Books by Igor Oleynikov

THE KING WITH HORSE’S EARS by Batt Burns
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 3, 2009

"Folktale collections are low circulators for the intended readership, which makes this collection's shortcomings all the sadder. (introduction, glossary, sources) (Folktales. 9-11)"
Although he was born to the tradition, Burns's strong storytelling skills nevertheless too-frequently just simmer under the surface of this collection of Irish folktales, which lack the full power of his wit and timing. Read full book review >
ARTHUR AND GUEN by Jon Koons
BIOGRAPHY
Released: May 1, 2008

"This small bright light aside, the whole never comes together in any satisfying way. (Picture book. 6-8)"
A boy named Arthur meets a spunky princess named Guenevere in the woods, when both are supposed to be at a tournament. Read full book review >
MAHALIA MOUSE GOES TO COLLEGE by John Lithgow
ANIMALS
Released: March 27, 2007

"Lithgow to Harvard University's Class of 2005 is accompanied by a CD recording of his performance. (Picture book. 5-10)"
It's a gloomy day in Cambridge town when tiny Mahalia Mouse, trapped in a student's backpack whilst out on a food-finding mission for her pitiful little family, is transported to a strange, other world: academia, where she becomes a mouse on a mission! Read full book review >