Books by Teresa Mlawer

SOL by Carol Thompson
Kirkus Star
by Carol Thompson, illustrated by Carol Thompson, translated by Teresa Mlawer
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2017

"Indeed, whatever the weather, one can always have fun. (Board book. 1-3)"
One of a charming set of books that explore different kinds of weather from a toddler's point of view. Read full book review >
GOLDILOCKS AND THE THREE BEARS/RICITOS DE ORO Y LOS TRES OSOS by Teresa Mlawer
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2015

"A pleasant reprise of the familiar. (Bilingual picture book/fairy tale. 3-6)"
The timeless fairy tale is retold with a bilingual text featuring the traditional players and a slightly extended conclusion. Read full book review >
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2004

"Almost certainly a perennial favorite, this bilingual edition helps strapped budgets go farther. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Originally an English-only text, this new version of Carlson's cheery look at a new kindergartner's excitement is a welcome revision. Read full book review >
JUAN QUEZADA by Shelley Dale
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2003

"Libraries that have the first book on Quezada will want this one, too. (Picture book/biography. 7-10)"
The second children's picture book within a year about the famed potter, Juan Quezada of the village of Mata Ortiz, Chihuahua, Mexico, this one is very different from The Pot that Juan Built, by Nancy Andrews-Goebel, illustrated by David Diaz (2002). Read full book review >
THE PERFECT PIÑATA, LA PIÑATA PERFECTA by Kelli Kyle Dominguez
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2001

"While the storyline isn't especially inspired, the translation serves as an engaging counterpoint, making this a solid addition to multicultural and ESL collections. (Picture book. 5-8)"
A week before her sixth birthday, Marisa's mother takes her to pick out a piñata. Read full book review >
FREDERICK by Leo Lionni
Kirkus Star
illustrated by Leo Lionni, translated by Teresa Mlawer
Released: April 14, 1967

"The conclusion may disappoint children who expect something snappier but the medium mandates the message—an old stone wall in subtle striated shades bordering a flowering field; rotund mice with big expressive eyes; a golden brown harvest of nuts and wheat; the becomingly blushing Frederick bowing at the end—all evoked with Mr. Lionni's customary expertise."
Words sustain where substance fails —specifically, the "golden glow" of the sun, the colors of the summer countryside, recalled by Frederick, the sedentary mouse, who prepares for winter by gathering impressions while his cohorts are busy gathering supplies. Read full book review >