Search Results: "H.A. Goodman"


BOOK REVIEW

LOGIC OF DEMONS by H.A. Goodman
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 13, 2010

"Goodman's story is interesting, twisty and thoughtful, though some readers may wish for more polished, refined presentation.
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Goodman's debut novel takes readers on an adventure into the afterworld, showing that choices have consequences that stretch beyond the present—even beyond this life. Read full book review >

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Released: May 4, 2012

"A smart, entertaining take on eternal conundrums."
Celestial gumshoes search for the source of evil in this knotty supernatural allegory. Read full book review >

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CURIOUS GEORGE SAYS THANK YOU by H.A. Rey
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 6, 2012

"If the curious protagonist in this story were reading his own tale on an iPad, he might get a little bored. (iPad storybook app, 3-6)"
This "multi-touch" children's book aims to minimize distraction, but in the process, it ultimately neutralizes the power of the medium. Read full book review >

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LOOK FOR THE LETTERS by H.A. Rey
Released: Nov. 7, 1945

"This is definitely a picture book with letters as integral parts of the pictures, — amusing, gay, postery type of pictures with lots of humor."
Attractive merchandise, keyed to the substantial market seeking gay picture books with an alphabet idea that's fresh and new. H. A. Rey has made a game of it, a game that children who know their letters will be able to play with signboards and large scale lettering anywhere. Read full book review >

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SEE THE CIRCUS by H.A. Rey
MUSIC AND THE ARTS
Released: Sept. 26, 1956

"Not too firm."
Rhymes and colored pictures, that fold open to reveal an extension of the original scene, give the young a provocative meeting with big top characters. Read full book review >

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HOW DO YOU GET THERE? by H.A. Rey
Released: June 15, 1941

"The Rey pictures are gay and amusing, with lots of detail that children enjoy examining."
A very good idea, not quite simple enough in development. Read full book review >

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TOMMY HELPS, TOO by H.A. Rey
Released: June 15, 1943

"There are eight pictures on heavy paper slides which pull out to show Tommy's brothers and sister in active service, in their tank, plane, jeep, etc. Expensive for so slight a toy."
A paper covered toy book with pictures in full color, which tells how Tommy saves sorap metal, rubber, old stockings, and even takes care of the baby to help in the war effort. Read full book review >

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POETRY
Released: Nov. 3, 1943

"Boards."
Remember Au Clair de la Lune (published by Greystone and out of print, unfortunately)? Read full book review >

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Broken Symmetries by H.A. Ormizar
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 23, 2015

"Despite lackluster dialogue, this book expertly manages a sci-fi conceit that is as bizarre as it is ultimately plausible."
Scientists using suspicious technology may be seeking to trigger an apocalypse in this novel from debut author Ormziar. Read full book review >

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HUNGRY by H.A. Swain
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 3, 2014

"Emotionally satisfying dystopia with a generous helping of forno. (Dystopian romance. 14-17)"
An alluring adventure in a future without food. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TIT FOR TAT by H.A. Rey
Released: June 15, 1942

"It will teach many children how to be kind to animals."
Our most prolific author-illustrator gives us another amusing book, this time about Matt who goes to see his Uncle's Turn-A-Vision Set which shows what happens when tit is played for tat. Read full book review >

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Released: April 15, 1942

"Good fun."
Sheer nonsense and H. A. Rey can swing it. Read full book review >