Books by Christine San José

Released: Aug. 1, 2009

"A versatile collection to encourage creativity and multiple learning strategies. (Poetry. 6-10)"
San José and Johnson (both formerly on the editorial staff of Highlights for Children) have organized an anthology of traditional rhymes, lesser-known verses and nicely crafted child-authored poems. Read full book review >
SIX SWANS by Christine San José
Released: Nov. 1, 2006

"Try the lovely version of Ken Setterington's The Wild Swans (2003) instead. (Picture book/folktale. 7-9)"
Both the Grimm brothers and Hans Christian Andersen tell the ancient tale of the sister who rescued her brothers, turned into swans by a wicked stepmother. Read full book review >
THE EMPEROR'S NEW CLOTHES by Hans Christian Andersen
Released: Feb. 1, 1998

"Fittingly, because this is a story about clothes, Archipowa has expended much energy on the finery worn by the characters in the story. (Picture book/folklore. 4-9)"
The Emperor's New Clothes (28 pp.; $15.95; Feb.; 1-56397-699-4): This is not so much a new edition of Andersen's classic as it is an opportunity for Archipowa to demonstrate her skill with watercolors. Read full book review >