Search Results: "Matteo Pericoli"


BOOK REVIEW

TOMMASO AND THE MISSING LINE by Matteo Pericoli
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 9, 2008

"A gem. (Picture book. 5-9)"
Tommaso always keeps a drawing in his pocket, one he made himself of his nonna's house on a hill, with both of them standing by the fig tree. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE TRUE STORY OF STELLINA by Matteo Pericoli
BIOGRAPHY
Released: March 14, 2006

"A beguiling, urban companion for Christine O'Connell George's Hummingbird Nest: A Journal of Poems (2004). (Picture book. 7-9)"
This tender free-verse poem commemorates a baby finch found on a Manhattan street corner by Holly, the author's future wife. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SEE THE CITY by Matteo Pericoli
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 10, 2004

"Just wonderful. (Picture book. 5-10)"
Several years ago the artist made two 37-foot-long pen-and-ink drawings, one of the East Side and one of the West Side of Manhattan. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 20, 2011

"James Bond it's not, but this book isn't quite like any other, and it makes a useful primer for anyone contemplating making a right livelihood along dangerous paths."
Pistono. Matteo Pistono. Buddhist superspy, teaching bad guys the disappointments that come from attachment. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 1998

"While this is an excellent visual reference for classical studies, with sweeping coverage, the text lacks the arresting qualities of a good narrative. (maps, diagrams, chronology, index) (Nonfiction. 8-10)"
An overview of the classical world that ranges from the Minoan civilizations (about 2000 b.c.) to the fall of the Roman Empire in a.d. 476. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SLEEPLESS NIGHTS AND KISSES FOR BREAKFAST by Matteo   Bussola
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: May 9, 2017

"Charming, 'near-daily snapshots' of fatherhood."
An Italian father reflects on raising three daughters. Read full book review >