Search Results: "Susan Saelig Gallagher"


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THE SELFISH GIANT by Oscar Wilde
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: March 22, 1995

"Dramatic and memorable. (Picture book. 8+)"
The 1888 classic illustrated in a more robust and detailed manner than Zwerger's misty, ethereal version (Picture Book Studio, 1984). Read full book review >

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MAMA, I’LL GIVE YOU THE WORLD by Roni Schotter
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 22, 2006

"A heartwarming metamorphosis. (Picture book. 4-6)"
A loving little girl gives her Mama a special gift in this gentle affirmation. Read full book review >

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MOONHORSE by Mary Pope Osborne
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 1991

"In carefully composed airbrushed paintings, this first-time illustrator appealingly combines the astronomy lesson with a sense of adventure and awe, nicely extending Osborne's gracefully phrased text. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Still another child explores the night sky with a fabulous companion—here, a white winged horse who helps her draw the moon across heavens populated by constellations, shown as they might have appeared in old engravings pricked out with shining stars. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 1992

"A thumbtack on the chair seat for moral equivocators, whatever their faith."
The impassioned, sometimes holy, sometimes holier-than-thou world of Catholic political activists. Read full book review >

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NIGHTMARE, WITH ANGEL by Stephen Gallagher
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1993

"As in disaster movies, whatever may happen to the good guys, the bad guys are sure to be punished in this swift- moving, professional midbrow pulp."
British TV writer Gallagher makes his US debut in this neo-gothic tale of an unhappy girl who's neglected by her often absent father, who's bent on returning to her highly unsuitable mother—and who runs away from home in the company of a child killer. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 9, 2008

"Enthusiasts will love it; others may grow bored."
The editor in chief of Living Bird magazine writes about his favorite feathered friends. Read full book review >

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THE OPPOSITE OF INVISIBLE by Liz Gallagher
FICTION
Released: Jan. 8, 2008

"Honest and slightly confused, Alice gradually learns the difference between being visible and being yourself and the importance of being true to a true friend. (Fiction. YA)"
When a contemporary Seattle teen decides it's time to move in new directions, she ends up hurting her best friend and herself. Read full book review >

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HUBBERT AND LIL by Gallagher Gray
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 29, 1991

"First in what has the look of being a stilted, amateurish series."
The forced-humor debut of T.S. Hubbert, a newly retired personnel director, and his octogenarian, quaintly bizarre Auntie Lil—the two of whom, archly analyzing the clues, unravel the murders connected with the stodgy, genteelly posh private bank Sterling & Sterling. Read full book review >

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CHANGING LIGHT by Nora Gallagher
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 13, 2007

"Still, a vivid, thoughtful book that earns the reader's attention and respect. And the story of Los Alamos cannot be told too often."
Three hopeful souls from different worlds hesitantly confront their destinies in Californian Gallagher's earnest, carefully patterned debut. Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 2, 2012

"Engaging and cautionary."
A bright look at our fascination with the new and different. Read full book review >