Search Results: "Ted Rickard"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: July 18, 2012

"Sugary tales that need more spice."
A grandfather's folksy reminiscences about his grandkids' not-quite-ready-for-Broadway moments in school plays and other heartfelt memories. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ANIMALS WORK by Ted Lewin
by Ted Lewin, illustrated by Ted Lewin
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2014

"Inviting. (Early reader. 2-6)"
Mechanization is not in sight in this look at how animals still help humans at work and at play. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HOW MUCH? by Ted Lewin
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2006

"Young armchair travelers will taste the foods, hear the crowds and long to buy a treasure from the boy at the flea market selling his action figures. (Picture book/nonfiction. 6-9)"
Although Lewin has already introduced readers to markets in an earlier effort, he retains the ability to fascinate viewers of all ages with his complex images, authentic representations of people and places from around the globe, and his practiced traveler's eye, which allows him to select a moment in time and capture it with his brush. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BABY GETS THE ZAPPER by Ted Dewan
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2001

"It's an even bet whether children or weary parents will yearn more for a remote like this one. (Picture book. 3-5)"
The TV remote begins changing more than just channels once Baby gets hold of it: one "ZAP!" and all the toys get up and play on their own. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

AMAZON BOY by Ted Lewin
by Ted Lewin, illustrated by Ted Lewin
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 30, 1993

"A book whose plea is especially effective because it simply states the facts—and shows the river's beauty. (Picture book. 5-9)"
The author of When the Rivers Go Home (1992) returns to Brazil for a look at the mouth of the Amazon, as seen by a boy whose father takes him from their jungle home to coastal BelÇm as a birthday excursion. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MARKET! by Ted Lewin
by Ted Lewin, illustrated by Ted Lewin
NONFICTION
Released: April 1, 1996

"What journeys he'll inspire! (Picture book. 5+)"
Lewin (Sacred River, 1995, etc.) expertly plies pen and brush in a rousing invitation to six far-flung marketplaces where vibrant color and lively haggling replace mass production and spurious supermarket specials. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

I SEE AND SEE by Ted Lewin
by Ted Lewin, illustrated by Ted Lewin
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2016

"A useful instructional addition for beginning readers who need to experience success. (Picture book/early reader. 3-6)"
The latest entry in the I Like to Read series involves very little reading. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BERNIE by Ted Rall
by Ted Rall, illustrated by Ted Rall
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 19, 2016

"An effective, if unapologetically partisan, primer on a strong voice from the left to counter the Democrats' rightward shift."
More than a campaign biography, this graphic narrative traces the decline and possible resurgence of liberalism within the Democratic Party. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE BOX AND THE DRAGONFLY by Ted Sanders
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 3, 2015

"An epic adventure of self-discovery, magic, tragedy and blurred lines of loyalty for middle-grade lovers of fantasy. (glossary) (Fantasy. 9-12)"
In this series opener, the fate of humankind rests in the hands of a mostly pragmatic boy, a sometimes-invisible girl and the magical archives of two secret sects. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CODA by Ted Staunton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2014

"This clever spy adventure features a likable hero and bursts with enough film references to satisfy all but the most hard-core movie buffs. (Mystery. 10-14)"
When 16-year-old Spencer's cousins decide to investigate their mysterious grandfather, Spencer is not sure he wants any part of it. But when his brother, Bunny, is kidnapped by a radical political faction from the tiny backward nation of Pianvia, he quickly finds he is involved, like it or not. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE LANTERN NETWORK by Ted Allbeury
Released: March 13, 1989

The investigation of a suicide in present-day London uncovers a story of heroism and betrayal in Nazi-occupied France; by the author of The Judas Factor, Children of the Tender Years, and Shadow of Shadows. Read full book review >