Search Results: "Tao Nyeu"


BOOK REVIEW

SQUID AND OCTOPUS by Tao Nyeu
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2012

"Long on design; short on story. (Picture book. 4-6)"
Nyeu's latest contains four stories about the relationship between two eccentric sea creatures. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BUNNY DAYS by Tao Nyeu
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 1, 2010

"Scenes of baffled wee white bunnies spinning on delicate cycle, popping out of vacuum bags and holding their powder-puff tails add to the overall whimsy, hapless humor and total charm. (dust jacket opens into poster) (Picture book. 3-5)"
Three tiny tales feature two goats whose domestic activities wreak havoc on six bunnies until a resourceful bear saves the day. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WONDER BEAR by Tao Nyeu
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"An intriguing, nuanced debut from an artist to watch. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Newcomer Nyeu's wordless fantasy begins with a girl and boy sowing seeds—she, for watermelons, he, for a hat (or so his planted sign would indicate). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MAMA'S KISSES by Kate McMullan
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 28, 2017

"A sweet bedtime tale. (Picture book. 3-6)"
In a rain forest, four animal mamas search for their rambunctious, not-at-all-tired babies so they can put them to bed. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TAIPEI by Tao Lin
Released: June 4, 2013

"Very much au courant, a meditation on 'the nonexistent somethingness that was currently life.'"
Lin (Richard Yates, 2010, etc.) focuses on the lives of post-post-modern Gen Y artists in his third novel. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 2001

"Not a pretty picture."
Corporations conquer the art market. Read full book review >

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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

COPENHAGEN NOIR by Bo Tao Michaëlis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2011

"Based on this collection, Copenhagen may be a great place to visit, but nobody seems to live there, at least not well or long."
The indefatigable noir series of anthologies (Orange County Noir, Trinidad Noir, Brooklyn Noir 3, etc.) focuses in its 43rd volume on the home of Hans Christian Andersen. Read full book review >