Search Results: "Sergio García Sánchez"


BOOK REVIEW

LOST IN NYC by Nadja Spiegelman
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 7, 2015

"Required reading for anyone, tourist or resident, mystified by or anxious about using arguably the greatest public-transportation system on the planet. (further reading) (Graphic picture book. 7-10)"
A student new to both New York City and subways loses his class on the way to the Empire State Building. Read full book review >

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HEY, RABBIT! by Sergio Ruzzier
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2010

"Their satisfied imaginations fill whole pages, and friendship emanates from every wriggle. (Picture book. 4-8)"
The twin powers of friendship and imagination are stunningly portrayed with utter simplicity. Read full book review >

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THIS IS NOT A PICTURE BOOK by Sergio Ruzzier
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 3, 2016

"This is a (great) picture book! (Picture book. 4-8)"
A metafictive delight of a picture book. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 4, 2011

"For Sánchez fans and those unafraid to fire up their taste buds like a pro."
Popular Food Network personality, restaurant owner and executive chef Sánchez (La Comida del Barrio, 2003) infuses personal history and big flavors into more than a dozen fiery components of Mexican cuisine. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE LITTLE GIANT by Sergio Ruzzier
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2004

"Years later, the two forget who is the dwarf, and who the giant—and that casually tossed-in idea is more likely to stimulate thought and discussion than the main plot. (Picture book. 7-9)"
Ruzzier offers a bit of wishful thinking in this peace-mongering tale of an undersized giant and an oversized dwarf joining forces to defuse a war between their peoples. Read full book review >

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A LETTER FOR LEO by Sergio Ruzzier
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 4, 2014

"Friends separated by a move may be soothed by the (albeit old-fashioned) idea that they can stay in touch via letters, and the final view of Leo and Cheep reunited gives hope for visits. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A letter carrier who never gets mail himself must experience the ache of a friend's moving away before he can have this singular joy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE ROOM OF WONDERS by Sergio Ruzzier
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 2, 2006

In a second solo outing as opaque as The Little Giant (2004), a pack rat with a huge collection of curiosities starts over after momentarily losing focus. Read full book review >

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BEAR AND BEE TOO BUSY by Sergio Ruzzier
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 18, 2014

"Though a tad didactic and not as sweet as the first, Ruzzier's second in the Bear and Bee series offers young readers an important lesson that goes down easy. What will be next for the two friends? (Picture book. 3-5)"
Bear and Bee learn that things aren't very much fun without a friend to share them with. Read full book review >

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TWO MICE by Sergio Ruzzier
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"One story. Two mice. Three cheers. Lots to love. (Picture book. 3-8)"
The deceptively simple counting story of two mice, their adventure, and friendship. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BEAR AND BEE by Sergio Ruzzier
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 19, 2013

"The correction of misconceptions has never been so much fun. (Picture book. 2-5)"
When a bear wakes up hungry from his winter nap, a beehive and its honey seem to be the perfect answer to his problem—but what about the bee? Read full book review >