Search Results: "Ten Sato"


BOOK REVIEW

HANSEL AND GRETEL by Ten Sato
illustrated by Ten Sato, developed by DICO, by The Brothers Grimm
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 27, 2011

"Fans of the grimmest Grimm stories may find this app's artwork to be worth a peek, but the story itself doesn't provide much that is new or different. (iPad storybook app. 4-8)"
Lush illustrations are let down by rote, bland storytelling in this oddly paced, tone-deaf version of the Brothers Grimm tale. Read full book review >

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SATO AND THE ELEPHANTS by Juanita Havill
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 1993

"The connection between Africa and Japan is of particular interest. (Picture book. 5-10)"
Based on a true incident, the story of a Japanese ivory carver who, after devoting a lifetime to his art, gave it up when he found a bullet in the magnificent block of ivory he had hoped to make into his masterpiece. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TEN by Shamini Flint
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 2, 2017

"Universal themes of grappling with race, fitting in, and dealing with divorce help this story transcend cultural boundaries. (Fiction. 8-12)"
A funny, heartwarming story about a young girl who learns to manage (other people's) expectations and make her dreams come true. Read full book review >

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TEN by Gretchen McNeil
Released: Sept. 18, 2012

"For murder-mystery fans, there's more than enough horror and gore to sustain this effort (and several more), making for a breathless read. (Mystery/horror. 14 & up)"
A scary gorefest of murder and mayhem, not for the faint of heart. Read full book review >

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TEN  by Lauren Myracle
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2011

"A solid addition to a winning series, this provides the foundation for the characters and action in Eleven (2004). (Fiction. 8-12)"
In this prequel to The Winnie Years series, fans meet their heroine as she celebrates her 10th birthday, secure in her family's love and her identity. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TEN by Rowan Hodge
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 8, 2014

"Despite its breadth and minimal focus on a disturbing killer, the never-tedious story is engaging from beginning to end."
Hodge's debut thriller has an FBI agent pursuing an elusive serial killer whose murders share more than a passing resemblance to a popular TV series. Read full book review >

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TEN by Vladimir Radunsky
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2002

"Blue-nosed adult armadillos, nattily attired in patterned ear and tail socks, tumble with the infants across monochrome backgrounds in this bright, amiable, universally recognizable episode. (Picture book. 4-5)"
Radunsky (Mannekin Pis, p. 961, etc.) tucks plenty of counting practice into this evergreen "family" story rich with Radunsky's offbeat humor. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: May 29, 1975

A kicky counting book-cum-mystery, with mod watercolor cartoons showing One Urgent Message (it says "GET TEN," and is handed by a tiger in a manhole to someone beaked and trench-coated), Two Secret Agents. . . who search through Five Garbage Cans, Seven Houses, etc . . . . and at last, Ten Lollipops which are delivered to ten tiger paws reaching from the manhole. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NINE, TEN by Nora Raleigh Baskin
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 28, 2016

"Tense, disturbing, and thought-provoking. (author's note, acknowledgements) (Historical fiction. 10-14)"
Four children of diverse ethnicities, unknown to one another, are at Chicago's O'Hare airport on Sept. 9, 2001. Read full book review >

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BLOODY TEN by William Love
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 30, 1992

"Though they still haven't escaped Nero Wolfe's portly shadow, Love's homages have now gotten to be quite a treat in their own right."
The third case for brainy, wheelchair-bound Bishop Francis X. Regan and his Archie Goodwinish factotum/narrator Davey Goldman (The Chartreuse Clue, The Fundamentals of Murder). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TEN OUT OF TEN by Wendy Lamb
MUSIC AND THE ARTS
Released: Nov. 1, 1992

"For those interested in the stage and its many aspects, a volume well worth perusing. (Plays. 12+)"
Aspiring playwrights will find inspiration in these Ten Winning Plays Selected From the Young Playwrights Festival 1982- 1991, while young would-be actors will unearth plenty of thespian opportunities (after securing the authors' permission, of course). Read full book review >

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TOP TEN by Katie Cotugno
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 3, 2017

"Whether or not Gabby and Ryan make it into readers' own top tens, readers will root for them. (Fiction. 14-17)"
Cotugno's newest follows a seemingly mismatched duo over the first four years of their friendship. Read full book review >