Search Results: "Graham Kerr"


BOOK REVIEW

GRAHAM KERR'S SMART COOKING by Graham Kerr
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 25, 1991

Once TV's devil-may-care ``Galloping Gourmet,'' Kerr got religion some years back and his cookbooks turned austere and preachy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 2011

"A book lacking in gardening know-how but quite useful for its cooking tips."
Galloping Gourmet host Kerr (Day-by-Day Gourmet Cookbook, 2007, etc.) offers the cautionary tale of his first kitchen garden. Read full book review >

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AS RIGHT AS RAIN
by Julie Danielson

This week, I read two brand-new picture books I really like, both from authors and illustrators overseas (Wales, England, and Australia) – Bob Graham’s Home in the Rain and Nicola Davies’ King of the Sky, illustrated by Laura Carlin. “It rained and rained and rained,” begins one. “Didn’t it rain!” begins the other. A steady rain even hit ...


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BOOK REVIEW

ONE NIGHT IN THE ZOO by Judith Kerr
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2010

"A fun-filled selection, great for home and for the classroom. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Bright, cheerful rhymes and soft, witty illustrations tell the story of a most curious night at the zoo while presenting the numbers one to ten in this smart and silly counting book. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GOODBYE MOG by Judith Kerr
ANIMALS
Released: March 15, 2003

"Kerr's understated humor and cheery, cartoon-like illustrations make the mood more sweet than sentimental or frightening. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Readers who remember Mog from Kerr's long popular and recently reissued Mog the Forgetful Cat will be both happy and sad to see this final episode in the long series by the British author/illustrator. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE OTHER GOOSE by Judith Kerr
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 2002

"New readers will be able to 'read' the pictures, without ever knowing a word. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Kerr, author of the beloved Mog books, uses soft, colored pencils and a Mother Goose-meets-The Ugly Duckling story to weave an uneven tale about a lonely goose in search of a mate. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WHAT BECAME OF HER by M.E. Kerr
FICTION
Released: May 1, 2000

In her uniquely urbane, savage, savagely funny way, Kerr ("Hello," I Lied, 1998, etc.) sends a trio of teenagers into the terra incognita between "Like" and "Love," as past sins come home to roost in a small Pennsylvania town. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2004

"Funny and clever, but weakened by cheap shots. (Fantasy. 10-12)"
Entertaining archaeological adventures unfortunately find humor in pettiness and snark. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1993

"A potent blend of high adventure and moral polemic, and yet further testimony to the ongoing tragedy of Shangri-La."
The sky burial is the ancient Tibetan ceremony in which a corpse, hacked to pieces, is left on a mountainside to be eaten by vultures. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SHIMMERING DOOR by Katharine Kerr
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 1996

"Not flawless, but nearly so."
A veteran fantasy writer's (Freeze Frames, 1995, etc.) anthology of 32 contemporary, original, mostly American stories. Read full book review >