Search Results: "Minfong Ho"


BOOK REVIEW

GATHERING THE DEW by Minfong Ho
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2003

"The author takes on this shocking slice of world history with the appropriate amount of detail and sensitivity for a young audience, but the difficult subject matter makes it better suited for more mature readers. (Fiction. 11-15)"
In this historical first-person narrative, Nakri Sokha, a 12-year-old girl living in the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh in 1975, has her world shattered overnight. Read full book review >

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THE CLAY MARBLE by Minfong Ho
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1991

"Touching, authentic, carefully wrought- -and with an unusually appealing jacket. (Fiction. 11-15)"
Drawing on her experience with a relief organization on the Thai border, Ho tells the story of a Cambodian family, fleeing the rival factions of the 80's while hoping to gather resources to return to farming in their homeland. Read full book review >

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PEEK! by Minfong Ho
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2004

"Young readers will delight in finding the little girl and her umbrella hiding in each luscious, sun-drenched scene. (Picture book. 3-6)"
From the Caldecott Honor-winning team of Hush! Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HUSH! by Minfong Ho
by Minfong Ho, illustrated by Holly Meade
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: March 1, 1996

"A sure winner. (Picture book. 2-6)"
From the author of A Clay Marble (1991), a charming, repetitive rhyme (subtitled ``A Thai Lullaby'') in which a mother shushes all the creatures, from a tiny mosquito to a huge elephant, in and around her thatch-roofed house so that her baby can sleep in the blue cloth hammock. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MAPLES IN THE MIST by Minfong Ho
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1996

"About the Poets'' section offers brief biographies. (Picture book/poetry. 6-9)"
A collection of tiny poems set against watercolors painted in the Chinese tradition. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GUESS WHO? by Jannie Ho
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 25, 2013

"Children old enough not to be frightened by masks should get a kick out of this. (Board book. 2-4)"
With die-cut holes for eyes and handles, readers can hold this board book, in its open state, up to their faces to create a variety of costumed personas. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LITTLE BUBBA LOOKS FOR HIS ELEPHANT by Jannie Ho
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 5, 2014

"Sturdy, engaging fun. (Board book. 1-3)"
This Tiny Tab book offers toddlers a playful interactive game of hide-and-seek with substantial, oversized tabs. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 14, 2010

"A beautifully designed book that combines Ho's sulfur diet suggestions with medical science, and offers plenty of recipes for readers to add to their cooking repertoire."
Ho's (Eat Your Way to Lighter Skin, 2008) new diet cookbook presents recipes designed to improve health and the vitality of the skin. Read full book review >

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UNLOCKING THE MYSTERY OF SKIN COLOR by Thiênna Ho
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 15, 2008

"An intriguing guide that might comfort readers who seek to fit social definitions of beauty."
A compelling theory about the chemistry of skin color that includes step-by-step advice for those who want to lighten their skin. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Dec. 31, 2012

"H.R. Giger meets Keith Haring, illuminated by the artist's engaging insight."
Part monograph, part manifesto, Baron's (El Paso, 1981) illustrated book presents an overview of his life's work creating "embellished fantasy images." Read full book review >