Search Results: "Fumi Kosaka"


BOOK REVIEW

LET’S COUNT THE RAINDROPS by Fumi Kosaka
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2001

"Each page is a delight, and each small poem a winner in this collection that will appeal to young children and their caregivers no matter what the weather. (Poetry/picture book. 3-7)"
An unusual art technique involving acrylics applied with dry brushes to a surface prepared with sponge rollers gives this delightful collection of weather poems a distinctive look. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

IF YOU’LL BE MY VALENTINE by Cynthia Rylant
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2004

"The text and illustrations are a fine match, making this an excellent addition to holiday collection. (Picture book. 3-8)"
"If you'll be my valentine / I'll kiss you on the nose / I'll scratch your ears / and rub your head / and pet your little toes," writes a young boy to his kitten. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BUBBLES, BUBBLES by Kathi Appelt
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

"Jolly fun for little ones. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A dip in the tub is cause for celebration in this effervescent addition to the Harper Growing Tree series. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

UNDER MY HOOD I HAVE A HAT by Karla Kuskin
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2004

"The text is short and simple enough to use with toddlers who are just beginning to listen to real stories, but the rhyme, rhythm, and attractive illustrations on lime-green backgrounds will also appeal to older preschoolers and even beginning readers. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Kuskin's short, catchy poem (first published in 1964) about bundling up for winter weather serves as the text in this simple, sweet story about a little girl and her dog playing in the snow. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BUSY, BUSY MOUSE by Virginia Kroll
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2003

"Effortless toddler storytime material. (Picture book. Toddler-3)"
The nighttime rituals of their resident mouse parallel a young family's daily routine. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE TRANSLATION OF LOVE by Lynne Kutsukake
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 5, 2016

"A vivid delight chronicling a fascinating—and little-discussed—chapter in world history."
Through an elegant web of interconnected storylines, Kutsukake's absorbing debut brings American-occupied postwar Tokyo to life. Read full book review >