Search Results: "Puck"


BOOK REVIEW

NEW YORK BABY by Puck
by Puck, illustrated by Violet Lemay
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2012

"Pretentious. (Board book. 2-3)"
These babies are too posh for their own good. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

123 TEXAS by Puck
by Puck, illustrated by Kevin Somers
Released: April 1, 2009

"123 Chicago (ISBN: 978-0-9796213-5-2) applies the same treatment to the Windy City, but with somewhat less success. (6-18 mos.)"
The Cool Counting Books go to the Lone Star State, the numerical tour of which starts, of course, with one star. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BABIES AROUND THE WORLD by Puck
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 4, 2017

"A cheery board book to reinforce the oneness of babykind. (Board book. 2-4)"
Ten babies in 10 countries greet friends in almost 10 languages. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE LADIES OF THE VALE by Andrew Puckett
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 21, 1995

"A charmless heroine and a flat-footed style are no help in this exercise in tedium."
Cardiology patients (especially those with donor organ cards) at St. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SHADOWS BEHIND A SCREEN by Andrew Puckett
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 4, 1999

"Loads of technical computer-jargon here, but the author's flair for intricate plots and personalities keeps this one moderately intriguing."
Harry Benedict, a department head at the National Microbiology Laboratory in England's Regis-on-Sea General Hospital, seems to attract misfortune. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

I LOVE THIS GAME! by Kirby Puckett
NON-FICTION
Released: April 28, 1993

"Leo Durocher notwithstanding, nice guys don't always finish last—but perhaps they should be cautioned about wearying fans with their Panglossian perspectives on the sporting life. (The relentlessly upbeat text has eight pages of b&w photographs—not seen.)"
On the evidence of this bland, sunny-side-up (and apparently unassisted) autobiography, Puckett—one of major-league baseball's more solid citizens on the field and off—would be well advised to stick with his seasonal trade for as long as possible. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BATMAN'S DARK SECRET by Kelley Puckett
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 29, 2015

"Since young readers' interest in superheroes begins before they are typically ready for comic books, this lovely if thinly plotted picture book fills an important niche—though they may wonder where the action is. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Muth has earned admiration as a picture-book author/illustrator and as a comic-book artist; here, he expands the Dark Knight's origin story for a picture-book audience. Read full book review >