by Melanie Walsh
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 22, 2016

"While simplistic, it's a serviceable starter for discussions of spectrum disorders with younger neurotypical audiences. (URL list) (Picture book. 6-8)"
Isaac explains why he wears a mask and cape and sometimes has special needs. Read full book review >

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THE BURIED MOON by Amanda Walsh
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 28, 1991

"A handsome, imaginative presentation, especially for spooky-yarn fans. (Folklore/Picture book. 5-10)"
The Australian creator of the innovative The Mysterious Hubbub (1990) retells an eerie English tale collected by Joseph Jacobs: Because the ``Hidden Folk'' lurk in the shadows, it's ``certain death to walk through the Marshlands after dark,'' except by moonlight. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 2009

"A helpful, amusing, no-nonsense oyster manual for the layperson."
The briny underbelly of one of the world's most respected seafoods. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

VERTIGO by Joanna Walsh
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2015

"With wry humor and profound sensitivity, Walsh (Fractals, 2013) takes what is mundane and transforms it into something otherworldly with sentences that can make your heart stop. A feat of language."
Less a collection of linked short stories—though it is that, too—than a cinematic montage, a collection of photographs, or a series of sketches, Walsh's book would be dreamlike if it weren't so deliciously sharp. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: July 15, 2015

"A sincere, simple life-instruction booklet for young adults."
This debut advice guide provides recommendations for 17-year-olds on handling the "life-defining" college years. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 14, 2011

"A helpful guide for understanding kids and teenagers."
Walsh (Why Do They Act That Way?, 2005, etc.) helps parents understand their child's amazing brain. Read full book review >