Search Results: "Will Schwalbe"


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BOOKS FOR LIVING by Will Schwalbe
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 27, 2016

"In an age when the number of readers is declining, a delightful book like this might just snare a few new recruits."
A self-help book about books. Read full book review >

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THE END OF YOUR LIFE BOOK CLUB by Will Schwalbe
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 2, 2012

"In a heartfelt tribute to his mother, Schwalbe illustrates the power of the written word to expand our knowledge of ourselves and others."
Schwalbe (co-author: Send: The Essential Guide to Email for Office and Home, 2007) chronicles his book-related conversations with his mother after she was diagnosed with advanced pancreatic cancer. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 1996

"A thoughtful inside look at a phenomenon that will give both opponents and proponents of the men's movement cause to reconsider."
A sociologist's sympathetic account of a much-maligned movement. Read full book review >

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FAIRY TALES FOR LITTLE FOLKS by Will Moses
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 2015

"A folksy visual treatment of tales for little folks. (Picture book/fairy tales. 5-8)"
Moses' signature folk-art style is ideally suited to his retellings of five well-known fairy tales. Read full book review >

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COCK-A-DOODLE CHRISTMAS! by Will Hillenbrand
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"Hillenbrand's illustrations in gouache, ink and collage feature large animals in deep earth tones contrasting well with the two appealing roosters in brilliant hues. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Hillenbrand offers an amusing and original Christmas story for younger children, with the familiar setting of the stable in Bethlehem and a cast of farm animals. Read full book review >

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LOUIE! by Will Hillenbrand
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2009

"His prose, however, though clearly a heartfelt homage, strains to wrestle Bemelmans's biography into a playfully childlike story with only limited success. (Picture book. 6-8)"
The artistic journey of a porcine Parisian painter. Read full book review >

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HERE WE GO ROUND THE MULBERRY BUSH by Will Hillenbrand
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2003

"A useful addition to the genre. (Picture book. 3-6)"
In a nursery song adaptation that's meant to be sung aloud, a little pig tells about his first day at Mulberry School. Read full book review >

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SPRING IS HERE by Will Hillenbrand
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2011

"A sweet, simple tale of the lengths we all go to in the name of friendship…and spring. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Mole is absolutely thrilled that spring has finally arrived. Read full book review >

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Toro! by Frank C. Schwalbe
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 17, 2015

"Shines a light on criminal and bureaucratic complexities in an unusual, poignant narrative that would benefit from a more polished style."
A stripper becomes a med student after suffering a near-fatal attack by the titular Toro, but the past has an odd way of resurfacing. Read full book review >