Search Results: "Jeremy Noakes"


BOOK REVIEW

HEINRICH HIMMLER by Peter Longerich
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 1, 2012

"Admirably thorough and packed with facts, though often arid and mired in specifics. Readers may wish for a shorter, more pointed treatment, but, psychologizing aside, students of World War II will likely find this the last word on its immediate subject."
Exhaustive—and sometimes exhausting—life of the Nazi functionary who rivaled Adolf Hitler in power and influence. Read full book review >

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BOO HOO BIRD by Jeremy Tankard
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2009

"This selection will resonate with listeners, who will likely cringe as Bird mistakenly offers, yet again, to be on the receiving end of another game of catch. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Tankard's latest will tickle the funny bones—and tug at the heartstrings—of its young audience. Read full book review >

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HUNGRY BIRD by Jeremy Tankard
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 27, 2016

"A delightful romp. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Bird's animal friends are patient, generous, and seemingly used to his endless complaints from previous outings in Grumpy Bird, (2007) and Boo Hoo Bird (2010). Read full book review >

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ME HUNGRY! by Jeremy Tankard
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2008

"You buy! (Picture book. 4-6)"
"Me hungry!" whines a Stone Age lad. Read full book review >

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GRUMPY BIRD by Jeremy Tankard
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2007

"Since imitation is a trademark of toddlerhood, keep this energetic picture book in mind for wee storytime members. (Picture book. 1-4)"
Bird is grumpy. Read full book review >

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Stormwinter by Jeremy Vineyard
Released: Nov. 10, 2010

"Deep myths and thrilling magic that will excite young readers."
This intense young-adult epic pits a group of teens against demons, deities and the forces of nature. Read full book review >

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NEVER TRUST A RABBIT by Jeremy Dyson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 30, 2001

"Quirky, erotic, vaguely sinister explorations of mostly lonely outsiders who find their secret expectations fulfilled by sudden, inexplicable events."
British comedian's debut collection of weird urban fantasies. Read full book review >

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THE POWER OF KNOWLEDGE by Jeremy Black
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 14, 2014

"General readers will leave better informed but little wiser."
A comprehensive chronicle of the collection and uses of information during the last six centuries. Read full book review >

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DIRTY WARS by Jeremy Scahill
Released: April 23, 2013

"Not always convincing, but a surefire hit for fans of Blackwater and studded with intriguing, occasionally damning material."
Scahill (Blackwater: The Rise of the World's Most Powerful Mercenary Army, 2007), the Nation magazine's national security correspondent, questions the legality and command methods of the ongoing war against al-Qaida. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 30, 2007

"A witty, edifying treatise."
Popular BBC broadcaster Paxman (The English, 2000, etc.) examines the monarchy's relevance to contemporary British society.Read full book review >