Search Results: "Pat Walsh"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: July 15, 2015

"A sincere, simple life-instruction booklet for young adults."
This debut advice guide provides recommendations for 17-year-olds on handling the "life-defining" college years. Read full book review >

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THE CROWFIELD CURSE by Pat Walsh
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"Understatedly tender and mystical yet solid; it ends in temporary peace, with sequel potential. (daily abbey schedule, glossary) (Historical fantasy. 9-12)"
In 1347 at a country monastery, a wondrous mystery unfolds. Read full book review >

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THE CROWFIELD DEMON by Pat Walsh
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2012

"This appealingly atmospheric historical fantasy melds Christianity and magic with conviction; eager readers will hope for another sequel. (Historical fantasy. 9-12)"
It's late winter, 1348, and although William brought peace three months ago by freeing an angel from a deathlike limbo (The Crowfield Curse, 2010), mystery and danger stir again. Read full book review >

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PAT-A-CAKE by Mary Brigid Barrett
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"With its companion title, a playful romp in a please-touch-and-explore world. (Board book. 18 mos.-3)"
Moving on from baked goods, a diverse group of toddlers pat everything from an acorn to a puddle. Read full book review >

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PAT THE CAT by Jacqui Hawkins
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 22, 2011

"This irresistible app gets everything right, proving that simplicity is sometimes best. (iPad storybook app. 2-7)"
Based on the picture book of the same name, this charming app is a flawless combination of music, sound effects, narration and interactive elements. Read full book review >

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PAT-A-CAKE BABY by Joyce Dunbar
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 9, 2015

"A sweet confection through and through, from the glitter on the cover to the nonpareils on the endpapers. (Picture book. 4-7)"

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PAT-A-CAKE by Joanna Cole
FRIENDS AND SCHOOL
Released: Sept. 21, 1992

"Also in paperback. (Folklore. All ages)"
Thirty loving pastimes for baby and adult: rhymes to chant while dancing (``Ring Around the Rosie''), bouncing (``Trot Along to Boston''), tickling, toe-counting, face-touching, etc., each fully detailed in Tiegreen's clear cartoon-style illustrations, which are full of affection and good cheer. Read full book review >

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PAT AND DICK by Will Swift
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"A model of well-documented revisionist history."
The marriage of Richard and Pat Nixon undergoes sharp analysis by Swift, a formally trained psychologist and first-family historian (The Kennedys Amidst the Gathering Storm: A Thousand Days in London, 1938-1940, 2008, etc.). Read full book review >

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PAT THE BUNNY by Dorothy Kunhardt
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 13, 2011

"While adults who grew up with this book might be disappointed by the app's textural limitations, children will enjoy interacting with the familiar characters. (iPad storybook app. 2-4)"
Pat the bunny these days and he feels just as soft as ... an iPad? Read full book review >

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PAT-A-CAKE by R. A. Herman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2005

"Motions, a rhyme, a story and attention from a loved-one—what could be a better combination? (Board book. 1-3)"
The classic nursery rhyme comes to life in this board-book version. Read full book review >

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DON’T PAT THE WOMBAT! by Elizabeth Honey
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2000

"Challenging and often very funny, this gives new meaning the term 'camp book.' (Fiction. 9-12)"
This journal, which chronicles a sixth-grade class trip to Cumbinya Pioneer Camp, is written through the eyes of Mike Ryder, a member of a crazy group called the Coconuts. Read full book review >

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THE PAT BOONE FAN CLUB by Sue William Silverman
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 2014

"A masterly stylist continues her uncompromising examination of the inner life."
A series of riveting essays about growing up Jewish in a Gentile world by the accomplished memoirist Silverman. Read full book review >