Search Results: "Philip Bailey"


BOOK REVIEW

SHINING STAR by Philip Bailey
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 15, 2014

"An energetic memoir about a complex individual and his music."
Earth, Wind & Fire lead singer Bailey recounts his groovy life at the center of one of the most influential bands ever to don gold lamé capes and platform boots. Read full book review >

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I DON'T KNOW WHAT TO CALL MY CAT by Simon Philip
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 9, 2017

"Fun for one read, perhaps, but unlikely to elicit cries for more. (Picture book. 3-5)"
A little girl is not prepared for the many moods of her new cat. Read full book review >

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THE SCARECROW AND HIS SERVANT by Philip Pullman
ADVENTURE
Released: Aug. 23, 2005

"Lightweight for Pullman, but witty, affectionate and fun. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
A pair of valiant adventurers outwits a lawyer and his corporate masters in this comic fairy tale. Read full book review >

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WHAT SHALL WE DO WHEN WE ALL GO OUT? by Philip H. Bailey
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1995

"Overall, the pictures take little risk and with the text, make this pretty innocuous fare. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Song lyrics don't always translate well to text. Read full book review >

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IN THE ANTARCTIC by Ella Bailey
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 12, 2016

"An appealing introduction to Antarctica that appropriately fosters a child's sense of wonder without adding a layer of worry about its future. (Informational picture book. 2-5)"
After a last breakfast with her parents on a frozen coast, a young Adélie penguin spends a long summer feeding in the cold ocean, followed by an even longer dark winter resting on the ice until the sun rises the following spring. Read full book review >

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IN THE SAVANNAH by Ella Bailey
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2015

"A sweet ecosystem introduction for preschoolers, the first of a promising series. (Picture book. 2-5)"
The African savanna, home of a tiny lion cub, is full of intriguing wildlife. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 2, 2013

"A sad commentary on our times, but not to be ignored."
A grim reminder of the threat that parents and children face from predators. Read full book review >

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THE MERCY OF THE SKY by Holly Bailey
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 12, 2015

"Storm chasers will find thrills in this tale of nature's wrath."
Tracking a furious, lethal storm. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 1995

"Focusing on the brevity of life, White reminds her readers that every moment has its unique value."
Quirky and evocative sketches that capture the human spirit and the passing of a simpler and more genteel era. Read full book review >

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FRANKENSTEIN’S BRIDE by Hilary Bailey
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Oct. 9, 2007

"Bailey displays a competent understanding of Shelley's original tale in this inventive narrative. Bonus: For those who need a refresher, the text of Frankenstein is also included."
British author Bailey (The Strange Adventures of Charlotte Holmes, 1994, etc.) offers a continuation of the Mary Shelley classic. Read full book review >