Search Results: "Siku"


BOOK REVIEW

TAKESHITA DEMONS by Cristy Burne
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2010

"Chock-full of authentic Japanese demons and gleefully entertaining. (Ghost story. 9-11)"
When she was a little girl in Osaka, Miku Takeshita was totally normal, except for having a zashiki-warashi—a child-ghost in her house. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE FILTH LICKER by Cristy Burne
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2012

"A lightweight, spooky adventure with an unusually exotic cast. (Light horror. 9-11)"
A trio of whirling weasel assassin spirits with Freddy Krueger-style claws ambush a Japanese-British child on an abandoned farm. Whoo-hoo! Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FOREST SINGER by Sylvia Sikundar
Released: Aug. 1, 1999

"The full-color illustrations deftly depict life in tropical Africa, the work of the villagers, and the wildlife that is part of this lush realm. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Pygmies (as they are called here, rather than Mbuti) love to sing, but the hero, Mabuti, has not been blessed with a beautiful singing voice. Read full book review >