Search Results: "Takayo Noda"


BOOK REVIEW

DEAR WORLD by Takayo Noda
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2003

"This sweetly lyrical children's debut, with its deeply engaging visual and thematic currents, is bound to linger with readers and pre-readers alike. (Picture book/poetry. 5-10)"
Using brilliant, subtly modulated colors and expressively shaped pieces of handmade paper, Noda creates a world of deceptive simplicity in neat collages of stylized houses, orchards, and gardens, of seasonal changes, of glowing arrays of stars, birds, fish, and flowers. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SONG OF THE FLOWERS by Takayo Noda
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: April 1, 2006

"Children will linger over the lovely, deceptively simple art even as they nod off to the delicately soporific text. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Using paper painted in rich, subtly modulated colors, Noda offers more harmonious collages featuring peaceful landscapes bright with flowers, insects and stars. Read full book review >