Search Results: "Wednesday Kirwan"


BOOK REVIEW

BABY LOVES TO PARTY! by Wednesday Kirwan
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 5, 2015

"Great for a birthday read and enjoyable all year long. (Board book. 1-2)"
A little one grabs a pair of shutter shades and gets a major groove on. Read full book review >

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MINERVA THE MONSTER by Wednesday Kirwan
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"Little ones will understand the many moods of Minerva and will cheer her return to her warm family. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Minerva the lovable Boston terrier returns in this comforting story about the glories and limits of imagination. Read full book review >

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NOBODY NOTICES MINERVA by Wednesday Kirwan
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"This smart tale relies upon humor rather than laborious preaching to get a timely message across. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A cantankerous terrier struggles to find her place in her family dynamic in this wryly funny tale. Read full book review >

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BABY LOVES TO BOOGIE! by Wednesday Kirwan
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 24, 2014

"Fans of Baby Loves to Rock will get a kick out of this infant's moves, but the humor is still too adult to pretend this is a book for actual babies. (Board book. 1-3)"
A baby and a bevy of animals demonstrate a variety of dance moves. Read full book review >

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BABY LOVES TO ROCK! by Wednesday Kirwan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 29, 2013

"Kirwan's style is energetic and enjoyable, and here's hoping she can find more developmentally appropriate material. (Board book. 1-3)"
Various animals and one baby show off their musical talents. Read full book review >

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YETI, TURN OUT THE LIGHT! by Greg  Long
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 27, 2013

"A well-told tale of nighttime collywobbles, suitable for framing. (Picture book. 3-5)"
When a yeti gets a case of the heebie-jeebies, then something clearly is amiss. Read full book review >

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GREEN SUEDE SHOES by Larry Kirwan
NON-FICTION
Released: March 17, 2005

"Reader-friendly memoir by an author equally at home on the page and on the stage."
With ambivalent Irish-American panache, a politically oriented rock musician recounts his life in County Wexford and New York City. Read full book review >

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LIVERPOOL FANTASY by Larry Kirwan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2003

"Moments of real vision, pathos and poetry, but never entirely convincing."
Cleverly conceived but sketchy first novel revisits John, Paul, George, and Ringo in an alternate 1987. Read full book review >

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Chewed Confessions by Cheryl Kirwan
Released: April 1, 2013

"Stories narrated by chewing gum might not be the next popular flavor of fiction, but this collection is sweet and endearing in its own way."
In Kirwan's debut, pieces of anthropomorphized chewing gum narrate a collection of linked short stories. Read full book review >

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PRIMATES OF PARK AVENUE by Wednesday Martin
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 2, 2015

"Sometimes funny but effective for the same reason a Birkin is: it's designed for a certain group of people, and likely them alone."
A look at the social rites and rituals of downtown Manhattan through the eyes of former New York Post contributor Martin (Stepmonster: A New Look at Why Real Stepmothers Think, Feel, and Act the Way We Do, 2009, etc.). Read full book review >

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66 METRES by J.F. Kirwan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 25, 2016

"A hearty mix of suspense, action, and a bit of espionage."
In this debut thriller, a Russian woman trying to save her sister races to retrieve a powerful device from its aquatic hiding spot. Read full book review >

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THE JEWEL OF LIFE by Anna Kirwan-Vogel
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 1991

"Still, the author knows her herbal and alchemical lore and creates vivid, scary monsters. (Fiction. 11-14)"
Old Crowe the apothecary/alchemist is fortunate in his new apprentice: young Duffy may be an unprepossessing orphan, but he displays both a lively curiosity and an unsuspected talent for magic. Read full book review >