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The Liszts

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The Liszts like to make lists, so much so that their house is littered with them, and even the family cat (and Grandpa Liszt) has picked up the habit. Mama Liszt comes off as a hypochondriac with an affinity for soccer players. Papa Liszt keeps track of household chores and his growing entomologist collection. Winifred Liszt, the eldest child, writes many varieties of her “Top Ten,” while Frederick Liszt, the youngest, makes lists of all the fun things there are to do in the world. Edward, the middle child, makes the longest lists, though–until an unknown visitor arrives (one who is not on anyone’s list).

The Liszts is a charmingly illustrated children’s book reminiscent of something I think I’d see in a Wes Anderson film (big kudos to Júlia Sardà for that). The story is easily followed along by tiny humans and teaches them to be open to the unexpected–to relish a chance for spontaneity. Kyo Maclear and Júlia Sardà make a great team, and I hope they collaborate on another children’s book in the future.

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Author:
Kyo Maclear • Julia Sarda, Illustrator
Star Count:
5/5
Format:
Hard
Page Count:
40 pages
Publisher:
Tundra Books
Publish Date:
2016-10-04
ISBN:
9781770494961
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Issue:
November 2016
Category:
Children's
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Publication Date

2016-10-04

Format

Hard

Publisher

Tundra Books

Issue

November 2016

Page Count

40 pages

ASIN

1770494960

ISBN

9781770494961

Star Count

5

Book Author

Kyo Maclear • Julia Sarda, Illustrator

“The Liszts”

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