The Old Country
Publish date: September 5th 2006
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
Pages no: 144
Edition language: English
The Old Country has a bit of The Princess Bride feel to it as an elder relative recounts her experience as a young girl before immigrating to The New World. What listener wouldn't be intrigued when the story teller says that in the Old country, "I was a little girl, and where I was a fox." And no,...
Oh my God, I love the cover.
The Old Country is an interesting fairy tale style parable - a story about a young girl named Gisella who involuntarily swaps bodies with a crafty fox named Flame. Gisella’s quest to find her family and reclaim her girl-body reminded very much of other classic children’s literature quests – namel...