Search Results: "Pavla Kleinová"


BOOK REVIEW

MAYA, AZTECS AND INCAS by Oldrich Ruzicka
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2011

"Reductionist history in an unnecessary novelty format. (Informational novelty. 8-11)"
A miscellaneous collection of factlets about three pre-Columbian civilizations are presented on board pages suggesting a Mesoamerican step pyramid in this latest title in the publisher's "shape book" series. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

AMAZING ANIMAL FRIENDSHIPS by Pavla Hanácková
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2017

"Neither fish nor fowl….(Informational picture book. 5-8)"
Some readers might be familiar with birds that remove troublesome insects from large animals' hides and maybe with wrasses and other animals that remove parasites from larger fish, but most will not have been exposed to the range of species and complexity of interactions that are described in this innocent-seeming picture book. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LITTLE NOTHING by Marisa Silver
Released: Sept. 13, 2016

"Disappointing and often just kind of gross."
A postmodern fable by the award-winning author of Mary Coin (2013) and The God of War (2008). Read full book review >