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Reviews:
Andreanna by S. L. Gilbow
The Angels of Morgan Hill by Donna VanLiere
Bark up the Right Tree by Jessie and Ruth Tschudin
Beware of Tigers by David Horowitz
Can You Spell Revolution? by Matt Beam
Dark Side of the Morgue by Raymond Benson
Falling Free by Lois McMaster Bujold
Fiction by Ara 13
Fool by Christopher Moore
Gambling for Good Mail by Evelyn Cole
Going Postal: Rage, Murder, and Rebellion by Mark Ames
The Heroes of Googley Woogley by Dalton James
The Letter by Richard Paul Evans
Naked Pictures of Famous People by Jon Stewart
An Ornithologist's Guide to Life by Ann Hood
Politics in Compassion by Jack Schauer
The Price of Silence by Deborah Ross
R is for Ricochet by Sue Grafton
Sea Wrack by Edward Jesby
South-Sea Idyls Charles Warren Stoddard
Sparks: How Parents Can Ignite the Hidden Strengths of Teenagers by Peter L. Benson
Stratosphere by Henry Garfield
The Take-Us by John Raymond Takacs
The Three Incestuous Sisters by Audrey Niffenegger
Three Shadows by Cyril Pedrosa
The Silent Man by Alex Berenson
Ulysses by James Joyce
Vigilante Witch Hunter by Gary Turcotte
Voices Under Berlin by THE Hill
The Willoughbys by Lois Lowry
Women in Business by Patricia Annino
The World I Never Made by James LePore



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5 stars: Completely enjoyable or compelling
4 stars: Good but flawed
3 stars: Average
2 stars: OK
1 star: Did not finish

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Comments for Beware of Tigers

Beware of TigersBeware of Tigers: 06/17/09

Beware of Tigers is written and illustrated by Dave Horowitz. It's set in New York and follows the adventures of Burp and Chirp, two street wise but wilds foolish birds.

When you live in the big city you don't expect to have run-ins with wild animals. Imagine Burp and Chirp's surprise when a third bird comes along warning of the impending arrival of a tiger!

Sure enough, a tiger arrives (on a bus!) and seeks to eat the birds. My children like to wiggle and pretend to be cats about to pounce just as the tiger is trying his best to charm the birds before pouncing.

I've been asked Beware of Tigers has a happy ending. Chirp and Burp survive their encounter with the tiger. The tiger gets a taste of his own medicine. The only ones who don't fare well are the worms at the beginning. There is some comedic violence but nothing frightening or graphic.

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Comment #1: Saturday, June, 13, 2009 at 11:15:25

Carrie, Reading to Know

A book title like that is hard to resist! It sounds quite creative.



Comment #2: Monday, June 15, 2009 at 10:55:52

Pussreboots

Both books are very creative. If recommend you start with The Sneakiest Pirates.