Search Results: "Henry Bushkin"


BOOK REVIEW

JOHNNY CARSON by Henry Bushkin
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 15, 2013

"Carson partisans may find this memoir self-serving (what memoir isn't?), but most readers will be captivated by this high-definition, off-camera, extreme close-up view of the enigmatic entertainer."
The King of Late Night's lawyer, confidant, tennis partner and butt of his "Bombastic Bushkin" gags appraises their 18-year relationship. Read full book review >

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LOVE WILL TEAR US APART
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BOOK REPORT for The Love That Split the World by Emily Henry

Cover Story: Montell Jordan
BFF Charm: Platinum Edition
Swoonworthy Scale:
 6
Talky Talk: Story Time
Bonus Factors:
 Time Travel, Adoption, Supporting Cast
Relationship Status: Honeymoon Stage

 

Cover Story: Montell Jordan

Do you ever wish that books received similar treatment as TV or movies? Not only ...


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BOOK REVIEW

UNSPOKEN by Henry Cole
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2012

"Moving and emotionally charged, the book is capped with a powerful close-up of the child's face on the rear cover with the legend 'What would you do if you had the chance to help a person find freedom?' (Picture book. 7-10)"
A farm child and a fugitive make an unspoken connection in this suspenseful, wordless Civil War episode. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ON MEADOWVIEW STREET by Henry Cole
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2007

"Gentle persuasion for the naturalist in everyone. (Picture book. 4-6)"
While her father mows the lawn at her new house, Caroline wonders how it could actually reflect the street's name. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SPOT, THE CAT by Henry Cole
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2016

"When child and cat finally reunite, the sweet relief feels immediate and intimate—and all that looking so very much worth it. (Picture book. 3-8)"
Spot, the cat, slinks out an open window and pads through a bustling village, with its concerned owner, a white-skinned child with tousled black hair, trailing behind. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SOMEWHAT TRUE ADVENTURES OF SAMMY SHINE by Henry Cole
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2016

"Although no one will doubt the eventual outcome, since Sammy is way too cute to fail, this amusing tale will serve well as an early chapter book or read-aloud. (Fantasy. 7-10)"
Sammy, a clever pet mouse, lives a contented life until his owner's brother kidnaps him to serve as pilot for a remote-controlled plane. Then his adventures begin. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ANOTHER QUEST FOR CELESTE  by Henry Cole
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 6, 2018

"Earnest animal fantasy with exceptionally designed illustrations but uncomfortably set in a time and place undeserving of a rosy glow. (author's note) (Animal fantasy. 6-10)"
A timid mouse goes on an inadvertent journey. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHEER UP, MOUSE! by Jed Henry
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 15, 2013

"Simple and satisfying. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Who doesn't love a parade? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HAPPY CAT by Steve Henry
Kirkus Star
by Steve Henry, illustrated by Steve Henry
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"Plenty of visual cues, lots of repetition and a clear story arc make this a perfect choice for beginning readers—and parents pressed for time will likely be happy to find such a short, sweet read-aloud. (Early reader.4-7)"
This cheery entry in the I Like to Read series successfully tells a simple tale and creates a sense of community using just 20 unique words. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

I SPEAK DINOSAUR by Jed Henry
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2012

"Straight didacticism, uninspired by its obvious influences and too thin to provide more than a pretense of concealment for its agenda. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Will loud roars, acting out and snatching toys away from younger sibs lead to friendly playtimes and happy parents, or being ejected from the house and shunned by the neighborhood? Take a wild guess. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

I TOOK A WALK by Henry Cole
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1998

"Still, the book conveys the notion of community and coexistence, in artwork that is delightfully fresh. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Cole's book is like a quick visit to the natural-history museum; each of four triple-page spreads resembles a diorama of old—a snapshot of a particular environment and the creatures it hosts. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

EDDIE THE BULLY by Henry Cole
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 6, 2016

"Not a single, perfect solution to the complicated problem of bullying but a reminder that there are a few bullies who can actually be disarmed. (author's note) (Picture book. 3-6)"
A young bully gets a second chance. Read full book review >