June 20, 2019 by Betsy Bird
Appealing to older and younger readers alike, Portis has outdone herself with the book’s design and art. A book for everybody. After all, who doesn’t like water? Hey, Portis! You made a really good book.
November 28, 2015 by Betsy Bird
The Red Hat By David Teague Illustrated by Antoinette Portis Disney Hyperion (an imprint of Disney Book Group) $16.99 ISBN: 9781423134114 Ages 4-7 On shelves December 8th There is a story out there, and I don’t know if it is true, that the great children’s librarian Anne Carroll Moore had such a low opinion of […]
May 18, 2012 by Betsy Bird
#84 Not a Box by Antoinette Portis (2006) 24 points 2006 – a marvelous springboard for creative play for any little kid who has never sat inside a cardboard box and yelled “blast off!” – Diantha McBride And then there are the books that just don’t move all that much. #89 last time, #84 this […]
October 17, 2010 by Betsy Bird
While I much prefer the literal version of old classics like Total Eclipse of the Heart, Take On Me and the library-inspired Head Over Heels, I appreciate a good literal version of a movie every once in a while too. Thanks to Lisa at Shelf-employed for the link. Okay. So let us say for the […]
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