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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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 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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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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FINDER by Greg Rucka
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 1997

"Flawed, but still superior to most lone-wolf genre tales."
Professional bodyguard Kodiak is literally caught in the crossfire of a lethal child-custody fight involving the daughter of a former client, in an uneven sequel to Rucka's equally uneven debut (Keeper, 1996). Read full book review >

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DEATH by Greg Palmer
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1993

"A scrapbook of tidbits rather than a thought-out narrative; still, an enjoyable scamper through undiscovered country. (Eight pages of b&w photographs—not seen)"
A sprawling survey of death practices around the world; a companion volume to a forthcoming PBS series. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 4, 2008

"A lucid chronology of error, worthy of shelving alongside the best of the Iraq books to date."
As Keith Olbermann reminds us every weeknight, it's been some 1,750 days and counting since George Bush crowed, "Mission accomplished!" Editor & Publisher editor Mitchell further rubs Bush's nose in it, and commemorates other erroneous nabobs as well. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >