November 25, 2023 by Betsy Bird
With more oomph and spit than a little book of this sort could possibly contain, Maggie represents the kind of slambang, fantastic personality you find only once in a blue moon. You’re not going to want to miss this one.
October 6, 2023 by Betsy Bird
Amusing, sweet, and strange. A wondrous mix of the familiar with the utterly original. Meet Olive for yourself.
September 27, 2023 by Betsy Bird
“Make no more clouds. I have drawn the rainbow here.” Attend the tale of Bea Wolf, and a better comic for kids you're unlikely to find anywhere.
September 22, 2023 by Betsy Bird
If you think the 2020 COVID-19 lockdown, the famine in Ukraine in the 1930s, and Brooklyn at that same time makes for an awkward tri-narrative, you are wrong. And if you also think that it would be highly difficult to weave three such perspectives together, there you are correct, but it can be done. The Lost Year proves as much.
September 8, 2023 by Betsy Bird
“You have a family, friends, a home. You go to school, and like all children, you like to play. One day, a threat appears and changes everything.”
September 1, 2023 by Betsy Bird
This is the kind of book that’s going to appeal to kids young and old. A contemporary classic with ingrained appeal and the occasional jolt of weirdness to keep things interesting.
August 15, 2023 by Betsy Bird
Folks, I see the challenge before me and I raise you one Chris Harris and one Andrea Tsurumi. A literary power duo the like of which the world of literature for kids has never seen.
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