Search Results: "Kathryn O. Galbraith"


BOOK REVIEW

TWO BUNNY BUDDIES by Kathryn O. Galbraith
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 4, 2014

"Learning how to navigate the path of friendship is an important part of life, and these bunny buddies learn a lesson that is gently, beautifully shown rather than told. (Picture book. 2-7)"
In this simple but insightful story, two rabbits discover that lunch with a pal is more fun than eating alone. Read full book review >

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ARBOR DAY SQUARE by Kathryn O. Galbraith
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2010

"A sweet but not terribly substantive tale about the origin of Arbor Day. (historical note) (Picture book. 3-7)"
Papa and Katie, a father and daughter, move to a new prairie town in the 1800s. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WHERE IS BABY? by Kathryn O. Galbraith
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2013

"Though baby animal books abound, this one's sweet framing device, simple but precise language and appealing illustrations will no doubt find it some fans. (Picture book. 3-6)"
This sweet, simple introduction to animal babies focuses on how they keep themselves safe by hiding. Read full book review >

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BOO, BUNNY! by Kathryn O. Galbraith
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"Newly minted trick-or-treaters will ask for this one over and over. (Picture book. 3-6)"
One little green-caped and -masked bunny makes its tremulous way through a dark Halloween night until—"Jump. / Bump! / ‘Eeek!' / ‘Squeak!'—it bumps into a bumblebee-bunny, and shivering and quivering, they decide to join forces, "two paws held tight," for trick-or-treating. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PLANTING THE WILD GARDEN by Kathryn O. Galbraith
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2011

"There's plenty to pore over and savor; this title would germinate nicely in primary classrooms and sow curiosity in one-on-one sharing. (bibliography) (Picture book. 4-8)"
In this softly colored, richly detailed cogitation, Galbraith and Halperin explore the many ways seeds are transported and sown in nature. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE FISHING BROTHERS GRUFF by Ben Galbraith
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2008

"Illustrated with a garish tangle of photo-manipulated found objects, scowling painted figures and harvested fish—plus the occasional die-cut hole—this import will be best directed toward readers who need their lessons bludgeoned home. (Picture book. 7-9)"
Taking the familiar folk tale as his model but revising the ending considerably, Galbraith fashions a blunt cautionary tale aimed at heedless degraders of the environment. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE RISING SUN by Douglas Galbraith
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2001

"The recent revival of interest in historical fiction has produced some of the best novels of the last decade. Few are equal to this exemplary debut performance."
A bold, doomed exploratory venture—the Darien Expedition of 1698—is the rich subject of this unusually assured first novel by yet another first-rate Scots writer. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE CUCKOO'S CALLING by Robert Galbraith
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 30, 2013

"A quick, fun read. Rowling delivers a set of characters every bit as durable as her Potter people and a story that, though no more complex than an Inspector Lewis episode, works well on every level."
Murderous muggles are up to no good, and it's up to a seemingly unlikely hero to set things right. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CAREER OF EVIL by Robert Galbraith
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 20, 2015

"The book ends on a cliffhanger worthy of Harry Potter, and Rowling's readers will eagerly await the next installment."
J.K. Rowling continues her investigation of the dark side—this time giving us three gruesomely twisted suspects—in her latest pseudonymous mystery. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

INEQUALITY by James K. Galbraith
NON-FICTION
Released: March 10, 2016

"An arguable thesis, perhaps, but an evenhanded view of a topic generating much heat."
Economist Galbraith (Univ. of Texas; The End of Normal: The Great Crisis and the Future of Growth, 2014, etc.) ventures an anti-Pikettian view of the sharply divisive fact that not all wallets are created equal. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 25, 1998

"Sophisticated but accessible and powerful arguments for the open-minded."
A tour de force by an economist not so handicapped by theoretical orthodoxy that clear thinking is impossible. Read full book review >