Search Results: "Joe Eszterhas"


BOOK REVIEW

HOLLYWOOD ANIMAL by Joe Eszterhas
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 1, 2004

"Precious little about filmmaking in these pages, but a great deal about deal-making and even more about getting back at your family, your childhood tormentors, and the Nazi Party. Eszterhas's memoir may be the longest gotcha ever penned."
The highest-rolling screenwriter in Hollywood history tells all. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MOTO AND ME by Suzi Eszterhas
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 15, 2017

"Not just for fans of cat pictures, this is an encouraging example of wildlife rescue and release with guaranteed child appeal. (Informational picture book. 4-9)"
A nature photographer fosters a wild serval kitten in Kenya. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

KOALA HOSPITAL by Suzi Eszterhas
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 15, 2015

"A good read for animal and conservation enthusiasts. (author Q&A, glossary) (Nonfiction. 7-12)"
This book, abundant with color photographs, takes readers into the world's only hospital solely for koalas. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ORANGUTAN by Suzi Eszterhas
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 16, 2013

"Long on visual appeal, but the connections between animal and human behavior are too tightly drawn. (Informational picture book. 5-8)"
Laying on the cute with a shovel, Eszterhas tracks an orangutan from birth to maturity in photos and anthropomorphic commentary. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SEA OTTER RESCUE by Suzi Eszterhas
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 2016

"Another appealing depiction of animal rescue for readers who care about the natural world. (Nonfiction. 7-12)"
An experienced wildlife photographer documents the work of staff at the Alaska SeaLife Center to save orphaned sea otter babies. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GORILLA by Suzi Eszterhas
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2012

"A solid start to a new series. (Nonfiction. 4-8)"
Phenomenal photography, some solid facts and the ever-popular topic of baby animals combine to make the kick-off of Eszterhas' Eye on the Wild series an auspicious one. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ORANGUTAN ORPHANAGE by Suzi Eszterhas
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 15, 2016

"This follow-up to Koala Hospital (2015) is easy to booktalk and a treat for any animal lover. (author Q-and-A, glossary, acknowledgements, sources) (Nonfiction. 7-12)"
In the jungle of southwestern Borneo, rescued baby orangutans are raised and trained to survive in the wild by dedicated foster parents at the Orangutan Foundation International's Orangutan Care Center and Quarantine. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 6, 2012

"Just like Times Square itself, the pages are filled to the brim. (sources) (Nonfiction. 10-14)"
An unexpected history of a very famous intersection. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SWING by Joe Cepeda
by Joe Cepeda, illustrated by Joe Cepeda
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

"Engaging fantasy with bright watercolor illustrations. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Josey finds a virtual treasure trove, in a very unusual way. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE BELLY BOOK by Joe Harris
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 22, 2008

"Emergent readers aren't likely to change their eating habits, but they'll get the point, and also enjoy the menagerie of midriffs. (Easy reader. 4-6)"
"Everybody has a belly. / Babies have them. / So do pops. / So do firemen. / So do cops." Read full book review >