Search Results: "Taeeun Yoo"


BOOK REVIEW

THE LITTLE RED FISH by Taeeun Yoo
Released: March 1, 2007

"The pictures are worth a thousand words in this fantastical tale. (Picture book. 4+)"
Amazing things can happen in libraries. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

YOU ARE A LION! by Taeeun Yoo
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 15, 2012

"A celebration of the ways that even young children can experience the wide world through their bodies as well as their minds. (Picture book. 2-7)"
Sometimes a stretch of the imagination is good for the body, as well. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HERE IS THE BABY by Polly Kanevsky
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 23, 2014

"Despite its rather lackluster text, this is a comforting book to snuggle with on the couch after a busy day. (Picture book. 1-4)"
On a familiar theme, this book follows a baby through his daily activities. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SO MANY DAYS by Alison McGhee
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 5, 2010

"You are song that longs to be sung.' (Picture book. 5-8)"
A tousle-haired child reads, walks, tumbles, dances and flies through these pages. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ROUND by Joyce Sidman
Kirkus Star
by Joyce Sidman, illustrated by Taeeun Yoo
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 7, 2017

"A serene invitation to see and to think about both shape and concept. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A celebration of all things round—mostly in nature but also beneath a cozy blanket, in a circle of friends, encircled by loving arms. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

STRICTLY NO ELEPHANTS by Lisa Mantchev
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 27, 2015

"Sweet and affirming. (Picture book. 3-7)"
After a little boy and his tiny elephant are barred from the Pet Club, they befriend other children with unusual pets. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TUA AND THE ELEPHANT by R.P. Harris
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2012

"A rousing adventure that introduces the issue of elephant trafficking in a gentle and appropriate way. (Fiction. 8-12)"
How do you hide an elephant? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE UMBRELLA QUEEN by Shirin Yim Bridges
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2008

"While a note on the art of umbrella-painting would have been a welcome addition, this tale of a budding artist is a special treat. (Picture book. 3-7)"
On New Year's Day in Noot's Thai village, the woman who paints the most beautiful umbrella is crowned Umbrella Queen and leads a parade. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ONLY A WITCH CAN FLY by Alison McGhee
ADVENTURE
Released: July 1, 2009

"Like its protagonist, this book soars. (Picture book. 3-7)"
"If you were a young witch, who had not yet flown, / and the dark night sky held a round yellow moon…" Well, you'd want to fly, wouldn't you? Read full book review >

BLOG POST

MARCH PICTURE BOOK ROUND-UP
by Julie Danielson

Last week, I wrote here at Kirkus about picture books that reflect the lives of children living in poverty. There’s really no segue from that to a picture book round-up, which is what I have this week – especially when the three books don’t really have a common theme, except that they’re all excellent choices for the youngest of readers ...


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BOOK REVIEW

THE CHOKE ARTIST by David Yoo
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 19, 2012

"A brave exercise in self-revelation but a decidedly sour, depressing reading experience."
A portrait of the artist as a glum man. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GOOD ENOUGH by Paula Yoo
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Feb. 1, 2008

"Teens living through the pressure of college applications and questioning their futures will sympathize with Patti in this enjoyable, funny but not superficial read, which bears many similarities to Alex Flinn's Diva (2006). (Fiction. YA)"
Patti knows that the only thing harder than calculus, or maybe mastering the cadenza from the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E Minor, is being a PKD, a Perfect Korean Daughter. Read full book review >