Search Results: "Richard Waring"


BOOK REVIEW

HUNGRY HEN by Richard Waring
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 1, 2002

"Her simple figures belie their sophistication, yet offer a splendid lesson in composition and tone. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Patience is a virtue, but there is also a reason why the admonition "carpe diem" has been around long enough to be remembered in the Latin. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NO HUGS FOR PORCUPINE by Zoe Waring
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 5, 2017

"Yep, a kiss is a mighty powerful thing to combat loneliness and exclusion. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Poor Porcupine longs for some physical affection. Won't anyone give him a hug? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BLACK MEETS WHITE by Justine Fontes
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2005

"This color study will definitely get—and survive—repeat visits. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Plainly intended as a follow-up to the several board-book introductions to black and white, not to mention Little Blue and Little Yellow, this pairs Black ("dark as night, cool, mysterious") with White ("bright, clean, plain as day"). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TRUCK, TRUCK, GOOSE! by Tammi Sauer
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 15, 2017

"Don't duck this picture book. (Picture book. 1-4)"
A story with limited text, nearly unlimited trucks, a picnicking goose, and a bevy of adorable animals. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Aug. 1, 2011

"Moms searching for mind and body improvement will enjoy the colorful inspiration."
A disheveled Canadian mom befriends a sexy Colombian, and the end result is a lively account of self-discovery and life balance in Waring and Cano's memoir. Read full book review >

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APPRECIATIONS
by Gregory McNamee

“Men are often taken, like rabbits, by the ears,” observed the British literary critic F.L. Lucas. He added, “And though the tongue has no bones, it can break millions of them.” Yes, it can: we live in an age of broken bones, one in which the power-hungry are grabbing at—well, ears, if nothing else, by which we ...


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BOOK REVIEW

MY DOG, BOB by Richard Torrey
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"Quiet and clever, just like Bob. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A little boy narrates a story about his dog, Bob, who can do amazing things around the house but can't accomplish standard dog tricks. Read full book review >

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THIS BOOK JUST ATE MY DOG by Richard Byrne
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 7, 2014

"Misses the mark. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A carnivorous book invites readers to participate. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE LIFE OF RICE by Richard Sobol
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"Using rice as a lens, this book delivers an engaging snapshot of Thailand and its people. (Nonfiction. 7-10)"
Many rice farmers all over Thailand still plant and harvest by hand, with the help of family members and such animals as water buffalo and elephants. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"First in a planned Traveling Photographer series, this will delight armchair explorers and animal lovers. (Nonfiction. 8-12)"
Wildlife photographer Sobol treks into Uganda's Bwindi Impenetrable Forest to photograph critically endangered mountain gorillas. Read full book review >