Search Results: "Smiljana Coh"


BOOK REVIEW

I HAVE A BROTHER by Smiljana Coh
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"It's never too soon to start constricting a child's options and expectations, is it. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Along with its simultaneously publishing counterpart, I Have a Sister, a fine way to imprint sex-role stereotypes on impressionable young minds. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PRINCESSES ON THE RUN by Smiljana Coh
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 14, 2013

"The bedizened, rose-colored cover will be enough to lure in young readers, and the rather formless storyline might even get them thinking. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A prettily conceived and executed design, a decorative Eastern European sensibility and a fairly unconventional storyline make Princess Antonia stand out among the current crop of princesses. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SEVEN PRINCESSES by Smiljana Coh
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 24, 2016

"Sibling feuds are seldom so tidily resolved, but rarely has the suggestion been so prettily made that they could be. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Seven princesses are inseparable until "the biggest fight in the entire history of princess fighting" leaves them all sulking in separate towers. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TOUCH THE EARTH by Julian Lennon
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 11, 2017

"'It's time to head back home,' the narrator concludes. 'You've touched the Earth in so many ways.' Who knew it would be so easy to clean the place up and give everyone a drink? (Picture book. 6-8)"
A pro bono Twinkie of a book invites readers to fly off in a magic plane to bring clean water to our planet's oceans, deserts, and brown children. Read full book review >