Search Results: "John Farmer"


BOOK REVIEW

FARMER DOOGIE by Peter Curry
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2002

Farmer Doogie is a good and handy—and busy soul. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

JOHN!  by Rolin Bruno
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 24, 2015

"While sometimes offering a confusing tangle of voices that lack individual features, this tale delivers a fresh and well-researched fictionalization of the assembling of the Apostles from John's point of view."
A young John the Apostle leaves his home to follow Jesus in this debut biblical novel. Read full book review >

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JOHN by Niall Williams
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2008

"Irish novelist Williams (Four Letters of Love, 1999, etc.) takes spiritual issues seriously—and continues to write compellingly about them."
John the Apostle, now a revered Master in exile with a small band of Christian brothers on the island of Patmos, confronts heresy, schism and doubt. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 8, 2009

"An important systematic brief on how an elaborately constructed national-defense system was penetrated, and why lessons of that day for disaster response remain dimly understood."
Senior counsel to the 9/11 Commission Farmer presents a dismaying catalogue of incompetence and dissembling before and after the attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FARMER BOY by Garth Williams
Released: Oct. 1, 1933

"The story of a vanishing phase of American life, with delightful illustrations by Helen Sewell."
A juvenile AS THE EARTH TURNS. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

STANLEY THE FARMER by William Bee
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2015

"Steady and bright, this will appeal to toddlers looking for comfort, not thrills. (Picture book. 2-4)"
A cartoonlike hamster named Stanley and two other small mammals demonstrate the steps used to plant, maintain and harvest wheat at a typical commercial farm. Read full book review >

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WINNIE FINN, WORM FARMER by Carol Brendler
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 7, 2009

"An author's note includes directions for creating a worm farm and sources. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Winnie Finn, worm farmer extraordinaire, would love to win a prize at the annual county fair, so she can buy herself a new wagon. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FARMER TICE by Nelson E. Donley
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 8, 2016

"While unapologetically gross, the book is ultimately motivational in its own peculiar way."
Donley's (Farmer Tice #2, 2017, etc.) collection of illustrated stories chronicles the mishaps of an ill-fated farmer named Tice. Read full book review >

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FARMER HAM by Alec Sillifant
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2007

"Spoor's paintings find great variety and humor in his bird villains, and young listeners should take great pleasure in anticipating the ending. (Picture book. 3-6)"
With the noisy crows growing in number and audacity, what can a farmer do? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FARMER DUCK by Martin Waddell
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1992

"MPQUOTEPAGECOUNT 58): a book with all the marks of a nursery classic. (Picture book. 2-7)"
A faithful duck labors while the indolent farmer lazes in bed, eating candy and occasionally inquiring, "How goes the work?"—to which the duck replies, "Quack!" Read full book review >