Search Results: "Manja Stojic"


BOOK REVIEW

ARE WE THERE YET? by Sam  Williams
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 5, 2013

"A measured counterattack for those parents planning on going anywhere with chronic complainers in tow. (Picture book. 4-8)"
If Make Way for Ducklings had been chock-full of whiny fowl, it might have looked like this thinly veiled metaphor of a family road trip. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

RAIN by Manya Stojic
Kirkus Star
by Manya Stojic, illustrated by Manya Stojic
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2000

"A delightful title from a talented newcomer. (Picture book. 3-6)"
An evocative depiction of the rain cycle in the African savannah marks Stojic's debut as writer and illustrator. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WET PEBBLES UNDER OUR FEET by Manya Stojic
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 9, 2002

"Bright and shining like the sea. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Traveling to the sea with her family, a little girl relives her mother's childhood on an island through her stories. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SNOW by Manya Stojic
by Manya Stojic, illustrated by Manya Stojic
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 12, 2002

"This snowfall is both exciting and peaceful. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Stojic (Hello World, above, etc.) paints this gentle anticipation and enjoyment of a snowfall in breezy, broad strokes. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2002

"Still, this is a good choice for fostering global awareness and children will enjoy meeting children from around the world in Stojic's joyful paintings. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A multicultural cast of children greets readers in Stojic's (Snow, below, etc.) expressive offering. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TIGER’S STORY by Harriet Blackford
ANIMALS
Released: March 12, 2007

"An author's note offers straightforward information about the plight of these beautiful wild animals. (Picture book. 3-6)"
An Indian tiger makes the passage from cub to adulthood. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ELEPHANT’S STORY by Harriet Blackford
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2008

"A good introduction to both elephants and empathy. (author's note) (Picture book/nonfiction. 3-6)"
This simple tale of the life of a herd of elephants, as told from the point-of-view of their newest arrival, teaches readers what it might be like to be one. Read full book review >