Search Results: "Klaas Verplancke"


BOOK REVIEW

APPLESAUCE by Klaas  Verplancke
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2012

"Reminiscent of Where the Wild Things Are in its visual transformations and emotional intensity, but with a more present and openly loving parent. (Picture book. 4-6)"
"My daddy has warm hands. His fingers taste like applesauce. I wish he had a thousand hands." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MAGRITTE’S APPLE by Klaas  Verplancke
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 13, 2016

"Absurdity at its best. (biographical note, selected works) (Picture book. 4-8)"
Magritte's brand of surrealism is inherently intriguing to children; Belgian artist Verplancke builds on that interest, inventing a playful narrative that explores his compatriot's subjects and style while showcasing his own formidable talent. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TIMO AND THE MAGICAL PICTURE BOOK by Rian  Visser
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 6, 2011

"Overall, Timo's interactive tale, like a colorful cupcake with just a smidge of icing, may lack appeal among the other, more fully frosted options available. (iPad storybook app. 4-7)"
A 2004 Dutch picture book about a little boy whose birthday gift delivers surprises receives an interactive update for an international audience. Read full book review >