Search Results: "Morgan Spurlock"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: May 19, 2005

"A powerful work of reporting and punditry."
Spurlock, the man behind the hit documentary Super Size Me, again savages the fast-food industry. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DRAGON PIZZERIA by Mary Morgan
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 13, 2008

"This playful addition to any fairy-tale collection will be a hit in storytimes. (Picture book. 3-8)"
Two dragons in Fairy Tale Land decide to open a pizza shop. Read full book review >

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SLEEP TIGHT, LITTLE MOUSE by Mary Morgan
ANIMALS
Released: May 13, 2003

In this diminutive charmer, a restless mouseling tells his mama that he'd rather sleep in a bird's nest, in a pile of puppies, a kangaroo's pouch, with bats in a cave, or with a polar bear mama. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PIP SITS by Mary Morgan
by Mary Morgan, illustrated by Mary Morgan
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2017

"A good book for hatching new readers. (Early reader. 5-7)"
A playful porcupine kit ends up having ducklings imprint on him after their mother asks him to sit on her clutch of eggs. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DR. SEUSS & MR. GEISEL by Judith Morgan
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 1995

"Competent, if uninsightful, in discussing Geisel's place in American culture, the Morgans tend to heap adulation on the creator of Ooblek, the Lorax, and Sneetches."
The facts of Theodor Geisel's life are not as well known as his illustrious works, but in this authorized biography (from Geisel's own publisher), they're nearly as exuberant. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE FOG OF FORGETTING by G.A. Morgan
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 17, 2014

"A complex adventure to curl up with on a rainy summer afternoon. (Fantasy. 10-14)"
There's nothing like a foggy island to capture the imagination. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FALLING KINGDOMS by Morgan Rhodes
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Dec. 11, 2012

"For readers who find George R.R. Martin's epic too much, here's considerably less. Sequels are certain. (Fantasy. 13-17)"
Lips meet, hearts blaze, blood gushes and kingdoms clash in this thoroughly predictable Song of Ice and Fire wannabe. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE HIGHWAYMAN’S FOOTSTEPS by Nicola Morgan
FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2007

"With Alfred Noyes's poem 'The Highwayman' as background, Morgan spins an 18th-century tale of suspense and danger starring a sympathetic hero and heroine whose adventures keep the pages turning. (Historical fiction. 12-16)"
The runaway son of a wealthy English gentleman and the orphan daughter of a notorious highwayman meet at gunpoint on a deserted moor one dark night in 1761 and form an unlikely alliance. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MONDAYS ARE RED by Nicola Morgan
FICTION
Released: Oct. 14, 2003

"A more successful exploration of synesthesia can be found in this year's A Mango-Shaped Space (p. 392). (Fiction. YA)"
When 14-year-old Luke wakes up from a life-threatening bout of meningitis, he finds that his perception of the world has changed radically: once ordinary words and concepts are now inextricably associated with colors, sounds, and scents. Read full book review >