Search Results: "Kite Edizioni Srl"


BOOK REVIEW

EACH TO HIS OWN! by Davide Cali
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 20, 2013

"No bells but maybe a few whistles and definitely some giggles. (iPad novelty app. 5-9)"
In this droll, wordless import, a dozen dogs or other animals are connected to as many walkers by, usually, very long leashes. Read full book review >

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BUFO'S MUSIC by Kite Edizioni Srl
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 19, 2012

"All toads considered, this is a story for the misfit in all of us. (iPad storybook app. 3-8)"
Music changes a toad's life. Read full book review >

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I CAN DO THIS by Satoe  Tone
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 3, 2012

"Head-scratching storyline aside, it's a beautiful book. Here's hoping Tone will continue to create stunning visual scenery and leave the writing to someone else. (iPad storybook app, 2-6)"
Bad writing sinks this perplexing story about a misfit bird. Read full book review >

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RED KITE, BLUE KITE by Ji-li Jiang
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 22, 2013

"Though this is told against the backdrop of a dark part of Chinese history, any child coping with separation from a loved one may find comfort in this story. (author's note) (Picture book. 5-8)"
Set during the Cultural Revolution in China, a heartwarming tale of a father and son whose love never stops soaring. Read full book review >

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KITE DAY by Will Hillenbrand
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2012

"This gentle and charming read-aloud will make young audiences 'awww' with delight. (Picture book. 3-6)"
In this breezy kite affair, the adorable duo of Bear and Mole is back again, reveling in nature. Read full book review >

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KITE FLYING by Grace Lin
by Grace Lin, illustrated by Grace Lin
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2001

"As cheerful as a breezy summer day. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A windy day offers the family from Dim Sum for Everyone! (2002) the perfect opportunity to build and fly a kite. Read full book review >

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MOONLIGHT KITE by Helen E. Buckley
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1997

"Primavera captures the magic of moonlight on the sea, candlelight on ancient stone, and kite tails snapping against a backdrop of stars. (Picture book. 5-10)"
A thoroughly captivating story from Buckley (``Take Care of Things,'' Edward Said, 1991, etc.) about three monks, the last of their order, who labor in lonely silence in a crumbling monastery on a hilltop, forgotten by the villagers below. Read full book review >

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BLUE SKY, YELLOW KITE by Janet A.  Holmes
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 15, 2017

"Conscience wins out, in the end, as does the willingness to forgive that waging peace requires. (Picture book. 6-9)"
A neighbor's soaring, swooping fish kite touches off a sharp conflict between desire and conscience in a young girl. Read full book review >

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THE KITE RUNNER by Khaled Hosseini
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 2, 2003

"Rather than settle for a coming-of-age or travails-of-immigrants story, Hosseini has folded them both into this searing spectacle of hard-won personal salvation. All this, and a rich slice of Afghan culture too: irresistible."
Here's a real find: a striking debut from an Afghan now living in the US. His passionate story of betrayal and redemption is framed by Afghanistan's tragic recent past. Read full book review >

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THE KITE PRINCESS by Juliet Clare Bell
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"Despite razzle-dazzle illustrations, this familiar tale does not take flight. (Picture book. 5-7)"
To pounding rhyme, Princess Cinnamon Stitch escapes from the confines of deportment into weeds, fleas and tree-climbing and then she transforms her parents. Read full book review >

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THE MARBLE KITE by David Daniel
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 18, 2005

"Daniel (Goofy Foot, 2004, etc.) still writes like a dream but lets his plot ramble."
A private eye's probe of a carnival murder lands him in the crosshairs of local power-brokers. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PING-LI’S KITE by Sanne te Loo
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2002

"With spare text and evocative illustration this handsome volume, first published in the Netherlands, will find an easy fit on the multicultural bookshelf. (Folktale. 4-8)"
Picture book newcomer te Loo retells a classic Chinese tale about a boy who decides to build the ultimate kite. Read full book review >