Search Results: "Kestutis Kasparavicius"


BOOK REVIEW

ADVENTURE
Released: Dec. 1, 2002

"All the bears have perfect posture, and in fact the illustrator's style has a strong vertical orientation, with an old-fashioned, folk-art feeling and a posed quality to the bears as though they were all standing very still for the artist to get them just right. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Kasparavicius (The Little Match Girl, not reviewed, etc.) introduces a large family of bears who decide to take a world tour to celebrate Christmas. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

STRAWBERRY DAY I by Kestutis Kasparavicius
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 3, 2011

"Well worth the whimsical excursion. (iPad storybook app. 6-10)"
Strawberry-haunted crocodiles, mischievous hares, home-hungry worms, operatic pigs and high society cats captivate and delight in this six-story app set. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SAINT VALENTINE by Ann Tompert
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Nov. 1, 2004

"A lovely valentine. (Picture book/biography. 6-9)"
Tompert has done an expert job of weaving the tiny strands of fact about the life of Saint Valentine with the lovely legends that have grown around his name into a bright volume that also provides a glimpse into Roman life and Christian persecution. Read full book review >

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THE PIED PIPER OF PERU by Ann Tompert
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2001

"A wonderful intersection of history and myth. (Picture book. 6-8)"
A brave little mouse teams up with Brother Martin to find a way for the mice to live in harmony with the human residents of the priory. Read full book review >

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BROTHER BARTHOLOMEW AND THE APPLE GROVE by Jan Cheripko
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2004

"Not very good for children, nor for adults either. (Picture book. 6-8)"
A sweetly drawn morality tale with a mixed, muddled, and overstated message. Read full book review >