Books by Antonio Frasconi

PLATERO Y YO/PLATERO AND I by Juan Ramón Jiménez
ANIMALS
Released: April 18, 1994

"A lovely book, for a discerning audience. (Fiction. 10+)"
 Selected from the 138 chapters of Platero y yo (by the winner of the 1956 Nobel Prize for Literature), 19 vignettes in the original Spanish plus Livingston's English, based on Dominguez's literal translation. Read full book review >
AT CHISTMASTIME by Valerie Worth
FICTION
Released: Oct. 30, 1992

"A treasure, twice over. (Poetry/Picture book. 3+)"
 A cycle of 29 spare, exquisitely phrased poems, from ``Early December'' to ``Twelfth Night,'' concluded by ``Spring'' with its last remnant of ``a single/Crumpled strand/Of Christmas tinsel'' and its reminder that the cycle will be renewed. Read full book review >
ELIJAH THE SLAVE by Elizabeth Shub
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: Nov. 1, 1970

"Arid — and the illustrations pose gaunt, awkward figures derived from early medieval miniatures against sweeping bands of color: the effect is mannered, discordant, altogether offputting for children."
Heavenly intercession spawns many legends but it takes more than providence to make a story. Read full book review >