Search Results: "Zana Fraillon"


BOOK REVIEW

THE BONE SPARROW by Zana Fraillon
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2016

"If the strong lyrical voice can't quite compensate for the plot's awkward execution, it points to a reservoir of underutilized talent in an author worth watching. (afterword) (Fiction. 9-12)"
In the Australian detention camp where he was born and still lives, Subhi, 10, a Rohingya boy, shares a crowded tent with his mother, older sister, and other refugees and dreams of an unbounded world and the Night Sea. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WHEN NO-ONE'S LOOKING AT THE ZOO by Zana Fraillon
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2012

"Nice but unexceptional—once the fun of lifting the gatefolds is past. (Picture book. 4-7)"
The animals have their own, surprising ways of having fun. Read full book review >