Search Results: "Greg Paull"


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NON-FICTION
Released: June 14, 2013

"A thoughtful, serviceable guide for corporate success."
Co-founders of a global consulting firm present authoritative, culturally aware advice for successful marketing in China's complex and growing economy. Read full book review >

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GREG PIZZOLI
by Megan Labrise

As a young reader, Greg Pizzoli found illustrated history books too sanitized and sententious.

“Nobody wants to hear that story of George Washington chopping down the cherry tree and how he was good all the time,” says Pizzoli, author-illustrator of The Quest for Z: The True Story of Explorer Percy Fawcett and a Lost City in the Amazon. “Whatever ...


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THE BEES by Laline Paull
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 6, 2014

"Paull deserves kudos for a daring idea, but the resulting work is burdened by a heavy dose of explication."
An imaginative—though not wholly successful—debut in which a beehive is a dystopian society where obedience is essential. Read full book review >

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GOOD LUCK BEAR by Greg Foley
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2009

"Once again, Foley's unpretentious Bear and Mouse deliver profound wisdom in a sweetly understated manner. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Foley's waif-like bear cub is back with another life lesson for little ones (Don't Worry Bear, 2008, etc.). Read full book review >

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IN FULL FLIGHT WITH GREG PIZZOLI
by Julie Danielson

The start of a new year is always exciting for readers. We envision brand-spankin’-new books from our favorite authors and new artwork from illustrators whose work we love to see. Look past our shoulders and you’ll see crossed fingers that our favorite writers and artists have something in store for us.

Most surprising of all is when we get ...


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GOOD NIGHT OWL by Greg Pizzoli
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 19, 2016

"A funny tale about stress and an ever upping ante, with a comforting end. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Something is preventing Owl from falling asleep. Read full book review >

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THE QUEST FOR Z by Greg Pizzoli
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 13, 2017

"A superb snapshot of an adventurer. (author's note, appendix, glossary, selected sources) (Picture book/biography. 7-12)"
Pizzoli resurrects an early-20th-century mystery in this riveting portrait of Percy Fawcett, a renowned British explorer who vanished during an ill-fated hunt for a "lost" city. Read full book review >

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"Poetry that displays a rich ironic iconoclasm, but could use a shake-up in form and delivery."
This anthology by Dowd attacks a multitude of social issues with meaty anti-establishment sarcasm. Read full book review >

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THE WISDOM OF STONES by Greg Matthews
Released: April 1, 1994

"While Matthews's characters tend towards stereotypes, his plots are highly entertaining and his portraits of the Northern Territory evoke the harshness of that hardscrabble land."
A seventh, satisfying novel from Matthews (Power in the Blood, 1993) takes him back to his native Australia, where he traces the destinies of an unlikely trio that survives the rigors of the bush and the upheavals of World War II. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 2011

"Nothing groundbreaking, but Tobin provides a light, fluffy, fun read."
The origins of major Western holidays, from a Catholic perspective. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 15, 2009

"A patiently recounted narrative, especially informative about Nazi atrocities in Ukraine."
The inspiring story of a Ukrainian Jewish girl trained as a pianist who performed for the Nazis to avoid capture. Read full book review >