Search Results: "Silvia Avallone"


BOOK REVIEW

SWIMMING TO ELBA by Antony Shugaar
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 18, 2012

"A beach read for strong-willed, independent souls."
Who can help two young women escape the gravitational pull of their hometown? Can they rely on each other, or will they have to separate and trust others? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

OH DEAR SILVIA by Dawn French
Released: May 28, 2013

"French has a big, buoyant TV personality; how different from this dull, incomplete little story."
Will Silvia, who's in a coma in the hospital, ever speak again? If not, then her visitors, friends and family will help piece together her story, while also revealing their own. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NEW SHOES FOR SILVIA by Johanna Hurwitz
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1993

"Just right. (Picture book. 3-8)"
"Far away in another America," little Silvia receives a treasured gift from Tia Rosita (who's in the US)—fine red shoes, too big for her to wear. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BLACK CAT, WHITE CAT by Silvia Borando
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 25, 2015

"Simply captivating. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Two cats find friendship in their seemingly opposite (yet, oh so similar!) lives. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SHAPES, RESHAPE! by Silvia Borando
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 7, 2016

"An imaginative counting book that also encourages shape recognition and vocabulary building. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Counting down from 10, readers view colorful, neatly stacked shapes with a hint of the rearrangement—into familiar forms—that will follow after the page turn. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NEAR, FAR by Silvia Borando
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 14, 2016

"Entertaining and mind-expanding. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Perception is everything as readers are invited to see animals from close up and afar. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SHAPES AT PLAY by Silvia Borando
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 7, 2016

"Offers nothing unique in a market full of concept books about shapes. (Picture book. 2-4)"
Against stark-white pages, identical red triangles, identical yellow squares, and identical blue circles are arranged and rearranged into familiar items amid a text heavily punctuated with exclamation marks. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NOW YOU SEE ME, NOW YOU DON'T by Silvia Borando
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 14, 2016

"Artistic simplicity and visual play spark unfettered fun in this charming little book. (Picture book. 2-5)"
An engaging treat for keen-eyed readers, Borando's latest wordless concept book is a visual delight. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2011

"Perfect for readers looking to re-create their favorite Hamptons dining experiences."
The charm and flavors of Long Island's East End come to life in this cookbook from Hampton year-rounder and Cooktique owner Lehrer. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE CAT BOOK by Silvia Borando
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 25, 2017

"Interactive fun best enjoyed one-on-one. (Picture book. 2-6)"
What's it like to own a pet? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GRAY SKIES TOMORROW by Silvia Molina
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 1993

Frankly autobiographical short novel about Molina's doomed youthful affair with Mexican poet JosÇ Carlos Becerra. Read full book review >