Search Results: "Tomie Adapt. De Paola"


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NON-FICTION
Released: April 18, 2017

"These well-crafted tales of bio-inspired innovation will entrance general readers and warrant the close attention of scientists and technologists."
Los Angeles Times science writer Khan debuts with a richly detailed account of biologically inspired engineering. Read full book review >

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TOMIE DePAOLA'S BOOK OF BIBLE STORIES by Tomie dePaola
RELIGION
Released: Sept. 27, 1990

"Index to Bible texts."
A selection of the best. known stories from the Creation to the Resurrection, nicely rounded by concluding with 1 Corinthians 13 and a psalm of praise. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"Treat young readers and listeners who enjoyed Kevin Hawkes's North Country excursion Wicked Big Toddlah (June 2007) to these further glimpses of a distinctive regional culture. (Picture book. 7-9)"
In affectionate tribute to rural New England, his home for the past 35 years, dePaola offers four short character tales, one per season, with six even shorter tourist anecdotes interspersed: "Have you lived here your whole life?" Read full book review >

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TOMIE DEPAOLA'S BOOK OF POEMS by Tomie dePaola
POETRY
Released: Oct. 20, 1988

"These are good, popular poems from the usual obvious sources, and this makes an attractive collection for browsing or sharing with a young child."
A pleasant, undemanding collection of 86 poems, most of them already familiar, in large format with generous use of white space. Read full book review >

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TOMIE DEPAOLA'S FAVORITE NURSERY TALES by Tomie dePaola
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: Sept. 26, 1986

"For memorable storytelling, however, it will never replace the collections done by Rockwell and Rojankovsky."
This collection of favorite stories for the youngest appears as a companion to the author/illustrator's Mother Goose, which was published last year. Read full book review >

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Released: May 14, 2013

"Humans may be experts at destroying the planet, but we are no slouches at preserving it, either, and Newitz's shrewd speculations are heartening."
An animated and absorbing account into "how life has survived mass extinctions so far…and what we need to do to make sure humans don't perish in the next one." Read full book review >

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TOMIE DEPAOLA'S BOOK OF CHRISTMAS CAROLS by Tomie dePaola
HOLIDAYS & FESTIVALS
Released: Oct. 23, 1987

"Certain to be one of the prolific author-illustrator's most popular."
A perfect collection of 32 carols, mostly familiar, with words and music printed large enough for sharing around the piano and with simple arrangements suitable for accompaniment or part singing. Read full book review >

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DE NIRO by Shawn Levy
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 28, 2014

"An impressive biography that will surely stand as the definitive De Niro volume."
The life and work of the legendary actor. Read full book review >

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DE GAULLE by Jean Lacouture
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 1992

"A leisurely biography that stints on explaining how de Gaulle worked his imperious will, but scores in detailing his evolution as a symbol of national unity and as a geopolitical realist. (Photographs.)"
Lacouture follows up his De Gaulle: The Rebel, 1890-1944 (1990) with another admiring volume, tracing how the triumphant leader of the Free French consolidated his position as the colossus bestriding his country's political institutions. Read full book review >

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DE-EXTINCTION by Rebecca E. Hirsch
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2017

"A staid but intellectually stimulating excursion across one of modern biology's most promising, and controversial, frontiers. (glossary, index) (Nonfiction. 11-15)"
"Extinction is essentially a one-way street. Or is it?" Read full book review >

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NOTRE-DAME DE PARIS by Alain Erlande-Brandenburg
NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 1998

"He also devotes considerable space to a discussion of the nature of the magnificent sculptures of saints, sinners, and demons added to the exterior of the cathedral, and its stained-glass windows. (262 illustrations, including 138 in color)"
While art historian Erlande-Brandenburg's careful, vigorous study of the construction of one of the greatest medieval cathedrals and of the symbolic intentions of its architecture, sculpture, and stained glass, does not break new ground, it does offer a clear, useful review of Notre Dame's long history and importance. Read full book review >

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MEMORIAS DE UN CAMALEON by Miguel De La Cruz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 20, 2013

"A creative, evocative mix of stories."
A debut collection of short fiction, mostly in Spanish, addressing aspects of the Mexican and Mexican-American experiences. Read full book review >