Books by Johanna Westerman

MOTHER HOLLY by John Warren Stewig
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

"Westerman (Wynken, Blynken, and Nod, 1995, etc.) wields color like a magic wand, making well water translucent, peacock feathers iridescent, and the heavy silk of Rose's blue gown palpable. (Folktale. 7-10)"
A spirited and re-imagined retelling of a lesser-known tale by the Brothers Grimm. Read full book review >
MAGGIE MAB AND THE BOGEY BEAST by Valerie Scho Carey
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: May 8, 1992

"An attractive setting for an entertaining story. (Folklore/Picture book. 5+)"
With an excellent feel for the rhythms and flavor of oral telling, Carey recounts a northern English tale about a woman as ``poor as the sound of a tin bell'' but with the gift of seeing the bright side. Read full book review >