Entries Tagged as 'Carin Berger'

The Happiest Tree: A Story of Growing Up

June 1st, 2019 · No Comments · Books

THE HAPPIEST TREE by Hyeon-Ju Lee is a gentle, thoughtful story narrated by a Gingko tree that arrives to a new home at ten-years-old. As the tree grows, it observes life through the windows of the building next to it, and each floor reflects a stage of growing up. Sometimes joyful, sometimes sad and lonely, […]

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May 21st, 2011 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY I love Carin Berger’s style. From the playful to the contemplative, her children’s book illustrations never fail to delight me. And so it was with great enthusiasm that I dove into OK Go, a picture book for young children with an eco twist. Using sparse words and collages made of found […]

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The Little Yellow Leaf

December 15th, 2009 · 3 Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY I want to wallpaper my apartment with the illustrations from Carin Berger’s The Little Yellow Leaf!  OK, maybe I’ll just frame a few images. All joking aside, this is one of the most beautiful children’s books I’ve ever seen.  From the sparse, poetic text to the elegant illustrations, this is a book […]

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Books I’m Dying to Read

December 7th, 2009 · No Comments · Books

By JESSICA ALMY School Libary Journal has the skinny on loads of forthcoming kids books.  Several look like good reads for vegetarian and vegan kids.  Moon Bear by Brenda Z. Guiberson and Ed Young promises to expose young readers to the truth about bear bile farms, while Beautiful Yetta: The Yiddish Chicken by Daniel Pinkwater […]

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