Curious George: 75th Anniversary Edition by H. A. Rey, Margret Rey

Curious George: 75th Anniversary Edition by H. A. Rey, Margret Rey

Hardcover, 64 pages Published September 6th 2016 by HMH Books for Young Readers Source: Raincoast Books Look, I know that Curious George is fantastically popular among kids especially the younger ones and with good reason. I know that the spin-off cartoons and movies, both the animated version and the adapted ones, are beloved also for […]

The Cover Wars

The Cover Wars

By her senior year of high school, Rianne has exhausted all the fun there is to have in small town Wereford, Minnesota. Volleyball season is winding down, the parties all feel tired, and now that she’s in a serious relationship with reformed player Luke Pinsky, her wild streak has ended. Not that she ever did […]

When the Sea Turned to Silver by Grace Lin

When the Sea Turned to Silver by Grace Lin

Hardcover, 384 pages Published October 4th 2016 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Source: Publisher Pinmei’s gentle, loving grandmother always has the most exciting tales for her granddaughter and the other villagers. However, the peace is shattered one night when soldiers of the Emperor arrive and kidnap the storyteller. Everyone knows that the Emperor […]

Review: Jingle Dancer by Cynthia Leitich Smith; ill. by Cornelius Van Wright and Ying-Hwa Hu

Review: Jingle Dancer by Cynthia Leitich Smith; ill. by Cornelius Van Wright and Ying-Hwa Hu

I am waiting for one last book to come in, so my Nafiza Recommends post will have to wait another week, I’m afraid. Now for the good news: I get to talk about a marvellously lovely, gentle, and warm picturebook written by Muscogee (Creek) author Cynthia Leitich Smith and illustrated by artists and life partners Cornelius […]

The Storybook Knight by Helen Docherty, Thomas Docherty

The Storybook Knight by Helen Docherty, Thomas Docherty

Hardcover, 32 pages Published September 6th 2016 by Sourcebooks Jabberwocky Source: Raincoast Books Sometimes you meet books that make you go: The Storybook Knight is one of those books. Here is the official synopsis: Even dragons can’t resist a good story… Even though Leo would rather sit at home and read, his parents send him […]