Trumpty Dumpty Wanted a Crown

Trumpty Dumpty Wanted a Crown
Author: John Lithgow
Publsiher: Chronicle Books
Total Pages: 104
Release: 2020-09-29
ISBN 10: 1797209485
ISBN 13: 9781797209487
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Trumpty Dumpty Wanted a Crown Book Review:

Following the success of his New York Times bestseller Dumpty, award-winning actor, author, and illustrator John Lithgow presents a brand-new collection of satirical poems chronicling the despotic age of Donald Trump. Trumpty Dumpty Wanted a Crown is darker and more hard-hitting than ever. Lithgow writes and draws with wit and fury as he takes readers through another year of the shocking events involving Trump and his administration. His uproarious poems and illustrations encompass Trump's impeachment, the COVID-19 pandemic, the Black Lives Matter protests, and much more. Lithgow targets Mitch McConnell, Mike Pompeo, Bill Barr, Jared Kushner, Elaine Chao, and many others, but also includes a few heroes of the moment, including Anthony Fauci, Nancy Pelosi, Adam Schiff, and even Barack Obama. The book arrives at a time when it's needed most. With all-new poems and never-before-seen line drawings, Lithgow will once again make readers laugh and pause to remember some of the most defining moments in recent history—skewering the reign of King Dumpty one stanza at a time. Digital audio edition read by the author.

Dumpty

Dumpty
Author: John Lithgow
Publsiher: Chronicle Books
Total Pages: 112
Release: 2019-10-22
ISBN 10: 1797201409
ISBN 13: 9781797201405
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Dumpty Book Review:

New York Times Bestseller! Dumpty: The Age of Trump in Verse is Volume 1 of a satirical poetry collection from award-winning actor and bestselling author John Lithgow. Chronicling the last few raucous years in American politics, Lithgow takes readers verse by verse through the history of Donald Trump's presidency. • Lampoons the likes of Betsy DeVos, William Barr, Rudy Giuliani, and dozens more. • Illustrated from cover to cover with Lithgow's never-before-seen line drawings. • Draws inspiration from A. A. Milne, Lewis Carroll, Edward Lear, and even Mother Goose. • Great for fans of A Very Stable Genius by Mike Luckovich, Win Bigly: Persuasion in a World Where Facts Don't Matter by Scott Adams, and The Donald J. Trump Presidential Twitter Library by The Daily Show with Trevor Noah. The poems collected in Dumpty draw inspiration from A. A. Milne, Lewis Carroll, Edward Lear, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Mother Goose, and many more. A feat of laugh-out-loud lyrical storytelling, this timely volume is bound to bring joy to poetry lovers, political junkies, and Lithgow fans alike. Audio edition read by the author.

If You Give a Pig the White House

If You Give a Pig the White House
Author: Faye Kanouse
Publsiher: Castle Point Books
Total Pages: 32
Release: 2019-10-01
ISBN 10: 1250256429
ISBN 13: 9781250256423
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

If You Give a Pig the White House Book Review:

A coiffed and blustery pig has shoved his way into the White House! A cleverly worded and illustrated picture book, this is the adult parody of the beloved children’s cautionary tale, If You Give a Pig a Pancake. Watch in dismay as the presidential pig gets into trouble, binges on too much Fox News and fast food, and cavalierly threatens national security. If You Give a Pig the White House both lovingly caricatures the original children's book series and shows just what can happen when a greedy anti-hero tracks his hooves all over America.

Whose Boat Is This Boat

Whose Boat Is This Boat
Author: The Staff of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 24
Release: 2018-11-06
ISBN 10: 198212119X
ISBN 13: 9781982121198
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Whose Boat Is This Boat Book Review:

100% of The Late Show’s proceeds from this book go to hurricane relief. Whose Boat Is This Boat? Comments That Don’t Help in the Aftermath of a Hurricane is a picture book made entirely of quotations from President Donald Trump in the wake of Hurricane Florence. It is the first children’s book that demonstrates what not to say after a natural disaster. On September 19, 2018, Donald Trump paid a visit to New Bern, North Carolina, one of the towns ravaged by Hurricane Florence. It was there he showed deep concern for a boat that washed ashore. “At least you got a nice boat out of the deal,” said President Trump to hurricane victims. “Have a good time!” he told them. The only way his comments would be appropriate is in the context of a children’s book—and now you can experience them that way, thanks to the staff of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Whose Boat Is This Boat? is an excellent teaching tool for readers of all ages who enjoy learning about empathy by process of elimination. Have a good time!

A Very Stable Genius

A Very Stable Genius
Author: Mike Luckovich
Publsiher: ECW Press
Total Pages: 208
Release: 2018-09-04
ISBN 10: 177305368X
ISBN 13: 9781773053684
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A Very Stable Genius Book Review:

How do you poke fun at a man who’s so absurd he practically satirizes himself? Even two-time Pulitzer Prize–winning cartoonist Mike Luckovich admits it’s been a challenge covering the Cheeto-in-Chief in his internationally syndicated political cartoons. But Mike rose to the challenge, pulling no punches and stripping down Trump and his cronies with his signature wit and style. Covering Trump’s antics from the 2016 election through to the Mueller investigation, the cartoons in A Very Stable Geniustackle key moments in Trump’s political career, offering scathing insights on everything from his disastrous track record with women to his revolving-door cabinet to his suspiciously intimate relationship with a certain Russian leader. Woven through with searing commentary and personal anecdotes, Mike’s cartoons will shock and delight you, making you think as much as they make you laugh — when you’re not too busy being terrified.

High Crimes

High Crimes
Author: Michael D'Antonio,Peter Eisner
Publsiher: Thomas Dunne Books
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2020-10-20
ISBN 10: 1250766680
ISBN 13: 9781250766687
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

High Crimes Book Review:

Two award-winning journalists offer the most comprehensive inside story behind our most significant modern political drama: the House impeachment of Donald Trump. Having spent a year essentially embedded inside several House committees, Michael D'Antonio and Peter Eisner draw on many sources, including key House leaders, to expose the politicking, playcalling, and strategies debated backstage and to explain the Democrats' successes and apparent public failures during the show itself. High Crimes opens with Nancy Pelosi deciding the House should take up impeachment, then, in part one, leaps back to explain what Ukraine was really all about: not just Joe Biden and election interference, but a money grab and oil. In the second part, the authors recount key meetings throughout the run up to the impeachment hearings, including many of the heated confrontations between the Trump administration and House Democrats. And the third part takes readers behind the scenes of those hearings, showing why certain things happened the way they did for reasons that never came up in public. In the end, having illuminated every step of impeachment, from the schemes that led Giuliani to the Ukraine in 2016 to Fiona Hill's rebuking the Republicans' conspiracy theories, High Crimes promises to be Trump's Final Days.

Trumpty Dumpty Wanted a Wall

Trumpty Dumpty Wanted a Wall
Author: Dill Pickles
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 20
Release: 2019-01-10
ISBN 10: 9780578446745
ISBN 13: 057844674X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Trumpty Dumpty Wanted a Wall Book Review:

Trumpty Dumpty Wanted a Wall is a short illustrated politial satire based on President Trump. It is written in nusurey rhyme style, althought some of the content is suitable only for adults.

The Remarkable Farkle McBride

The Remarkable Farkle McBride
Author: John Lithgow
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 40
Release: 2011-09-20
ISBN 10: 144244245X
ISBN 13: 9781442442450
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Remarkable Farkle McBride Book Review:

In his first book, actor and musician John Lithgow introduces a memorable character, a fickle yet lovable child prodigy who brings the sounds and rhythms of an orchestra to sprawling visual life. With a double gatefold showing the entire orchestra, this is the ultimate book for the music lover in all of us.

Goodnight Trump

Goodnight Trump
Author: Erich Origen,Gan Golan
Publsiher: Little, Brown
Total Pages: 48
Release: 2018-11-13
ISBN 10: 031653112X
ISBN 13: 9780316531122
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Goodnight Trump Book Review:

Say goodnight to America's man-child-in-chief with this bestselling and wickedly funny parody. In the very classy room There was a golden mirror And a silver spoon And a broadcast of --A half-baked story from a fake newsroom . . . Goodnight Trump opens in the very classy golden bedroom of the White House, where it is bedtime for the 45th President of the United States. Readers can encourage this very stable genius to bid goodnight to some of his favorite treasures: a drawer overflowing with subpoenas, a Russian nesting doll that opens page by page to reveal a secret message, a thriving swamp just outside his window, and much more. Turn out the lights on Trump's America with this hilarious yet poignant call to action.

I Got Two Dogs

I Got Two Dogs
Author: John Lithgow
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 32
Release: 2011-09-20
ISBN 10: 1416982930
ISBN 13: 9781416982937
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

I Got Two Dogs Book Review:

John Lithgow sings one of his most popular songs, "I Got Two Dogs," in this e-book edition. The clever rhyming text tells of the narrator's two dogs who could not be more different—one is big, one is small, one barks quietly, while one has a loud and enthusiastic bark—but he loves them both the same. The bold graphic art style adds humor by revealing that the narrator's view of the dogs isn't exactly the way others might see them.

Shade

Shade
Author: Pete Souza
Publsiher: Little, Brown
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2018-10-16
ISBN 10: 0316421839
ISBN 13: 9780316421836
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Shade Book Review:

From Pete Souza, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Obama: An Intimate Portrait, comes a potent commentary on the Presidency -- and our country. As Chief Official White House Photographer, Pete Souza spent more time alongside President Barack Obama than almost anyone else. His years photographing the President gave him an intimate behind-the-scenes view of the unique gravity of the Office of the Presidency -- and the tremendous responsibility that comes with it. Now, as a concerned citizen observing the Trump administration, he is standing up and speaking out. Shade is a portrait in Presidential contrasts, telling the tale of the Obama and Trump administrations through a series of visual juxtapositions. Here, more than one hundred of Souza's unforgettable images of President Obama deliver new power and meaning when framed by the tweets, news headlines, and quotes that defined the first 500 days of the Trump White House. What began with Souza's Instagram posts soon after President Trump's inauguration in January 2017 has become a potent commentary on the state of the Presidency, and our country. Some call this "throwing shade." Souza calls it telling the truth. In Shade, Souza's photographs are more than a rejoinder to the chaos, abuses of power, and destructive policies that now define our nation's highest office. They are a reminder of a President we could believe in, and a courageous defense of American values.

Humpty Trumpty Hit a Brick Wall

Humpty Trumpty Hit a Brick Wall
Author: David Finkle
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 125
Release: 2018-04-16
ISBN 10: 9780998861753
ISBN 13: 0998861758
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Humpty Trumpty Hit a Brick Wall Book Review:

Rhyming verse tied to inaugural year of Trump presidency. 14 illustrations througout.

Piso Christ

Piso Christ
Author: Roman Piso,Jay Gallus
Publsiher: Trafford Publishing
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2010-07
ISBN 10: 142692996X
ISBN 13: 9781426929960
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Piso Christ Book Review:

Evidence shows the New Testament texts were not written by simple, non-royal subjects, but instead were created by extremely well-educated, royal Romans. In Piso Christ, author Roman Piso, with Jay Gallus, presents a new perspective to show that the creation of Christianity has different origins than previously taught. Through this collection of essays and articles, Piso shows that only a few individuals invented and built the Christian religion, and these same individuals authored the New Testament of the Christian Bible. Piso Christ addresses the issues of how these few people wielded that much power and how they were able to succeed. In this new book, Piso contends that the royalty wanted to protect their centuries-old institution of slavery upon which the empire functioned, lived, fed, and gained wealth. The royal people understood that knowledge was power and, therefore, did what they could to keep the masses ignorant and superstitious. Through research, Piso Christ shows that the god concept did not originate in what is represented in the Bible. It demonstrates how millions of people are being misled into accepting the concept of a god and how they live in fear of an unnatural belief.

Humpty Dumpty Lived Near a Wall

Humpty Dumpty Lived Near a Wall
Author: Derek Hughes
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 48
Release: 2020-01-07
ISBN 10: 1524793035
ISBN 13: 9781524793036
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Humpty Dumpty Lived Near a Wall Book Review:

"Wickedly, subversively brilliant." - Kirkus Reviews (Starred Review) "This book cracked me up and left a smile on my face (spoiler alert)" - Adam Rubin, #1 New York Times best-selling author of Dragons Love Tacos Looks like the wall has finally met its match. This classic tale gets a modern twist with a Humpty Dumpty for a new generation. "Humpty Dumpty lived near a wall..." begins this well-known fable. But this time Humpty is ready for battle, with a secret mission and a touch of mischief. Can all the King's horses and all the King's men help put Humpty together again? Or maybe the mission, no matter how small, is simply to question the point of a wall.

I m a Manatee

I m a Manatee
Author: John Lithgow
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 32
Release: 2007-05-22
ISBN 10: 0689854528
ISBN 13: 9780689854521
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

I m a Manatee Book Review:

A boy imagines that he is a manatee, sprinkling seaweed on his Raisin Bran-atee and dignifying his watery domain with his wit, sophistication, and urbanity.

Squeeze Me

Squeeze Me
Author: Carl Hiaasen
Publsiher: Vintage
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2021-05-11
ISBN 10: 052543528X
ISBN 13: 9780525435280
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Squeeze Me Book Review:

"If you could use some wild escapism right now, Hiaasen is your guy." --The New York Times From the author of Skinny Dip and Razor Girl, a hilarious, New York Times best-selling novel of social and political intrigues, set against the glittering backdrop of Florida's gold coast. WITH A NEW EPILOGUE At the height of Palm Beach's charity ball season, Kiki Pew Fitzsimmons, a prominent member of geriatric high society, suddenly vanishes during a swank gala. Kiki Pew was a founding member of the Potussies, a group of women dedicated to supporting the President, who spends half the year at the "Winter White House" just down the road. Meanwhile, Angie Armstrong, wildlife wrangler extraordinaire, is called to the island to deal with a monster-sized Burmese python that has taken residency in a tree. But the President is focused on the disappearance of Kiki Pew. Never one to miss an opportunity to play to his base, he immediately declares her a victim of rampaging immigrant hordes. This, it turns out, is far from the truth, which now lies in the middle of the road, where a bizarre discovery brings the First Lady's motorcade to a grinding halt. . . . Irreverent, ingenious, and uproariously entertaining, Squeeze Me perfectly captures the absurdity of our times.

The Toddler in Chief

The Toddler in Chief
Author: Daniel W. Drezner
Publsiher: University of Chicago Press
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2020-04-07
ISBN 10: 022671439X
ISBN 13: 9780226714394
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Toddler in Chief Book Review:

“It may be cold comfort in this chaotic era, but Americans should know that there are adults in the room. . . . And we are trying to do what’s right even when Donald Trump won’t.”—An anonymous senior administrative official in an op-ed published in a New York Times op-ed, September 5, 2018 Every president faces criticism and caricature. Donald Trump, however, is unique in that he is routinely characterized in ways more suitable for a toddler. What’s more, it is not just Democrats, pundits, or protestors who compare the president to a child; Trump’s staffers, subordinates, and allies on Capitol Hill also describe Trump like a small, badly behaved preschooler. In April 2017, Daniel W. Drezner began curating every example he could find of a Trump ally describing the president like a toddler. So far, he’s collected more than one thousand tweets—a rate of more than one a day. In The Toddler-in-Chief, Drezner draws on these examples to take readers through the different dimensions of Trump’s infantile behavior, from temper tantrums to poor impulse control to the possibility that the President has had too much screen time. How much damage can really be done by a giant man-baby? Quite a lot, Drezner argues, due to the winnowing away of presidential checks and balances over the past fifty years. In these pages, Drezner follows his theme—the specific ways in which sharing some of the traits of a toddler makes a person ill-suited to the presidency—to show the lasting, deleterious impact the Trump administration will have on American foreign policy and democracy. The “adults in the room” may not be able to rein in Trump’s toddler-like behavior, but, with the 2020 election fast approaching, the American people can think about whether they want the most powerful office turned into a poorly run political day care facility. Drezner exhorts us to elect a commander-in-chief, not a toddler-in-chief. And along the way, he shows how we must rethink the terrifying powers we have given the presidency.

Marsupial Sue

Marsupial Sue
Author: John Lithgow
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 40
Release: 2011-09-20
ISBN 10: 1442442441
ISBN 13: 9781442442443
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Marsupial Sue Book Review:

Sue doesn't want to be a kangaroo! She's sure there's something out there much better for her to be, so she goes off to explore. And sure enough, there are lots and lots of choices out there--but Sue's in for a surprise when she finally realizes that maybe a kangaroo is exactly what she wants to be.

What Really Happened to Humpty

What Really Happened to Humpty
Author: Jeanie Franz Ransom
Publsiher: Triangle Interactive, Inc.
Total Pages: 32
Release: 2018-03-29
ISBN 10: 1684446627
ISBN 13: 9781684446629
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

What Really Happened to Humpty Book Review:

Read Along or Enhanced eBook: A scrambled mess . . . Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. Or--as his brother Detective Joe Dumpty thinks--was he pushed? This case isn't all it's cracked up to be. Suspects are plenty (as are the puns) in this scrambled story of nursery rhyme noir. Was it Little Miss Muffet? There's something not right about her tuffet. Or could it have been Chicken Little, who's always been a little cagey? Or was it the Big Bad Wolf, who's got a rap sheet as long as a moonless night? Joe's on the beat and determined to find the truth. Readers of all ages will delight in the word play and hilarious illustrations in this mystery of what really happened to Humpty Dumpty on that fateful day.

Walking the Dog

Walking the Dog
Author: Elizabeth Swados
Publsiher: The Feminist Press at CUNY
Total Pages: 392
Release: 2016-05-16
ISBN 10: 1558619224
ISBN 13: 9781558619227
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Walking the Dog Book Review:

A “brilliant and layered” novel about a prodigy turned convict turned dog walker in her 40s from the celebrated author of My Depression: A Picture Book (Oprah.com). A former child prodigy and rich-girl, eighteen-year-old Ester is incarcerated after her kleptomania gets way out of hand. There, she is given the very gentile name Carleen (for her own protection) and for two decades, time is the enemy. When finally let loose onto the streets of New York, Carleen finds a job as a dog walker in Manhattan’s most elite neighborhoods. But despite her remarkable gift for canine communication, Carleen is determined to finally prove that she is a real person. To this end, she tries to reconnect with her estranged—and ferociously Orthodox—daughter. Amid the strained brunch dates, unsent letters, and the continuing trauma of prison, Carleen begins a slow and halting process of self-discovery. Strikingly funny and self-aware, this belated coming-of-age novel asks the question: How do you restart after crashing your first chance at life?