Search Results: "Patrick A. Davis"


BOOK REVIEW

PATRICK PAINTS A PICTURE by Saviour Pirotta
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 15, 2007

"A must for every library serving toddlers and teachers. (Picture book. 3-7)"
In this unique and extremely helpful look at colors, Pirotta tells the story of Patrick and his aunt, out in a field, painting pictures. Read full book review >

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PATRICK by Geoffrey Hayes
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2011

"For the most part, though, the format, vocabulary and art work well here to encourage kids to read on their own and have fun doing it. (Graphic early reader. 4-6)"
Hayes, the Geisel Award-winning creator of the Benny and Penny stories (Benny and Penny in the Big No-No, 2009, etc.) introduces a new character in this collection of short graphic stories. Read full book review >

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PATRICK by Stephen R. Lawhead
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 25, 2003

"A straightforward Celtic paperback yarn, but this one is blessedly short on the talking trees, magic swords, and warrior maidens that clutter up so many from Lawhead (Mystic Rose, 2001, etc.). Still, you'll still need to be a serious Celt-ophile to get through it."
A fictionalized biography of St. Patrick, circa a.d. 400, concentrating on the "lost years" of the famous Irish patriarch. Read full book review >

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PATRICK by Tomie dePaola
BIOGRAPHY
Released: March 15, 1992

"An excellent contribution. (Biography/Picture book. 4-8)"
A brief, straightforward summary of the known facts about the saint's life, illustrated in dePaola's usual accomplished manner with simple, stylized figures and a pleasing variety of frames bordered with gold bands that unify the whole. Read full book review >

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SUZANNE DAVIS GETS A LIFE by Paula Marantz Cohen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 13, 2014

"Cohen is no Jane Austen, but her latest update on the Marriage Plot is a light romantic comedy featuring witty commentary on contemporary life, enriched by a funny, flawed and likable heroine."
If Jane Austen's heroines can find true love within the confines of their small English villages, why can't a single New Yorker locate Mr. Right among the residents of her large Upper West Side apartment building? Read full book review >

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THE COLONEL by Patrick A. Davis
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 9, 2001

"His third high-powered, conscientious outing confirms that Davis (The Passenger, 1999, etc.) delivers the goods—as long as you don't prefer Godiva chocolates to Raisinets."
Behind an unusually vicious Beltway triple murder lurk Davis's trademark military-industrial conspiracies and cover-ups. Read full book review >

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THE GENERAL by Patrick A. Davis
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 2, 1998

"Lots of action, but not much else."
Routine military whodunit set in the dusty warrens of the Pentagon, from a former Air Force major. Read full book review >

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THE COMMANDER by Patrick A. Davis
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 8, 2002

"Jet-fueled."
A fourth military thriller from Davis (The Colonel, 2001, etc.), this about a military criminal investigation that turns on a dead woman and a military cover-up. Read full book review >

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THE PASSENGER by Patrick A. Davis
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 2, 1999

"The lesson here is that exciting things don't happen to lackluster people."
By-the-numbers suspense about the crash of a military jet and the cover-up that follows. Read full book review >

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SAMMY DAVIS JR., MY FATHER by Tracey Davis
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 1996

"She sounds just like somebody's kid. (Author tour)"
Conversational memoir by the late performer's daughter, with the help of Associated Press arts and entertainment editor Barclay. Read full book review >

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MILES DAVIS by Ron Frankl
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Nov. 1, 1995

A superb short biography in the Black Americans of Achievement series. Read full book review >