Search Results: "Jean Reagan"


BOOK REVIEW

HOW TO SURPRISE A DAD by Jean Reagan
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 24, 2015

"It's an obvious choice for Father's Day, with year-round surprise applicability. (Picture book. 4-8)"
The successful team behind How to Babysit a Grandma (2014) returns to create a quick how-to title for those wanting to seriously surprise their father. Read full book review >

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HOW TO CATCH SANTA by Jean Reagan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 20, 2015

"Maybe these kids should try babysitting Santa. (Picture book. 4-7)"
The creators of the bestselling How to Babysit a Grandpa (2012) and How to Babysit a Grandma (2014) continue their series with this story about a brother and sister who want to capture Santa on his annual visit to their home.Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HOW TO BABYSIT A GRANDMA by Jean Reagan
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 25, 2014

"This silly take on role reversal will have preschoolers and early-elementary children plotting their own babysitting jobs. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Reagan and Wildish create a humorous follow-up how-to tale in this companion to How to Babysit a Grandpa (2012). Read full book review >

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HOW TO BABYSIT A GRANDPA by Jean Reagan
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 10, 2012

"A good choice for just those days when Mom and Dad do go away and leave their children in charge of Grandpa. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Reagan's second outing is a tongue-in-cheek reversal of roles as a young boy instructs readers on how best to entertain and care for a grandpa while Mom and Dad are away. Read full book review >

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HOW TO RAISE A MOM by Jean Reagan
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 28, 2017

"Still, this may be just the ticket for harried moms who want to point out all they do for their kids and get a little help in return—sly fun in other words. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Mothers finally get their due from Reagan and Wildish, who instruct readers on how to raise a happy and healthy mom. Read full book review >

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HOW TO GET YOUR TEACHER READY by Jean Reagan
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 4, 2017

"A clever way to ensure everyone is ready for the first day. (Picture book. 4-7)"
After all the school-supply shopping and the back-to-school night, students are ready for their first days of school, but what about their teachers? Read full book review >

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ALWAYS MY BROTHER by Jean Reagan
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2009

"On the whole, though, as comforting as a book about the death of a sibling can be. (Picture book. 5-9)"
"My brother John and I were best buddies," Becky tells readers. Read full book review >

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SLIPPER AND FLIPPER IN THE QUEST FOR THE GOLDEN SUN by Susan Reagan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 22, 2015

"Delightful art can't save this problematic exploration. (Picture book. 5-8) "
Two penguin siblings, Slipper and Flipper, have grown up idolizing their famous forebear, helmet-wearing Spanish explorer Don Pingüino, and want to emulate him. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A SHINING CITY by Ronald Reagan
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 6, 1998

"Two of the last pieces, consisting of copies of Reagan's handwritten letter in 1994 announcing that he had been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and of Nancy Reagan's remarks before the 1996 Republican convention, are the book's most moving. (45 b&w photos and 8 pages color photos, not seen)"
Excerpts drawn from 50 of Reagan's post-presidential speeches (delivered during 199094), interwoven with tributes to the president from a variety of notables, including Billy Graham, Henry Kissinger, John Major, Charlton Heston, Lech Walesa, Jimmy Carter, George Bush, and President Clinton. Read full book review >

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The Devil's Handshake by Michael Reagan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 14, 2014

"Readers may be distracted by grammatical issues, but Reagan turns his 500-plus pages into a searing epic."
A former British Special Forces officer becomes a billionaire businessman and finds the corporate world and global politics just as bloodthirsty as the battlefield in Reagan's debut thriller, the first in a proposed series. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MY FATHER AT 100 by Ron Reagan
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 18, 2011

"A worthy memoir, given what might seem at first a superfluous quest for understanding."
Ronald Reagan's son seeks to understand his father by researching his formative years. Read full book review >