Search Results: "Gerrard Southam"


BOOK REVIEW

MY SISTER'S NOT LIKE OTHER SISTERS by Nabee Productions
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 15, 2012

"Maggie is an easy-to-love kid. She is, it turns out, the very model of a loving and loved sister. (iPad storybook app. 2-8)"
A young girl learns that the things that drive us crazy about our loved ones are often the things that make them wonderful in this well-designed lesson on sibling appreciation. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

JOCASTA CARR, MOVIE STAR by Roy Gerrard
ADVENTURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1992

"A round-the-world journey is standard picture-book fare, but this travelogue is unusually entertaining. (Picture book. 6+)"
When Jocasta's beloved companion and costar Belle (an Old English sheepdog) is kidnapped by Maxwell Pym, a film producer, the dauntless Jo flies after them in her handy little red seaplane, trailing them from Hollywood to New York, London, and ``Wangaloo'' in the Java Sea. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE ROMAN TWINS by Roy Gerrard
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1998

"Told in rhyming verse, the genial book is inhabited by Gerrard's characteristically dwarfish people, living among extraordinarily detailed buildings. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Gerrard (Wagons West!, 1996, etc.) takes on Goths and the Roman Empire with a uniquely upended story of twins. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WAGONS WEST! by Roy Gerrard
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 14, 1996

"Fun and familiar. (Picture book. 4-8)"
An intrepid (if squat) band of homesteaders makes the wagon train run from Missouri to Oregon in the 1850s. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MY FAMILY IS A ZOO by K.A. Gerrard
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 15, 2016

"A very odd book indeed. (Picture book. 3-5)"
A young boy describes all the animal pals his family members have. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE EPIPHANY MACHINE by David Burr Gerrard
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 18, 2017

"A pleasurably speculative yarn about family and ethics."
A young man's life is upended by a device that purports to tattoo a description of your true self on your arm. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GIRLFRIEND 44 by Mark Barrowcliffe
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 7, 2001

"Occasionally off-putting but mostly laugh-out-loud funny."
English first novel in the "men are beasts, here's proof" category. Read full book review >