Search Results: "Flo Fitzpatrick"


BOOK REVIEW

SERENADE TO A CUCKOO by Flo Fitzpatrick
Released: Aug. 15, 2012

"In introducing P.L. and her pals, Fitzpatrick (Hot Stuff, 2005, etc.) gets pretty silly. A last-minute twist saves the mystery from complete inconsequence."
An actor in a television crime show finds that her role is becoming more like a part in a dangerous reality series. Read full book review >

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FLO & WENDELL by William Wegman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 26, 2013

"A sure hit for Wegman fans, but a miss for those who want a story. (Picture book. 3-6)"
An artistic departure into mixed media will spark the interest of Wegman fans in this new offering featuring his famed Weimaraners. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2012

"Kudos for the effort, but a more illuminating text and more suitable illustrations would have made this a much better title. (author's note, photographs) (Picture book/biography. 3-7)"
Florence Mills, dancer and singer, was the sweetheart of the Harlem Renaissance. Read full book review >

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BOB AND FLO by Rebecca Ashdown
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 7, 2015

"Here's hoping for a return of Bob and Flo…and for every preschooler to find a friendship like theirs. (Picture book. 2-5)"
On the first day of preschool, a bucket becomes the catalyst for a wonderful new friendship. Read full book review >

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BOB AND FLO PLAY HIDE-AND-SEEK by Rebecca Ashdown
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 3, 2016

"Not as ridiculous, or as funny, as the first. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Those lovable, naïve preschool penguins are back, this time learning the basics of hide-and-seek. Read full book review >

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EENY, MEENY, MINEY, MO, AND FLO! by Laurel  Molk
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 9, 2015

"Brisk and bouncy, this clever adaptation combines animals, action, humor, and typical sibling dynamics to create a lively and engaging escapade. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A familiar rhyme is the starting point for this tale of four bossy brothers and their tag-along little sister. Read full book review >

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Flip Flop Flo the Know-it-All  by Gloria Barone Rosanio
Released: Nov. 16, 2010

"Steeped in love for their child and the playfulness of childhood, the Rosanios craft an enjoyable, visually appealing story."
A husband and wife author-illustrator team give life to a precocious young girl named Flo. Read full book review >

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EBB & FLO AND THE BABY SEAL by Jane Simmons
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2002

"The third in the Ebb and Flo stories (Ebb and Flo and the New Friend, 1999, etc.), this is a delight to the eye and soul—and a welcome return of a charming character. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Ebb dashes to the beach to find the source of an intriguing "wah wah" sound; there, she meets a lost but frisky baby seal, who unlike Mom and Flo, does not object to a romp on the beach in a downpour. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"Edges are soft, the figures have button features, and Ebb and Bird are invested with rich personalities. (Picture book. 3-8)"
The sweet pun of the title is reflected in this understated but engaging tale from Simmons (Daisy and the Egg, p. 229, etc.). Read full book review >

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TOM & LUCKY (AND GEORGE & COKEY FLO) by C. Joseph Greaves
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 3, 2015

"Greaves' impressive research illuminates many aspects of this long-ago legal spectacular. Yet he achieves his most telling effects with his imaginative renderings of the eponymous quartet—especially Lucky and Cokey Flo, though you wish there were some more of George."
A novel of mobsters, madams, and manipulative lawyers in 1930s New York. Read full book review >

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Welcome To The World Of Internet Dating, Conor Fitzpatrick by Randal Neal Cohen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 17, 2014

"A fun read with a poignant message and tons of pop-culture references."
Cohen offers an entertaining debut novel about sex, drugs, rock 'n' roll, and getting older. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 22, 2013

"An unforgettable game recalled in all its glory, but with its warts remembered too."
A veteran Philadelphia sportswriter revisits the thrilling 1985 NCAA national championship basketball game. Read full book review >