Search Results: "Harry Belafonte"


BOOK REVIEW

ISLAND IN THE SUN by Harry Belafonte
Released: May 1, 1999

"That I can't wake to the sound of the drum.' (Picture book. 5-9)"
Belafonte and Burgess's charmer of a calypso song is set to Ayliffe's lively, tropics-shimmering, cut-paper collage. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MY SONG by Harry Belafonte
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 11, 2011

"Bracingly opinionated autobiography from an American original, still provocative in his ninth decade."
The noted entertainer and activist looks back over his tumultuous life. Read full book review >

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THE LAST GOLD DIGGERS by Harry Horse
ADVENTURE
Released: April 1, 2008

"Silly fun. (Fiction. 7-10)"
Originally published in Great Britain, this chapter book's U.S. version retains an endearing British charm, which should easily translate and entertain this side of the pond. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BAILEY by Harry Bliss
by Harry Bliss, illustrated by Harry Bliss
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 1, 2011

"Deeper thinkers may see in this a message of acceptance of everyone for who they are; others may simply see fun, and there's nothing wrong with that. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Bailey enjoys his day at school, from the bus ride in the morning through math, art, music, recess, reading and the afternoon bus ride back home to his…doghouse. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE LAST CASTAWAYS by Harry Horse
ADVENTURE
Released: April 1, 2009

"Packed with silly hijinks and fantastical creatures, this last of the Lasts (The Last Cowboys, 2008, etc.), with its endearing duo of grandfather and Roo, delivers fun for readers new to chapter books. (Fiction. 6-8)"
Although pushed into retirement by old age, Grandfather and his constant canine companion Roo quickly find themselves thrust back into action onboard the ominously named Unsinkable, in search of the mythical King Cod. Read full book review >

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A FRIEND FOR LITTLE BEAR by Harry Horse
ADVENTURE
Released: Aug. 1, 1996

"With sweet, engaging pictures. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A stuffed bear alone on a tiny island with a single palm tree wishes for something to play with. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SNOW BUNNY'S CHRISTMAS WISH by Rebecca Harry
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"Though kindness is a quality to be celebrated, this particular vehicle is, alas, forgettable. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A sweeter-than-sweet tale of a little bunny who gets her Christmas wish. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE LAST POLAR BEARS by Harry Horse
ADVENTURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"Horse will be missed. (Fiction. 6-9)"
Not satisfied with seeing a lone polar bear in the zoo, Grandfather becomes determined to find the last polar bears in the wild before global warming spells their demise. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LITTLE RABBIT GOES TO SCHOOL by Harry Horse
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2004

"Utterly engaging and ultimately reassuring. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Horse distills a universal experience into an amusing story with distinct characters and delightful detail. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SNOW BUNNY'S CHRISTMAS GIFT by Rebecca Harry
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 22, 2015

"Soft, fluffy, and cute, just like Snow Bunny. (Picture book. 2-6)"
A white rabbit makes hand-knitted Christmas gifts for her friends in this sweet story with foil-embellished illustrations. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LUKE ON THE LOOSE by Harry Bliss
ANIMALS
Released: April 6, 2009

"Only figuratively, one hopes. (Graphic early reader. 5-7)"
Leaving his oblivious father deep in "(boring dad talk)" with a passerby, little Luke scuttles off in pursuit of a flock of pigeons. Read full book review >