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About Amira

Hello everyone! My name is Amira and I'm a current MLS grad student at San Jose State University. My goal is to one day become a Children's Librarian :-)I've always been passionate about Children's Literature and cannot wait to publish a book of my own. One day...(fingers crossed!)
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1. Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China (Paperback)
    Author: Ed Young
    Publisher: Putnam Juvenile
Ages 4-8 6/12/2009
Amira said: Ed Young’s version of Little Red Riding hood is both thrilling and eerie. The outstanding illustrations seem to be made with crayon, watercolor and chalk, giving very cloudy, shadowed depictions of ...more
1,022 Reviews  
2. Strega Nona: An Old Tale Retold (Hardcover)
    Author: Tomie dePaola
    Illustrator: Tomie dePaola
    Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
Ages 4-8 6/12/2009
Amira said: Strega Nona is the enchanting tale of a little old lady with a magic touch. One day, Big Anthony (the boy she has hired to help her) secretly witnesses Strega Nona singing a magic chant to her pasta p...more
669 Reviews  
3. First the Egg (Caldecott Honor Book and Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Book ...
    Author: Laura Vaccaro Seeger
    Illustrator: Laura Vaccaro Seeger
    Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
Ages 4-8 6/12/2009
Amira said: This brilliantly illustrated book gives children a simplistic glimpse into the circle of life and the ways in which nature work. The text is uncomplicated, with one to two words on each page. Upon vi...more
501 Reviews  
4. Little Miss Muffet (Board book)
    Author: Tracey Campbell Pearson
    Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Ages 4-8 6/8/2009
Amira said: Tracey Campbell Pearson takes a classic tale and breaks it down for younger readers/listeners. This fourteen page board book is filled with detailed water-color illustrations, each on a double page sp...more
8 Reviews  
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Profile Comments
Comment by Glenn Hibburt on 6/7/2009 at 11:17 PM:
A warm welcome to JacketFlap, Amira. How easy is it to get jobs as a librarian in the U.S. It's near impossible in N.Z.
Comment by Lorraine Florido on 6/6/2009 at 9:38 AM:

Welcome to the site! Good luck with your endeavors.
Comment by Eric Hammond on 6/5/2009 at 6:59 PM:
Hello, Amira.
Welcome to JacketFlap.
Comment by Michaela Passero on 6/5/2009 at 6:02 PM:
hi Amira, good luck making a book :)


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