Search Results: "Michael Feeney Callan"


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ROBERT REDFORD by Michael Feeney Callan
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 5, 2011

"A gripping, intimate treatment of one of cinema's last great iconic stars."
The life and times of the Sundance Kid. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 1994

"With Hopkins almost as hot as his demons, there will be attention paid."
Writing his biography without the cooperation of Hopkins (now Sir Anthony), Callan (Julie Christie, 1985, etc.) leans heavily on the existing journalistic corpus for his chronicle of the bedeviled, Welsh actor, nominated this year for his second Academy Award. Read full book review >

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SMALL ELEPHANT'S BATHTIME by Tatyana Feeney
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 10, 2015

"Charming, brilliant in color and execution, and funny to even the most indignant foot stompers, NO! screamers and bathtime boycotters. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Small Elephant loves water—most of the time. Read full book review >

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SMALL BUNNY'S BLUE BLANKET by Tatyana Feeney
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 12, 2012

"Unfettered, fresh illustrations communicate a child's bottomless love for a treasured possession. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Remember clutching that beloved childhood object to your chest? Closing your eyes to breathe in a smell as familiar as your own skin, readying yourself for the steepest slide or the darkest night? Read full book review >

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LITTLE OWL'S ORANGE SCARF by Tatyana Feeney
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 11, 2013

"A charming picture book for the very young, whether or not they are fussy about clothes. (Picture book. 3-5)"
A little owl struggles with accessory problems. Read full book review >

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TAF by Annie Callan
FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2001

"An intriguing first effort that ultimately disappoints. (Fiction. YA)"
Taf is on the run from her hardscrabble existence with her family in Idaho in this uneven account of a young girl's adolescence in the post-WWI West. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 2011

"Translates the joie de vivre into a language of life that is not so foreign."
A recipe for happiness with ingredients that you don't have to travel far to find. Read full book review >

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LITTLE FROG'S TADPOLE TROUBLE by Tatyana Feeney
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"A recycled plot for an already-full new-sibling bookshelf. (Picture book. 2-4)"
Little Frog becomes a big brother and learns to adapt in this predictable sibling tale. Read full book review >

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HOLE IN THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA by Christine Lavin
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 14, 2012

"Play—don't read—this important environmental message. (Picture book. 4-8)"
An oil spill jeopardizes sea life in this environmental songbook. Read full book review >

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RED RUBY HEART IN A COLD BLUE SEA by Morgan Callan Rogers
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 19, 2012

"A realistic and resonate coming-of-age novel, chronicling a journey from grief to acceptance."
In this debut coming-of-age novel, Florine Gilham, the young daughter of a lobsterman and his free-spirited wife, learns the difficult lesson that life is mostly "getting on with it." Read full book review >