Search Results: "Aleksandra Mizielinska"


BOOK REVIEW

UNDER EARTH, UNDER WATER by Aleksandra Mizielinska
CHILDREN'S
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 >

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THE WORLD OF MAMOKO IN THE YEAR 3000 by Aleksandra Mizielinska
CHILDREN'S
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 >

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WELCOME TO MAMOKO by Aleksandra Mizielinska
CHILDREN'S
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 >

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Rikis by Aleksandra Kuburovic
Released: June 19, 2015

"The touching wartime account of a separated family and their joyful reunion."
A girl worries about her father and pet bird, trapped by war, in this touching debut picture book by Kuburovic, based on her own experiences as a child in Sarajevo. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 31, 2016

"Aimed at analytical readers, this no-nonsense book delivers basic help for cheerfully navigating the material world."
A debut memoir and guide offers an approach to clearing the mind and filling the heart. Read full book review >