A spare assortment of sound effects and animations do little to improve a sketchy 2006 tale of alien contact.
Hardly has teenager Jenny Chang joined the century old Mars Colony than she falls into a canyon and is rescued by green, almond-eyed "Kaerians" who explain that they have been living underground since their planet's surface became uninhabitable millennia ago. Read full book review >
A select set of quiet yips, howls and giggles, plus the occasional blink or twitch of a nose, add fetching notes to an abbreviated trickster tale with Latin American antecedents.
Locked in portrait mode and framed in two or three sequential panels per screen, the illustrations feature a sinuous, sinister-looking coyote and a canny young rabbit with outsized ears. Read full book review >