Search Results: "Thomas D. Mangelsen"


BOOK REVIEW

THE NATURAL WORLD by Thomas D. Mangelsen
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 28, 2007

"A top-notch coffee-table book sure to excite photography buffs, conservationists and anyone who enjoys the natural world."
A world-renowned nature photographer celebrates some of the planet's most beautiful scenery. Read full book review >

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OUR THREE BEARS by Ron Hirschi
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"This has a sure place in educational settings. (index) (Nonfiction. 7-12)"
Hirschi's latest wildlife title examines the habitats, life-cycle and threats to the three bears that populate the United States: black bears, grizzlies and polar bears. Read full book review >

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ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"A minor effort. (Nonfiction. 9-10)"
The answer to the subtitle is habitat destruction, pollution, global warming, reduction of prey, war, poachers and often all of the above. Read full book review >

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WHEN MORNING COMES by Ron Hirschi
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

"Children will enjoy this glimpse of the wild with foxes, martins, otters, owls, eagles, and bears. (Nonfiction. 5-8)"
Naturalist and wildlife watcher Hirschi (Dance With Me, 1995, etc.) celebrates the coming of day in a brief poetic text, with accompanying full-color photographs by Mangelsen. Read full book review >

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DANCE WITH ME by Ron Hirschi
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 1995

"The images are uplifting, indeed, but the rest of the project never gets off the ground. (Picture book/nonfiction. 4-8)"
Loosely connected, quasi-poetic thoughts about the movements of animals and their relationship to human dance serve as an excuse for looking at full-color, action-packed photographs of animals in their natural habitat. Read full book review >

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SEARCHING FOR GRIZZLIES by Ron Hirschi
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2005

"A compelling choice for young nature lovers. (Picture book. 7-10)"
In this informative offering, Hirschi gives readers an up-close-and-personal look at grizzly bears in Yellowstone National Park, providing details about the animal's habitat, environment and eating habits in a tone so conversational that the text feels like a personal tour from an experienced guide. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

EXPECTING A DIFFERENT RESULT by Thomas D. Darby
Released: Jan. 5, 2013

"Energetic and provocative."
A loud call for structural reform in Washington, D.C., Darby's book demands a leaner, meaner, more effective federal government. Read full book review >

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FOLLOWING THE WILD BEES by Thomas D. Seeley
NON-FICTION
Released: April 26, 2016

"Motivated readers may well find themselves setting aside sunny weekends to go tromping in the goldenrod, hoping to 'engage the most intelligent insect in the world.'"
A honeybee behaviorist takes a break from hard science to introduce the sport of bee hunting. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MURDERED SLEEP by Thomas D. Davis
Released: March 1, 1994

"Davis gets deeper into the soul of his detective than you may want to follow: the outbursts of male hysteria are almost oppressively powerful, making the bond between Dave and Becky painfully vivid."
Still grieving for his dead wife and daughter, San Jose p.i. Read full book review >

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SUFFER LITTLE CHILDREN by Thomas D. Davis
Released: Nov. 22, 1991

"Simple, stark, and dramatically effective."
Davis's debut novel is a morality play about despair and faith wrapped around the story of a kidnapping. Read full book review >