Search Results: "Isol"


BOOK REVIEW

IT’S USEFUL TO HAVE A DUCK by Isol
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2009

"Gently mind-bending, this playful Mexican import, packaged in a slipcase, will get readers thinking. (Novelty. 3-7)"
Why on earth is it useful to have a duck? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NOCTURNE DREAM RECIPES by Isol
by Isol, illustrated by Isol
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"A clever idea, but one that is better suited to older readers as a gift book than to young children's bedtime routines. (Novelty. 10-14)"
This innovative title puts a spin on bedtime reading but ends up being more of a gift book with an interesting premise than a children's picture book that can deliver on its promise. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DAYTIME VISIONS by Isol
Kirkus Star
by Isol, illustrated by Isol, adapted by Isol, Elisa Amado
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 7, 2016

"A visionary alphabet book that seeks to introduce not only letters, but nuanced narratives to eager, unfettered young minds. (Picture book. 3-8)"
Forget A is for Apple. Here letters appear alongside delightfully ambiguous artwork and phrasing, offering up multitudes of interpretations and variations of story. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE MENINO by Isol
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 13, 2015

"Children expecting a new sibling might take some wisdom here, but it may find its most natural audience in new parents, who can use it as both a primer and a comfort object. (Picture book. 5-8, adult)"
The trope that imagines a baby as an exotic creature—or perhaps even an alien—is taken to full and nearly irresistible flower in this picture book for those expecting new babies. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DOGGY SLIPPERS by Jorge Luján
by Jorge Luján, illustrated by Isol, translated by Elisa Amado
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2010

"Poetic pet snapshots packaged with panache and translated with aplomb. (Picture book/poetry. 2-5)"
Using suggestions from kids in Mexico and Argentina, Luján crafts this refreshing collection of 12 free-verse poems about children's pets. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NUMERALIA by Jorge Luján
by Jorge Luján, illustrated by Isol, translated by Susan Ouriou
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 18, 2014

"A whimsical invitation for children to become likewise 'lost in daydreams.' (Picture book. 6-9)"
An imagination stretcher disguised as a 1-10 counting book. Read full book review >