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Kyo Maclear
Kyo Maclear is a children's author, novelist and essayist. She was born in London, England and moved to Toronto at the age of four with her father (a foreign correspondent and documentary filmmaker) and mother (a painter and art dealer). Kyo is the author of several critically-acclaimed... show more



Kyo Maclear is a children's author, novelist and essayist. She was born in London, England and moved to Toronto at the age of four with her father (a foreign correspondent and documentary filmmaker) and mother (a painter and art dealer). Kyo is the author of several critically-acclaimed children's books including: Spork (2010) and Virginia Wolf (2012), both illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault; Mr. Flux (2013), illustrated by Matte Stephens; and Julia, Child (2014), illustrated by Julie Morstad. Her newest picture books are The Liszts (2016) with Júlia Sardà and The Wish Tree (2016) with Chris Turnham.

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Kat's Books
Kat's Books rated it 8 months ago
‘Somewhere in the universe, there is the perfect tune for you.’ This stunningly beautiful graphic novel is a treasure to hold in your hands. It’s a story with so many subtle layers, everything from bullying, to individuality, first crushes, and music history, all reflected within finely illustrat...
Defenestraethe
Defenestraethe rated it 3 years ago
June 26, 2016April 13, 2014You can read it as the straightforward story of a being who's a little different and doesn't fit in. You can also read it as the story of finding acceptance with self and with society as a bi-racial being. You could extrapolate it on out as a story about anyone who contain...
Literary Chanteuse
Literary Chanteuse rated it 3 years ago
A unique story that includes very artistic designs adding a lot of entertainment with much to see and discover. The story never really peaked for me yet once I reached the end, it tied up quite nicely. I received this story in exchange for an honest review.
BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it 4 years ago
As always with children's books, I make the disclaimer that I have no idea if the book is any use with children. However, I thought the story of Virginia as told by her sister was charming and found a compassionate way of telling children about moods and people who may be affected by them. The cha...
BubblegumBooks
BubblegumBooks rated it 4 years ago
I like myself a nice picture book every once and a while, and this one was really cute. I don't really know that much about Virginia Woolf herself, but I know enough to know that little girl this book is about is based off her, loosely. Virginia is in a "wolfish" mood. This means she howl, growls...
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