Books by John Emil Cymerman

BEAUTY AND THE BEASTLY CHILDREN by Michael O. Tunnell
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1993

"Cymerman's cartoony illustrations are in the parodic spirit of the text. (Picture book. 5-9)"
Despite its perky informality (``Most folks know the story...about Beauty taking old bristle-face in her arms...just in time to keep Mr. Beast from croaking''), a didactic and disappointing sequel. ``Auguste,'' the handsome ex-beast, is vain and thoughtless; worse, he spends too much time with cronies and too little at his kingly (and, presently, parental) duties. Read full book review >