Search Results: "Xio Long Liang"


BOOK REVIEW

THREE KINGDOMS by Wei Dong Chen
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2013

"Still, a sprawling, brawling and, with an effort, immersive epic. (Graphic classic. 11-14)"
An alliance of warlords forms and collapses in this graphic adaptation—the first of 20 volumes—of a renowned 700-year-old Chinese historical novel. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GOOD NIGHT! by Ethan Long
by Ethan Long, illustrated by Ethan Long
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"Though the book ends with the firm instruction to 'sleep tight,' its playful interactivity is rousing rather than soporific; best not to save it for just before bedtime. (Board book. 6 mos.-2)"
Lightning may not strike twice in the same place, but Long comes close with this companion to Hi! (2015). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LITTLE TREE by Loren Long
by Loren Long, illustrated by Loren Long
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 22, 2015

"Tender and gentle and altogether lovely. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Little Tree loves his leaves so much that he refuses to let them go. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ME AND MY BIG MOUSE by Ethan Long
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 17, 2014

"Oddly sterile for a book that's all about love. (Picture book. 3-5)"
An end to the travails of being loved too much is negotiated like peace talks. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE CROAKY POKEY! by Ethan Long
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2011

"A nice choice for school and home and a good choice for reluctant readers, full of energy, humor and fun. (Picture book. 3-6)"
As implied by the title, the Hokey Pokey takes on a decidedly amphibian tone in this sprightly, cheerful selection, which is filled to the brim with kid appeal. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIG CAT by Ethan Long
by Ethan Long, illustrated by Ethan Long
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2016

"Big Cat's expressive antics offer success for children just starting their reading journeys. (Early reader. 4-8)"
The patient and long-suffering orange tabby Big Cat is an ideal companion for beginning readers. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THANK YOU! by Ethan Long
by Ethan Long, illustrated by Ethan Long
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 3, 2016

"This is lighthearted, playful, and accessible etiquette for the youngest readers. (Board book. 2-4)"
Various animals, a toddler, and a grown-up model gratitude. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

OTIS AND THE KITTENS by Loren Long
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 20, 2016

"Keep on puffin', Otis! (Picture book. 4-8)"
When there's an emergency on the farm, can friendly tractor Otis save the day? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SUPER SLUG OF DOOM by Matty Long
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 27, 2017

"Evil gets gooey comeuppance, and the forest is safe…for now. (Picture book. 8-10)"
Uh oh—the Super Magic Happy Forest (2016) faces a new, and particularly slimy, threat. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DECK THE HALL by Sylvia Long
illustrated by Sylvia Long
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2000

"A yuletide treasure indeed, for Christmas gift-giving and for quick sing-alongs in story hours and before bedtime. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Legions of parents and preschoolers across the land adore the baby bunny in starry pajamas (and the anti-materialistic sentiments) in Long's bestselling Hush Little Baby (1997). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TWINKLE, TWINKLE, LITTLE STAR by Sylvia Long
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2001

"Wonderfully soothing. (Picture book. 1-3)"
Illustrations of stargazing animals accompany this well-known lullaby. Read full book review >