Books by Laura Cecil

CUNNING CAT TALES by Laura Cecil
ANIMALS
Released: March 15, 2004

"Bravo. (Folktales. 5-8)"
Three cat folktales are simplified and typographically designed to encourage reading aloud, as the introduction explains, by concentrating on direct speech rather than description. Read full book review >
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 22, 1993

"Clark's beautifully painted, charmingly witty watercolors add to the humor on almost every well-designed page. (Anthology. 4-10)"
In the manner of Cecil and Clark's three other thematic anthologies (e.g., Boo!, 1990), seven poems and six stories, virtually all from well-known sources, though the selections (e.g., Thackeray's verging-on-gruesome ``Little Billee'') are often less familiar than the authors (including Lear, Mahy, Farjeon, and Kipling). Read full book review >