Search Results: "Giuliano Ferri"


BOOK REVIEW

THE SNOWBALL by Giuliano Ferri
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2015

"Emphasizing collaboration and creativity, this lovely little board book is a wonderful wintertime selection for toddlers and preschoolers. (Board book. 1-3)"
A group of friends turns a snowball disaster into some spontaneous fun. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PEEKABOO! by Giuliano Ferri
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2015

"Simple and lovely, this interactive offering would make a delightful addition to any board-book collection for infants and toddlers. (Board book. 1-3)"
Infants and toddlers are invited to engage in a game of peekaboo with an assortment of cuddly critters. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BRICK BY BRICK by Giuliano Ferri
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 5, 2016

"Touching and timely. (Board book. 2-4)"
In this story without words, a band of anthropomorphic critters finds a better use for a brick wall than the usual one. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LUKE & THE LITTLE SEED by Giuliano Ferri
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2015

"Readers will appreciate seeing the good things that come to those who wait, watch, and water. (Picture book. 3-8)"
What could be a better gift for a wee mouse than a mysterious gift that promises both something delicious to eat and branches to climb and play on? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MAMA BEAR, LITTLE BEAR by Mania Kaplanoglou
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2016

"There's much to identify with in this gentle, perceptive book, no matter the gender or species. (Picture book. 3-8)"
Kaplanoglou pokes light fun at the yin/yang of the mother/daughter experience. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ANT AND GRASSHOPPER by Luli Gray
ANIMALS
Released: March 8, 2011

"Would that all morals were so joyful. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A retelling of the evergreen Aesop fable jauntily adds detail both in the telling and the illustrations. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

JONAH'S WHALE by Eileen Spinelli
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2012

"A spiritually satisfying whale of a tale. (Picture book. 4-9)"
The familiar biblical story is told from the perspective of the swallowing whale. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE STORY OF NOAH AND THE ARK by Michael McCarthy
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2001

"It's too bad the text doesn't live up to the illustrations. (Picture book. 4-7)"
The story of Noah's ark is told in rhyming verse that doesn't quite sing. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SMALL WONDERS by Matthew Clark Smith
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 12, 2015

"Long before Yogi Berra said, 'You can observe a lot by watching,' Fabre proved it so. (historical note, timeline, author's note, annotated source list) (Picture book/biography. 9-11)"
The rewards of simply taking time to bend down for a closer look are celebrated in this tribute to the great French entomologist. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A TASTE OF FREEDOM by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 11, 2014

"A gentle introduction to Gandhi's remarkable work. (map, resource list). (Picture book. 4-9)"
An old man recalls the extraordinary time when, as a young boy, he joined an older brother in following Mahatma Gandhi on his long march to gather salt from the sea. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SMALL CAMEL FOLLOWS THE STAR by Rachel W.N. Brown
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 1, 2007

"While one might quibble that the Wise Men would not have had codex volumes next to their scrolls as Balthazar does, this is a lovely approach to an age-old story. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Small Camel and his mama belong to Balthazar, "a wise and wealthy man." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE LEGEND OF ST. NICHOLAS by Anselm Grün
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 8, 2014

"Visually attractive but unlikely to appeal broadly. (Picture book/religion. 5-8) "
An introduction to the life of an early saint historically revered by both Eastern Orthodox and Western Christian traditions. Read full book review >