Search Results: "Jairo Buitrago"


BOOK REVIEW

JIMMY THE GREATEST! by Jairo Buitrago
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 15, 2012

"Eye-opening inspiration in this unassuming import from Colombia. (Picture book. 6-8)"
In a thought-provoking twist on the usual immigrant story, a village lad elects to stay put. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WALK WITH ME by Jairo Buitrago
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 14, 2017

"Emotionally resonant in the loveliest of ways. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A lion accompanies a child on a walk home during a day in the city in this wistful tale of parental absence. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TWO WHITE RABBITS by Jairo Buitrago
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 13, 2015

"In leaving readers with much to wonder about, the book packs the most powerful of punches. (Picture book. 4-10)"
"When we travel, I count what we see," this little girl tells readers. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SEÑORA HONEYCOMB by Fanny Buitrago
Released: Feb. 28, 1996

"Vivaciously translated, Buitrago's novel occasionally veers into bad taste, but this sassy, lighthearted romp is well worth reading: a celebration of love and lust, innocence and sensuality, from a colorful, powerfully female perspective."
Colombian author Buitrago's second novel—her first to be published in translation—is a bawdy, hilarious soap opera of unrequited love and the magical power of sexuality. Read full book review >