Search Results: "Tetsuo Miura"


BOOK REVIEW

SHAME IN THE BLOOD by Tetsuo Miura
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 2007

"A moving and memorable introduction to a worthy voice."
Six interconnected tales set in post-World War II Japan focus mainly on the evolving relationship between a melancholy literature student and the sweet waitress he marries. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TON by Taro Miura
by Taro Miura, illustrated by Taro Miura
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2006

"Altogether, it nicely gives some realistic context to the phrase, 'This weighs a ton!' (Picture book. 3-7)"
Industrial workers variously lift, push, hoist and pull girders, cement, bricks and other material from 50 pounds to one ton, and beyond, in a graphically simple illustration of relative weight. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TOOLS by Taro Miura
by Taro Miura, illustrated by Taro Miura
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

"The spare text and heavy paper are perfect for young children, though older children interested in tools will be drawn in, too. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Simplified, highly accessible images and minimal text introduce the world of tools to young readers in this clear and visually appealing identification book. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE BIG PRINCESS by Taro Miura
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 12, 2015

"Originally published in Japan, the story has an offbeat sensibility that may particularly appeal to lovers of anime, emoji, and that Japanese fondness for cuteness, kawaii.(Picture book. 4-8)"
A geometric kaleidoscope of digital images and collage forms the bones of this winsome tale. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BUM, BUM by Taro Miura
by Taro Miura, illustrated by Taro Miura
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 9, 2016

"An absurd but cute read that will have tots and parents alike giggling aloud. (Board book. 1-3)"
The rear end gets its moment in the spotlight. Read full book review >