Search Results: "Fulvio Tomizza"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 1, 1991

"Unnourishing."
The first of Italian novelist/historian Tomizza's 22 works to be translated into English, this is the creepy tale of a 17th- century religious ascetic caught on the borderline between intense devotion and self-deception. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TOO MUCH GARBAGE by Fulvio Testa
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2001

"This may make a good discussion-starter, especially with younger children, but such calls to action as Christopher Cheng's One Child (1999) or Loreen Leedy's Great Trash Bash (1991) convey the problem, and possible responses to it, in more urgent, convincing ways. (Picture book. 5-7)"
Hints of playfulness are squashed beneath the message in this trite consciousness-raiser. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CAT AND MOUSE AND SOMETHING TO DO by Fulvio Testa
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 15, 1998

"All suggestions culminate in the last page, where the mystery lifts, inevitably, and the enormously appealing adventure has just begun. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A curious little book that treats the imagination as a yo-yo, expertly played by Testa. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PINOCCHIO by Carlo Collodi
by Carlo Collodi, illustrated by Fulvio Testa, translated by Geoffrey Brock
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 9, 2012

"Parents and libraries should welcome this edition, appealing and accessible for 21st-century children. (Fantasy. 8-14)"
An old favorite—the adventures of a wooden puppet whose good heart earns him the right to be a real boy—in a newly illustrated edition of a relatively new translation. Read full book review >