Search Results: "McKinsey & Company"


BOOK REVIEW

REIMAGINING INDIA by McKinsey & Company
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Nov. 19, 2013

"Thoughts on the Bollywood 'dream machine' and what successful Indian émigrés in America can impart to those back home round out this clear, illuminating study for all readers, business and academic."
From the proficient team that put together Reimagining Japan comes another concise, timely compendium. Read full book review >

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PERIWINKLE SMITH AND THE FARAWAY STAR by John & Wendy
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2010

"The cover, with its spray of sparkly stars behind a balletically posed girl will accurately and instantly tell susceptible young readers all they need to know about what's inside. (Picture book. 5-7)"
Another sugar rush from the creators of Periwinkle Smith and the Twirly, Whirly Tutu (2009), featuring an urchin with button eyes, no nose, a huge hair bow and an outsized fund of determination. Read full book review >

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THE LION AND THE MOUSE HD by Stepworks Company
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 22, 2010

"Neither is a little bit of thoughtful, well-executed storytelling—truly adorable. (iPad storybook app. 2-8)"
Neatly balancing between too complicated and too simple, this app packs an abundance of cuteness into a deceptively minimalist package. Read full book review >

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OCEAN by Fox & Sheep
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 6, 2014

"Less than ankle deep, informationwise, but all the color and movement should keep the Oshkosh set poking away for a while. (iPad informational app. 2-4)"
The focus is mainly on fun in three populous underwater scenes, but a few facts float past too. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FAT SHADOW by Scarpetta & Lauria Production
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 8, 2012

"Fun, if dark at times. (iPad storybook app. 5-9)"
An interactive and fantastical introduction to hand-shadows combines with a lesson on obesity. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BODO by M.D. and L.E. Adams
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 12, 2006

"A heartwarming family story appropriate for readers of all ages, especially dog-lovers."
A family inherits a dog and gets more than it bargained for. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: July 24, 2008

"A well-researched undermining of SDA belief that should stir interest and outrage in the SDA fold."
A scholarly self-help book for those who feel trapped in the Seventh-Day Adventist (SDA) church, a booming Protestant denomination with roughly 15 million members worldwide. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: June 1, 2001

"A satisfying medical thriller."
The death of a patient puts a doctor's life in jeopardy. Read full book review >

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GREEN BEGINNINGS by Avrim and Vicki Topel
Released: Dec. 2, 2008

"An excellent, informative guide to sustainable building."
A couple's autobiographical account of constructing a green, sustainable home. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FOUR LITTLE CORNERS by Jérome Ruilier
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 8, 2013

"More scenario than story, but workable as a starter for discussions about cooperation and physical differences. (iPad storybook app. 4-6)"
A circular doorway stops Little Square from joining his round friends. What to do? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FATHER FROST by Vadim Makarov
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 6, 2014

"Freeze-dried awful on a stick. (iPad storybook app. 5-9)"
Obnoxious and tone-deaf, this mess of an app will leave readers cold. Read full book review >