Search Results: "Giulia Natale"


BOOK REVIEW

FIND ME by Giulia Natale
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 28, 2013

"This cheery story will entertain young readers with pleasant rhymes, bright digital artwork and simple animated scenes. (Enhanced e-book. 4-7)"
Young fans of visual puzzles will enjoy this spot-the-difference enhanced e-book. Read full book review >

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OLYMPIA'S TALES by PaddyBooks
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 14, 2011

"Perhaps Olympia's tales will grow into something lovely, but this first installment lacks too much to spur further downloads. At least it's brief. (iPad storybook app. 2-6)"
Sunny illustrations and clever interactivity can't save this poorly translated storybook about a 6-year-old girl. Read full book review >

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MILLHOUSE by Natale Ghent
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 13, 2014

"A patchwork effort that makes neither hay of its protagonist's unusual talents nor much sense. (cast list) (Animal fantasy. 8-11)"
A hairless guinea pig with self-esteem issues sheds them after several adventures. Read full book review >

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NO SMALL THING by Natale Ghent
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2005

"Gorgeous writing, subtle characterizations and a few very good scenes make this book initially seem better than it is. (Fiction. 10-14)"
How much tragedy equals a pony? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 8, 2009

"Frustrations whisked into a tasty treat of a story."
Giada De Laurentiis meets Candace Bushnell in this debut memoir from romantically challenged yet resilient Melucci. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Reflections of an Irish Twin by Giulia daMaglia
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 10, 2013

"A memoir that will most interest the author's family and friends."
Debut author daMaglia looks back at her full life in a series of anecdotes peppered with advice, recommendations and song lyrics. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

KURAJ by Silvia Di Natale
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 10, 2006

"The back-and-forth between Western modern and Eastern sage sharpens a narrative full of good moments. Still, glacially paced and marked by long passages in which not much happens, it's not for the impatient."
Why do those strange Germans "live in houses with no holes in the roof? Why did they shut themselves of their own free will between brick walls?" So wonders the narrator of this ambitious but ponderous coming-of-age tale. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FOOD ATLAS by Giulia  Malerba
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2017

"A scrumptious concept but overcooked. (Nonfiction. 8-11)"
Picture the endless variety of foods that make up the world's menus. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FANTASY
Released: Aug. 1, 2007

"Teens young and old will enjoy these gothic tales. (Short stories/horror. 12-15)"
A slim volume of seven stories, ranging from shivery to downright chilling, meant to be told or read aloud. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE by Giulia Belloni
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 15, 2013

"Lovely bookmaking nicely complements this charming, light-as-a-feather tale of friendship and successful dreaming. (Picture book. 2-6)"
A ruminating ruminant puts a wolf to work in service of flight. Read full book review >