Search Results: "Marine Ludin"


BOOK REVIEW

SNOW BEARS NEVER LIE by Said
by Said, illustrated by Marine Ludin, translated by David Henry Wilson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"A little awkward, but appealing in its uncommon language, unusual hero and kindly artwork. (Picture book. 2-6)"
A Swiss flight of fancy pairs a little girl with a big, white playmate. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THREE LITTLE PEAS by Marine Rivoal
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 3, 2014

"A spot of exquisite rest in an overstimulated world. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Evocative details make this simple story a quiet delight. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LIFE AND I by Elisabeth Helland Larsen
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2016

"Possibly the uncredited translation is what's at issue here…but children struggling with the presence or fear of death are unlikely to find relief in this elliptical treatment. (Picture book. 7-10)"
In this Norwegian import, Death, a shrouded, doll-like figure with flowers at its temple, explains its place in the scheme of things. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

I AM LIFE by Elisabeth Helland Larsen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 24, 2017

"A prettily packaged, accessible meditation. (Picture book. 5-9)"
Life, personified by a mythical, orange creature that seems to have both wings and fur, tells about how it spends its time on Earth. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE BUTTERFLY BOOK by Marine Locatelli
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 30, 2014

"Despite a few problems, Paolo's story is presented dynamically enough to keep even non-Francophile readers engaged. (iPad storybook app. 5-10)"
A boy's loneliness in a new home is cured in unexpected ways when writings of his get loose in this ode to passionate young writers. Read full book review >