Search Results: "Daniela Jaglenka Terrazzini"


BOOK REVIEW

THE SEEING STICK by Daniela Jaglenka Terrazzini
Released: Sept. 14, 1977

"The pictures are spare and diaphanous, like the text, but so singular in their imagery as to freight the story with suggestion—without offsetting its fragility."
A wispy, sentimental story about a blind princess in Peking and a tattered old man who, employing the "seeing stick" on which he carves the elements of his stories and her environment, teaches her to see with the "eyes" on her fingertips. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2009

"A fourth volume in the author's Explorers series, Animals Charles Darwin Saw (ISBN: 978-0-8118-5049-0, illustrated by Zina Saunders), appeared in February 2009 in conjunction with Darwin's 200th anniversary. (glossary, for more information, index) (Nonfiction. 7-10)"
In the late 13th century, 17-year-old Marco Polo set out for Cathay (China) with his father and uncle. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE WIKKELING by Steven  Arntson
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 14, 2011

"Provocative and offbeat. (Fantasy. 10-14)"
The low-key dystopia pictured in this inventive tale may not strike a chill into the hearts of young readers, but it's sure to disconcert adults. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

IN THE LAND OF ELVES by Daniela Drescher
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2017

"A visually charming peek into the secret life of elves. (Picture book. 4-7)"
From spring to winter, elves pursue hidden seasonal activities. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PIPPA AND PELLE IN THE WINTER SNOW by Daniela Drescher
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2015

"Those with extra money in their budgets should go ahead and buy it. Otherwise, skip. (Board book. 2-5)"
Pippa and Pelle have fun on a winter day while also encountering some of the animals in their neighborhood. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LILY THE LITTLE PRINCESS by Daniela Drescher
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2013

"The gentle undercurrent of the search for a soul mate should resonate with even very young children, and the glorious dandelions, snails, raspberries and apple blossoms deserve repeated visits. (Picture book. 4 -7)"
This sweet, small and simple German import will probably make children, especially girls, smile. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ANYONE’S LOVE STORY by Daniela Bayer
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: June 1, 2011

"A valuable read for those who love poetry and self-help books—and those looking for answers in a world darkened by the absence of love."
Much like life, love is not a destination; by using poetry to depict the stages of the relationship cycle, Bayer writes her way to the answers along that journey. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE TEMPLE OF LIGHT by Daniela Piazza
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 9, 2015

"It's Dickens-meets-New-Age-fantasy, but it's an effort that may not fully satisfy fans of either genre."
Piazza debuts with complex historical fiction linking Celtic mysticism to the medieval construction of Milan's Santa Maria Nascente Cathedral. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HUNGER AND THIRST by Daniela Kuper
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2004

"A little too heartfelt for its own good: Kuper's story suffers badly from plodding along too slowly, too obsessively, and from not really going anywhere in the end."
An impressionistic yet hardly fleet-footed debut about a Jewish girl coming of age in the '50s. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHERRY TIME by Daniela Bunge
by Daniela Bunge, illustrated by Daniela Bunge, translated by Kathryn Bishop
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2007

"Bunge's whimsical illustrations with their charmingly European flavor and dramatic use of perspective to emphasize the isolation of the shy are the perfect complement to this quiet story of reaching out to touch someone. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Shyness controls a small boy's life until he finds a friend. Read full book review >