Search Results: "Suzi Eszterhas"


BOOK REVIEW

KOALA HOSPITAL by Suzi Eszterhas
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 15, 2015

"A good read for animal and conservation enthusiasts. (author Q&A, glossary) (Nonfiction. 7-12)"
This book, abundant with color photographs, takes readers into the world's only hospital solely for koalas. Read full book review >

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ORANGUTAN by Suzi Eszterhas
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 16, 2013

"Long on visual appeal, but the connections between animal and human behavior are too tightly drawn. (Informational picture book. 5-8)"
Laying on the cute with a shovel, Eszterhas tracks an orangutan from birth to maturity in photos and anthropomorphic commentary. Read full book review >

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MOTO AND ME by Suzi Eszterhas
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 15, 2017

"Not just for fans of cat pictures, this is an encouraging example of wildlife rescue and release with guaranteed child appeal. (Informational picture book. 4-9)"
A nature photographer fosters a wild serval kitten in Kenya. Read full book review >

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ORANGUTAN ORPHANAGE by Suzi Eszterhas
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 15, 2016

"This follow-up to Koala Hospital (2015) is easy to booktalk and a treat for any animal lover. (author Q-and-A, glossary, acknowledgements, sources) (Nonfiction. 7-12)"
In the jungle of southwestern Borneo, rescued baby orangutans are raised and trained to survive in the wild by dedicated foster parents at the Orangutan Foundation International's Orangutan Care Center and Quarantine. Read full book review >

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GORILLA by Suzi Eszterhas
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2012

"A solid start to a new series. (Nonfiction. 4-8)"
Phenomenal photography, some solid facts and the ever-popular topic of baby animals combine to make the kick-off of Eszterhas' Eye on the Wild series an auspicious one. Read full book review >

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SEA OTTER RESCUE by Suzi Eszterhas
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 2016

"Another appealing depiction of animal rescue for readers who care about the natural world. (Nonfiction. 7-12)"
An experienced wildlife photographer documents the work of staff at the Alaska SeaLife Center to save orphaned sea otter babies. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SUZI CLUE by Michelle Kehm
FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 2009

"Despite several red herrings, the eventual unmasking of the culprit holds no surprises. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
In her first novel for young adults, journalist Kehm serves up a formulaic whodunit starring an over-caffeinated Seattle teen whose streak of pink hair signifies her spunk. Read full book review >

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SUZI SINZINNATI by Joe David Bellamy
Released: March 20, 1989

The winner of the sixth annual Editors' Book Award is a boy-meets-girl novel with effortful twists and period detail (cars and music of the late 50's) that fail to keep it from resting on the surface most of the time. Read full book review >

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THE ROUND BARN by Suzi Wizowaty
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 2, 2002

"Mary and Tuesday are to the novel what the silo is to the barn, but with so many divergent lines of plot, the reader has to struggle to give them the attention they deserve."
Six characters in search of themselves complicate this probing, densely plotted debut when a museum's new acquisition provides a means of self-discovery for all—while a ghostly twist is added to the mix. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE REENCHANTMENT OF ART by Suzi Gablik
Released: July 29, 1991

One of the livelier critics of the contemporary art scene (Has Modernism Failed?, 1984—not reviewed) tries to trace the roots of the present crisis in aesthetics and to map out some ways of escape. Read full book review >

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HOLLYWOOD ANIMAL by Joe Eszterhas
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 1, 2004

"Precious little about filmmaking in these pages, but a great deal about deal-making and even more about getting back at your family, your childhood tormentors, and the Nazi Party. Eszterhas's memoir may be the longest gotcha ever penned."
The highest-rolling screenwriter in Hollywood history tells all. Read full book review >

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WHOOPS! by Suzi Moore
by Suzi Moore, illustrated by Russell Ayto
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 9, 2016

"Full of fun and sure to evoke giggles, meows, bowwows, and squeaks. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Whoever heard of a cat that can't meow? Read full book review >