Search Results: "Grayce Bochak"


BOOK REVIEW

THE GAMEMASTER by John Bochak
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1995

"This interesting fantasy neither recreates the history of chess nor provides a satifying alternative to role-playing games. (Picture book. 6-9)"
Readers who play Dungeons and Dragons or the card game Magic may be surprised to discover that the drama behind chess is similar to the games they enjoy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE LONG SILK STRAND by Laura Williams
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 1995

"Fine story, beautiful art, superior bookmaking. (Picture book. 6-9)"
Though set in old Japan, this tale of intergenerational love and memory will be meaningful to any child who has been close to a grandparent. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PAPER BOATS by Rabindranath Tagore
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 31, 1992

"Not an essential purchase, but an appealing idyll. (Poetry/Picture book. 3-8)"
Like Locker's paintings for a few words from Moby Dick (Catskill Eagle, p. 1091), a visual extension of a brief quote from a well-known author. ``Day by day,/I float my paper boats one by one,/Down the running stream,'' begins this quiet, gently philosophical poem by the winner of the 1913 Nobel Prize for Literature, who returned to teach in India after his British schooling. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SCOUT IS OUT by Grayce Presnar
Released: Jan. 15, 2015

"Kids will think twice before smooshing the next bug they see after reading this engaging story."
In Presnar's (Being Boots, 2014, etc.) children's book, an ant encounters scary creatures while searching a house for a safe place to live. Read full book review >