Search Results: "Eileen Rockefeller"


BOOK REVIEW

BEING A ROCKEFELLER, BECOMING MYSELF by Eileen Rockefeller
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 12, 2013

"Raw and honest but weighed down by a focus on old hurts and self-absorption."
A mostly revealing look at the personal and professional life of the great-granddaughter of American industrialist and philanthropist John D. Rockefeller. Read full book review >

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MEMOIRS by David Rockefeller
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 22, 2002

"A memoir, rich as a Rockefeller, that should fire up historians, pundits, and commentators: every page raises unanswered questions about a remarkable life. (Photo insert, not seen)"
Mild-mannered plutocrat recalls some excellent adventures in a temperate, often candid text. Read full book review >

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FIVE LITTLE MONKEYS TRICK-OR-TREAT by Eileen Christelow
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 13, 2013

"Fans of the author's previous monkey titles will welcome this silly new tale, but adults wishing for a safety message warning against similar copycat antics will be disappointed. (recipes) (Picture book. 4-7)"
Christelow's rambunctious monkeys are decked out in their costumes and ready to play an elaborate trick that may end up jeopardizing any treats they might receive. Read full book review >

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THE GREAT PIG SEARCH by Eileen Christelow
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 17, 2001

"Christelow's squiggly lines and dabs of bright watercolor are a perfect counterpoint to the deadpan text, which will have readers rooting for the pigs and laughing as the hapless Bert finds nothing but trouble in this snorter of a hide-and-seek picture book. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Christelow's jolly tale revisits Bert, Ethel, and the troublemaking pigs from The Great Escape (1994). Read full book review >

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ROBINS! by Eileen Christelow
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 7, 2017

"Anthropomorphic but basically sound and as infectious as the ubiquitous bird's own 'Cheerily-cheerily, cheerily-cheerup, cheerup!' (author's note, glossary, sources) (Informational picture book. 5-10)"
Two young robins ("robin teenagers!") chattily describe their first spring and fall. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TRAIN by Mike Vago
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 4, 2016

"A clever idea, but it's not likely to need more than a one-way ticket. (Novelty board book. 3-5)"
A locomotive slides along a continuous slot that winds its way through a series of settings. Read full book review >

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When Grief Calls Forth the Healing by Mary Rockefeller Morgan
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 29, 2014

"A bit fragmented but may interest twins or those curious about Michael Rockefeller."
Michael Rockefeller's twin sister describes his death and her healing. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE EDUCATION OF HAILEY KENDRICK by Eileen Cook
FICTION
Released: Jan. 4, 2011

"Cook has whipped up a real treat. (Chick lit. 14 & up)"
Ever since her mom was killed by a drunk driver, Hailey—rich, smart, pretty and popular—has specialized in avoiding risk. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FINN'S SEARCH by Eileen Dunlop
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 15, 1994

"A lackluster story made annoying by the whiny Chris. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Chris Cooper and his parents have moved from Glasgow to a farm in Yett—right near the farm where Chris's friend Finn Lochlan (Finn's Island, 1992, etc.) lives with his father and grandmother. Read full book review >