Search Results: "Moyna Chitrakar"


BOOK REVIEW

SITA'S RAMAYANA by Samhita Arni
FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"A valuable piece of historical literature brought to the forefront for thoughtful new readers. (Graphic novel. 12 & up)"
A vibrantly illustrated graphic-novel retelling of an ancient Indian legend. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE ENDURING ARK by Gita Wolf
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 14, 2013

"A gorgeous re-envisioning of an old, old story. (Picture book/art book. 3 & up)"
A fresh take on an enduring tale retells the story of Noah and Na'mah and the great flood. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A VILLAGE IS A BUSY PLACE! by V. Geetha
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 13, 2017

"A clever format and appealing content provide a joyful glimpse at another culture. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Designed to suggest a scroll created by the Patuas, an artisan community in West Bengal, this title presents a day in the life of the Santhal people—an indigenous Indian people. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MONKEY PHOTO by Gita Wolf
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 2010

"Despite this quibble, the spirited monkey and his friends lend themselves to a very satisfying story. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Mr. Monkey—usually the subject of tourists' photos—becomes the photographer in this playful animal tale. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

I SEE THE PROMISED LAND by Arthur Flowers
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 1, 2013

"In the end, it feels more like experimental performance art than biography. (editorial notes) (Graphic biography. 15 & up)"
A new edition of a 2010 graphic telling of the life of Martin Luther King Jr. via Patua scroll paintings. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE PATUA PINOCCHIO by Carlo Collodi
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2015

"A thought-provoking if not particularly successful experiment. (afterword) (Fantasy. 11-13)"
Illustrations done in a style indigenous to West Bengal test the universality of Collodi's classic puppet-to-boy tale. Read full book review >