Search Results: "Tad Szulc"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 1, 1991

"Only a reading of all 40 books in the bibliography could determine whether the reporter who broke the Bay of Pigs story has broken much new ground here, but Szulc has certainly succeeded in assembling the most readable book on the topic. (Photos—not seen.)"
A well-researched, well-written account of the extensive covert activities that allowed two million Jews to steal home. Read full book review >

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TO KILL THE POPE by Tad Szulc
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 2000

"Szulc (Chopin in Paris, 1998, etc.) flounders some as a novelist—underdeveloped people, awkward dialogue—but his research is abundant and persuasive."
Debut thriller by a veteran nonfiction writer, newsman, and pope-watcher (Pope John Paul II: A Biography, not reviewed). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 1998

"He also gives a particularly fine impression of the startling effect that Chopin the pianist had upon his listeners. (16 pages b&w photos, not seen) (Author tour)"
Emphasizing Chopin's life and times rather than his music, Szulc's biography situates the composer and pianist extraordinaire within the circles of European artists, writers, and others who created the Romantic era. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DUCK & GOOSE by Tad Hills
Kirkus Star
by Tad Hills, illustrated by Tad Hills
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 24, 2006

"Readers will likely hope to see more of this adorable odd couple. (Picture book. 3-6)"
When Duck and Goose enter the stage from opposite sides of the frontispiece, striding determinedly across a meadow toward a large, polka-dotted ball, the stage is set for a classic noodlehead story. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 22, 2007

"A thought-provoking work that bears rereading."
A self-help guide that assembles scholarly and scientific material to illustrate why things happen, why people act and how those people can plan actions that make a difference. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WHEN I GROW UP by Tad Carpenter
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 13, 2015

"A pleasant introduction to the concept of careers. (Board book. 2-4)"
Little ones explore the different jobs they may aspire to. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FEELINGS! by Tad Carpenter
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"Carpenter's predicable, interactive titles in the I Say, You Say series offer appealing introductions to basic concepts just right for toddlers and preschoolers. (Picture book. 1-3)"
This new addition to the I Say, You Say series invites a young audience to playfully explore the world of emotions. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DUCK & GOOSE GO TO THE BEACH by Tad Hills
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 8, 2014

"Anyone ever simultaneously excited and nervous about leaving home and traveling to new places will identify with this droll duo on their first amusing trip to the beach. (Picture book. 3-7)"
In this latest Duck & Goose escapade, Duck and Goose spontaneously trek to the beach, where their reactions are decidedly mixed. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DROP IT, ROCKET! by Tad Hills
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 8, 2014

"Rocket's fans should enjoy this book geared directly to children who, like their hero, are tackling the hard work of reading. (Early reader. 5-8)"
The irresistible, black-and-white puppy named Rocket moves into the early-reader market following his wildly successful picture-book learning experiences, How Rocket Learned to Read (2010) and Rocket Writes a Story (2012), and a board book, Rocket's Mighty Words (2013). Read full book review >

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ROCKET'S 100TH DAY OF SCHOOL by Tad Hills
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 23, 2014

"Rocket's fans will enjoy practicing their skills and their own countdowns to (and collections for) Day 100. (Early reader. 5-8)"
Rocket, the dog of reading fame, spends the first few months of school collecting 100 "special things," but when the 100th day of school finally arrives, five are missing. Read full book review >