Search Results: "Drew Daywalt"


BOOK REVIEW

THE DAY THE CRAYONS QUIT by Drew Daywalt
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 27, 2013

"A comical, fresh look at crayons and color. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Duncan wants to draw, but instead of crayons, he finds a stack of letters listing the crayons' demands in this humorous tale. Read full book review >

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THE DAY THE CRAYONS CAME HOME by Drew Daywalt
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 18, 2015

"This new cast of crayons will entertain readers, and admirers of the first book will be pleased to see a few familiar colors. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Duncan's crayons are back in this comical sequel to The Day the Crayons Quit (2013), and this time they need to be rescued.Read full book review >

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BB-8 ON THE RUN by Drew Daywalt
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2017

"Young Padawans will be over Endor to get a bit of background on the endearing BB-8, but the story's unlikely to reach beyond that admittedly huge audience. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Everyone's favorite Force Awakens droid gets his own picture-book prequel, and he does a slew of good deeds. Read full book review >

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THE LEGEND OF ROCK PAPER SCISSORS by Drew Daywalt
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 4, 2017

"A closer-to-perfect pairing couldn't be imagined. Everyone wins! (Picture book. 4-10)"
Peer through the mists and learn the origin of the game that has resolved playground disputes beyond number. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: March 31, 1989

Drew's latest collection of New Yorker essays is her fourth devoted to national presidential campaigns, and is every bit as incisive as the first three (American Journal, 1977; Portrait of an Election, 1981; Campaign Journal, 1985) One measuring stick of a good journalist is how well her writing holds up after the fact. Read full book review >

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ON THE EDGE by Elizabeth Drew
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 1994

"Drew's insightful account of an increasingly paralyzed presidency raises questions about the viability of American government that go beyond the fate of the Clinton administration."
Distinguished essayist and ``Meet the Press'' commentator Drew (Election Journal, 1989, etc.), relying heavily on firsthand interviews with senior White House officials, paints a vivid portrait of a presidency in turmoil. Read full book review >

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IT'S NOT EASY BEING NUMBER THREE by Drew Dernavich
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 9, 2016

"An acclaimed cartoonist in the adult world has created a solid hit for children. (Picture book. 3-7)"
When Number Three feels bored with being a number, he seeks other uses for his highly distinguishable shape. Read full book review >

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MISSION MOON by Drew Brockington
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 18, 2017

"With its appealing blend of cuteness, substance, and humor, this should have readers over the moon. (Graphic science fiction. 6-10)"
A group of adorable astronaut cats must venture to the moon to remediate the Earth's energy crisis. Read full book review >

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THE CREEPY CASE FILES OF MARGO MALOO by Drew Weing
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 13, 2016

"A tough, ambitious, and courageous heroine is always welcome, and Margo and Charles are an odd couple kids will enjoy rooting for. (Graphic fantasy. 8-12)"
In the grand tradition of childhood adventures executed free from adult interference, this graphic novel takes readers on escapades involving two young monster hunters and the ghosts, goblins, and other wicked beasties lurking in the underbelly of their city. Read full book review >

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THE IVORY CROCODILE by Eileen Drew
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 15, 1996

"Cultural mismatchings and misunderstanding limned with admirable candor but marred by a preachy conclusion and some sluggish pacing."
A young woman painfully learns about the pitfalls of unrealistic expectations and cultural myopia—in a beautifully rendered first novel by Drew (the collection Blue Taxis, 1989) that ultimately fails to deliver as much as it so tantalizingly promises. Read full book review >