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I am a novelist, and I suppose I have made up this story. I write “I suppose,” though I know for a fact that I have made it up, but yet I keep fancying that it must have happened somewhere at some time, that it must have happened on Christmas Eve in some great town in a time of terrible frost.It wou...
I really like this book. There are many perspectives with which to experience this story of one hundred years of a house. Illustrator Roberto Innocenti is magnificent. The oversize format is ideal; the poetry of J. Patric Lewis is pitch-perfect. A book to savor.
A modern retelling of Little Red Riding Hood that would ladder perfectly with Lies, Knives, and Girls in Red Dresses. A surreal opening with a contemporary classroom of children, and a not so contemporary storyteller. The red of this tale lives in a gritty urban "forest" filled with dangers and dist...