Search Results: "Robert Fulghum"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 26, 1991

"This is not his best, but the placebo effect will probably carry it to best-sellerdom. (Literary Guild Dual Selection for September.)"
Fulghum offers a disclaimer at the outset of this collection of new essays: ``Nothing definitive is intended on any subject. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MAYBE (MAYBE NOT) by Robert Fulghum
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 1993

"Maybe (maybe not)."
It's summertime...Let's climb into our hammocks and settle down for a good rock-and-read with America's favorite crackerbarrel philosopher (Uh-Oh, 1991, etc.). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 1995

"That's for sure. (First serial to Good Housekeeping, Modern Maturity, and Penthouse; Literary Guild main selection; author tour)"
More Wisdom Lite from the Seattle sage (All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten, 1988, etc.). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LIKE FATHER, LIKE SON by Hunter S. Fulghum
NON-FICTION
Released: May 21, 1996

"A knack for celebrating the mundane that is reminiscent of Erma Bombeck but, alas, nowhere near as funny. (Author tour)"
A collection of short, sometimes pungent essays from another Fulghum—this one thirtysomething and less inclined to moralizing. Read full book review >

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by John DeNardo

Looking for something to read in May? Here's an irresistible selection of science fiction, fantasy, and horror books that will satisfy your readerly desires. They include stories about an alternate WWII, steampunk airships, the zombie apocalypse, assassins hellbent on revenge, a space-based suicide mission, souls available for rent, and more.

 

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BOOK REVIEW

ROBERT CROWTHER'S POP-UP DINOSAUR ABC by Robert Crowther
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 24, 2015

"From Allosaurus to Zuniceratops, a mix of familiar standbys and new or rare finds with bite-sized facts for confirmed dinomanes. (Informational pop-up book. 6-8)"
Twenty-six dinos rear up, unfold or slide into view in a pop-up prehistoric procession. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE WHITE HOUSE by Robert Sabuda
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 29, 2015

"A selective but resplendent tour. (Informational pop-up. 6-9)"
White House high spots, presented with 3-D flair by the archon of paper architects. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A BUNNY IN THE BALLET by Robert Beck
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 28, 2014

"Alas, not the stuff of dreams for balletomane readers. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Toe shoes and tutus are the stuff of dreams for a rabbit. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE DRAGON & THE KNIGHT by Robert Sabuda
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 21, 2014

"With Sabuda, it's hard to set expectations too high or wide, but here he rides triumphantly roughshod over them anyway. (Pop-up picture book. 5-9)"
Sabuda gives the usual relationship between story and picture a hefty tweak in this pop-up romp. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"Sleep, Cher Ami, sleep!' (Picture book. 5-9)"
During World War I, the U.S. Army relied on a flock of 600 carrier pigeons to send messages back to headquarters from troops in the field, and one, Cher Ami, became famous for saving the "Lost Battalion," which had been trapped behind enemy lines. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE DREAMKEEPER by Robert Ingpen
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: March 1, 2006

"Many authors have produced less than good results trying to make a homespun family tale into a published creature; this one works. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Written as a letter to his granddaughter and full of lovely rhetorical and visual flourishes, Ingpen describes the fellow "who catches our bad dreams when they try to escape to become real." Read full book review >