Search Results: "Eric Manheimer"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 10, 2012

"An exquisite—and often exquisitely depressing—patchwork of joy and pain."
Captivating samplings of one doctor's tour of duty inside the country's oldest and perhaps most illustrious public hospital. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 1999

"A charming, novelistic reflection on philosophy by a teacher and student of the elderly."
At a time when academic philosophy, grown technical and arcane in recent decades, is reaching for a wider audience, this book helps initiate what seems a natural dialogue between the wisdom of ancient texts and the wisdom of advanced years. Read full book review >

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MISSING SENSES
by Mandy Curtis

BOOK REPORT for Not If I See You First by Eric Lindstrom

Cover Story: Secret Message

BFF Charm: Big Sister

Swoonworthy Scale: 5

Talky Talk: Real Talk

Bonus Factor: Friendships

Relationship Status: See You Later, Alligator

 

Cover Story: Secret Message

At first, I assumed that the Braille on the cover—side note: if the dots aren’t actually raised on the ...


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COLOR COMMENTARY
by Julie Danielson

I’ve always found it difficult to answer the what’s-your-favorite-color question, as the answer depends entirely on my mood. (I like deep blues for more contemplative times, but I need sunny yellow to help wake me in the mornings.)

Perhaps it’s even harder for artists to pick a favorite color. Is it like asking them to pick a favorite child? I ...


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NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 1998

"But for a first-rate thinker and writer like Hertzberg, this book has a disappointingly diffuse, sometimes even slapdash quality to it. ($40,000 ad/promo; author tour)"
A bit of a hodgepodge: part an anthropological attempt to distill the Jews' essential characteristics, part history lite, and part mini-profiles of premodern and modern Jews, as well as Hertzberg's autobiographical anecdotes. Read full book review >

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THE NONSENSE SHOW by Eric Carle
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 13, 2015

"A picture book made to incite pleasure and joy. (Picture book. 3-7)"
The celebrated picture-book artist enthusiastically joins the nonsense tradition. Read full book review >

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FRANKIE PICKLE AND THE CLOSET OF DOOM by Eric Wight
ANIMALS
Released: May 5, 2009

"The diagram of Frankie's newly organized room might provide inspiration for kids with their own Room of Doom—when they've stopped snickering, that is. (Fiction. 7-10)"
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10 LITTLE RUBBER DUCKS by Eric Carle
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2005

"Audiences of one or many will enjoy it, especially if they get to press the duck and make him squeak. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Ten rubber ducks are packed in a box and tied to a boat. Read full book review >

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“SLOWLY, SLOWLY, SLOWLY,” SAID THE SLOTH by Eric Carle
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2002

"There is room in everyone's life for a little peace and quiet, and this introduction to an animal that is the epitome of tranquillity will be welcome at bedtime, or anytime. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Carle (Dream Snow, 2000, etc.) branches out to feature a lesser-known yet fascinating animal in a paean to taking it easy. Read full book review >

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THE ART OF ERIC CARLE by Eric Carle
Released: Sept. 4, 1996

"Throughout are photographs and reproductions of art; the book closes with more samples of Carle's work and an international bibliography of his published books. (Autobiography. 8+)"
An agreeable overview of Carle's life and work, a consideration of the genesis of his ideas, a look at how he fashions his collages, and admiring words from some of his colleagues. Read full book review >

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LOOKING FOR BONGO by Eric  Velasquez
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 15, 2016

"Darling. (glossary) (Picture book. 2-5)"
A little boy searches for his lost toy. Read full book review >