Search Results: "Sandy Sadowsky"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 8, 1992

"A lively and engaging string of benign adventures, then, with none of the harsh bite of violent reality."
A good-time memoir of life on the fringes of the New York mob, by the widow of a crony of Meyer Lansky's. Read full book review >

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OTTO’S TRUNK by Sandy Turner
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 1, 2003

"An overcharged solution to a school or playground problem. (Picture book. 4-6)"
Otto, the elephant, is teased continuously at school for his small size and underdeveloped trunk. Read full book review >

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COOL CAT, HOT DOG by Sandy Turner
ANIMALS
Released: July 1, 2005

"Good fun. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A cat and a dog face off, each trying to one-up the other as it describes its own unique attributes. Read full book review >

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GROW UP by Sandy Turner
by Sandy Turner, illustrated by Sandy Turner
FICTION
Released: April 1, 2003

"He also gives suggested ages as 4-88, which says it all. (Picture book. 4+)"
"What are you going to be when you grow up?" is the question that kicks off this career-minded frolic and what follows is one boy's epic response. Read full book review >

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A GIRAFFE ON THE MOON by Sandy Nightingale
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: Oct. 1, 1991

"The carefully designed illustrations are a pleasure; the concluding surprise is sure to delight the picture book audience. (Picture book. 3-6)"
At first glance, this American debut by a skillful British painter looks like a rather pointless collection of incongruities (``I didn't expect to see...a snowman on a very hot day...an elephant in a salad sandwich,'' etc.), even though the scenes are amusingly contrived and the attractive borders, composed of items that are (or might have been) in the illustrations, provide a matching game plus much to discuss. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 30, 1991

"Glossary; index. (Nonfiction. 6-10)"
Brilliantly colored photos and a lively text explore the human body from the outside in: muscles, bones, inner organs, eyes, ears, and much more. ``Your skin is like a stretchy bodysuit just your size,'' and ``Your blood is a kind of cell soup...''—just enough information is presented to pique the curiosity. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LABOR FOR LOVE by Sandy Huss
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 1992

"Beginner's tales, best left in the small magazines in which some of them first appeared."
The eight stories in this debut volume vary greatly in style but not in subject. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PASSAGE by Sandy Powers
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 16, 2011

"The rare family scrapbook that isn't boring to the outsider."
A mother's collected memories reveal her remarkable life in this work of nonfiction. Read full book review >

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52 QUICK LESSONS ON THE BIBLE by Sandy Hurst
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 19, 2016

"A comprehensive and notably crystalline biblical education guide."
A handbook for teaching the Bible to young students. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

POWER OF PUSSY by Sandy Patsy
Released: Feb. 20, 2007

"Nutty and delightful."
Tragicomic first-person tale of what most men want and all women have, as told by a deliciously potty-mouthed dame. Read full book review >