Search Results: "Sarah Tsiang"


BOOK REVIEW

THE NIGHT CHILDREN by Sarah Tsiang
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 2015

"Imaginative but eerie; the illustrations demand sturdy as well as fanciful readers. (Picture book. 5-8)"
A picture book about the antics of the imaginary night children. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE STONE HATCHLINGS by Sarah Tsiang
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"Tsiang portrays the life cycle of imagination with a deft touch; Leng's pictures capture both mirth and motion. Lovely. (Picture book 3-5)"
Can a girl's imagination turn stones into eggs? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DOGS DON'T EAT JAM AND OTHER THINGS BIG KIDS KNOW by Sarah Tsiang
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"It is all just too jumbled to succeed as a charming older-sibling book. (Picture book. 3-6)"
An older sister prattles on to her newborn sibling about all the things to learn in the world. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A FLOCK OF SHOES by Sarah Tsiang
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2010

"This whimsical tale is sure to beguile anyone who has ever outgrown a much-loved pair of shoes. (Picture book. 4-8)"
An imaginative look at just what happens to all those outgrown and worn-out but still beloved shoes. Read full book review >

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SEE THE WORLD THROUGH SCARLET-TINTED GLASSES
by Mandy Curtis

BOOK REPORT for Beneath the Shine by Sarah Fine

Cover Story: Beneath … the Shine
BFF Charms: Eventually, With Benefits
Swoonworthy Scale: 4
Talky Talk: Politechs
Bonus Factor: The Scarlet Pimpernel
Factor: Politics
Anti-Bonus Factor: Needs a Glossary
Relationship Status: Concerned Constituent

Cover Story: Beneath … the Shine

This cover is a little on the nose. It’s pretty, and the ...


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SARAH DUNN
by Megan Labrise

Somewhere along the line in Lucy and Owen’s marriage, the sex tapered off. The makeup, high heels, and date nights went out the window. The poop wound up on the wall. Again.

“Why is there poop on the wall again?” Sarah Dunn writes in The Arrangement, a big, bawdy comic novel (starred review) set in the fictional Hudson Valley ...


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BOOK REVIEW

BLACK AND WHITE NIGHTY-NIGHT by Sarah Jones
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2015

"Easy, rhythmic text and appealing, high-contrast illustrations on sturdy board pages make this a sweet and suitable addition to lap-time programs or baby's nighttime routine. (Board book. 6 mos.-2)"
A little owlet says goodnight to all the animals on the farm. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BUCKLE AND SQUASH by Sarah Courtauld
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 5, 2015

"Young readers will laugh themselves silly. (Fantasy. 7-10)"
Two sisters living in the Middle of Nowhere get involved in a dangerous plot in this debut fantasy from England. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FIRST DAY AT ZOO SCHOOL by Sarah Dillard
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2014

"Can opposites be friends? Yes, but real friendship is not the one-way street depicted here. (Picture book. 5-7)"
Dillard explores friendship between two opposites. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BATTY by Sarah Dyer
by Sarah Dyer, illustrated by Sarah Dyer
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"A sweet, if not particularly memorable adventure in perspective. (Picture book. 3-6)"
How can a body get attention while hanging upside down? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DAVE AND VIOLET by Sarah Adams
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"A fitting fable for the very young about friendship and diversity. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Violet's best friend Dave has a hard time fitting in. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WAGGLE by Sarah McMenemy
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2003

"The art is all big, bright, simple shapes against vibrant monochromatic backgrounds, with just a few details sketched in; Rosie and her father never lose their fond smiles (Mom perhaps wisely, is absent), and young readers, too will instantly adore this doggy dynamo. (Picture book. 6-8)"
McMenemy mixes broad strokes of paint with big pieces of torn paper in a debut that seems to wiggle with the same enthusiasm as the tail of the puppy-from-hell she portrays. Read full book review >