Search Results: "Friederike Rave"


BOOK REVIEW

OUTFOXING THE FOX by Friederike Rave
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2010

"The author keeps everything lighthearted, and her boldly outlined illustrations work on readers like a charm, from their sophisticated colors to their strong narrative flow to the strange hen that busily whitewashes part of each page to show off the text against a bright backdrop. (Picture book. 5-8)"
There is a snug irresistibility to Rave's book, a modesty and economy that give it an immediately comforting, small-town feeling. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ANNA’S WISH by Bruno Hächler
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2009

"Rave's illustrations in this wee Swiss fable evoke Erik Blegvad's in precision, palette and understated whimsy—they, like Hächler's text and Anna's wish, have just the right magic touch. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Anna has never seen the snow; her mother hasn't seen it since she was Anna's age. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 14, 2006

"A wise and witty display of one relationship's hits and misses."
A mother and son recount the latter's coming out with humor and aplomb. Read full book review >