Books by Daniel Mizielinski

Released: March 1, 2018

"An amiable ramble past some of the quirkier highlights in the history of invention. (Nonfiction. 10-13)"
Descriptions of over three dozen historical inventions—a few of which, at least, have turned out to be not as harebrained as they may seem at first glance. Read full book review >
UNDER EARTH, UNDER WATER by Aleksandra Mizielinska
Released: Oct. 11, 2016

"A geo-hodgepodge, wearisome despite its planetary scope and a resolutely international outlook. (Informational picture book. 9-12)"
On oversized pages, top-to-bottom journeys through first our planet and then its oceans. Read full book review >
THE WORLD OF MAMOKO IN THE YEAR 3000 by Aleksandra Mizielinska
Released: March 11, 2014

"The Mizielinskis have crafted a civilization that is clever and compassionate, hardworking and fun-loving; it is a pleasure to inhabit and visit. (Picture book. 5-8)"
In this companion to Welcome to Mamoko (2013), the wordless, hunt-and-find scenes depict the next millennium. Only the settings are futuristic, however; the daily dramas are universal. Read full book review >
MAPS by Aleksandra Mizielinska
Released: Oct. 8, 2013

"Not a complete world, but rewarding fare nonetheless for both young cartografiends and armchair travelers. (Informational picture book. 6-12)"
A tourist atlas of sorts, in which maps of select countries are reduced to little more than natural and political borders to serve as backdrops for thousands of small images. Read full book review >
WELCOME TO MAMOKO by Aleksandra Mizielinska
Released: Sept. 10, 2013

"Brimming with the dramas of everyday life and placed in a setting of swirling curves and diagonal lines, this is a book that children will pick up frequently, following the directions and enjoying the detours. (Picture book. 5-8)"
This Polish import will undoubtedly be compared to Candlewick's search-and-find Waldo series, but the Mizielinskis have created a unique world that children will enter on its own merits. Read full book review >