March 18, 2018 — Shirley is grateful for Adele Barclay’s lovely review of Children Shouldn’t Use Knives in the current issue of Room Magazine, Family Secrets. Here are some excerpts below:
Camia’s original poems and Mochizuki’s complementary illustrations conspire with the famous authors’ quotations to create a shadowy, dreamy atmosphere.
Camia peddles in subtle ambiances rather than ornate descriptions and so the slight poems tremble while casting long and enigmatic silhouettes—the collection is a shadow puppet show where small hand gestures become animated monsters.
For the full review, get your copy of Room’s Family Secrets Issue 41.1 here.