Search Results: "Roger Sedarat"


BOOK REVIEW

DINO-STORE STORYBOOK by Roger Sedarat
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 5, 2013

"Readers will undoubtedly want to find a basket full of these silly, helpful dinosaurs at their own supermarkets. (iPad storybook app. 3-7)"
A trip to the grocery store leads to a whimsical tale as a family struggles to find a home for a dozen baby dinosaurs. Read full book review >

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NUMBERS by Roger Priddy
by Roger Priddy, illustrated by Roger Priddy
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 24, 2012

"Though creative, this selection doesn't shine. (Board book. 6 mos.-3)"
This interactive concept book provides some visually appealing but poorly constructed images. Read full book review >

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THE HOUSE OF FOUR SEASONS by Roger Duvoisin
Released: July 1, 1956

"Nice."
Father, Mother, Billy and Suzy buy a house in the country, a nice house with shutters, and their discussions about what color to paint it come to more than family quibbling. Read full book review >

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DONKEY-DONKEY by Roger Duvoisin
Released: July 1, 1940

"More or less routine story with a moral."
It is a donkey that is dissatisfied this time. Read full book review >

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TOYS by Roger Priddy
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 5, 2010

"An unassuming little gem. (Board books. 6-18 mos.)"
A bright pink cover contains a simple yet ingenious vocabulary builder for young babies. Read full book review >

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BABY TOUCH AND FEEL HONK! HONK! by Roger Priddy
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2009

"A couple are pretty lame—the fire engine has shiny foil lights, the pickup a similarly shiny grill—and appeal more to the eye than the fingers, but overall, this bruiser will likely see plenty of use. (Ages 1-2)"
With testosterone fairly vibrating from its pages, this vertically oriented, slightly oversized book celebrates Big Machines That Go Vroom, including a semi, a dump truck, a fire engine, a backhoe, a pickup and a concrete mixer: "This is a very useful truck / With an important job to do, / Mixing up the concrete / And delivering it too!" Read full book review >

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HEARTS GROWN BRUTAL by Roger Cohen
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1998

"A piercing study of the facts and myths that led to the destruction of multiethnic Yugoslav communities."
With the Bosnian war several years behind us, there has been a spate of books by journalists and diplomats. Read full book review >

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FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT by Roger Daniels
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 30, 2016

"An excellent resource that hews to the president's words as reflecting or obscuring his actions."
A fine, fully fleshed portrait of Franklin Roosevelt during his final years, in his own words. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 5, 2008

"A chilling anatomy of one bad decision followed by another—and another."
Lowenstein (Origins of the Crash: The Great Bubble and Its Undoing, 2004, etc.) probes a dangerous miscalculation made by American private and public enterprise: laying off responsibility for workers' pensions and retirement health benefits on some unspecified future. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2003

"Those with a thing for physics and an openness to Eastern philosophy will appreciate the vigor and the clarity of Hart's ideas about how we simulate reality, create time, and shape the world with our thoughts."
Former exploration geophysicist and adventurer Hart explains how our consciousness participates in the creation of reality and the elements it draws on to fuel its vision. Read full book review >