Entries Tagged as 'New York City'

Redbird at Rockefeller Center

December 21st, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT A surprise find at during a swing through a neighboring town’s library, Redbird at Rockefeller Center is an appealing story based around the famous Christmas Tree at Rockefeller Center. When her mom sells their huge spruce to be the Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center, Kate pleads with her to change her […]

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I Love NY Food

November 26th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT I Love NY Food is a inviting coloring book full of pleasing, eye-catching drawings inspired by New York City’s abundant food options. Unlike Happy Thanksliving, this is not a strictly veg-friendly coloring book and there are depictions of meat, seafood and cheese. In recent years, there has been a proliferation of […]

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Black Cat

August 25th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT Black Cat is the rhythmic, melodious story of a black cat who moves through the urban environment of New York City — and not the opulent neighborhood that redtailed hawk Pale Male chose as his home.  Christopher Myers’s graphic collage illustrations captivate us as he takes us through some of the aspects of urban life […]

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Gowanus Dogs

August 3rd, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT Dark subject matter and equally dark drawings comprise Gowanus Dogs, the story of a family of homeless dogs and the homeless man who changes their lives and whose life is in turn changed through knowing them. Though the illustrations remain in the same shades-of-grey tenor throughout the book, our spirits are lifted by […]

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