Books by Lenore Blegvad

KITTY AND MR. KIPLING by Lenore Blegvad
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2005

"Though weighed down by an excess of historical detail (not to mention a substantial afterword and bibliography), the tale does bring this great writer closer to his modern audience of Best Beloveds, without idealizing either the man or his now-offensive politics. (Fiction. 10-12)"
Writer Rudyard Kipling's ill-fated attempt to settle down in his American wife's small Vermont town gets a worshipful once-over through the eyes of (fictional) young Mary Sadie—dubbed "Kitty" by her father after the cat killed by curiosity. Read full book review >
A SOUND OF LEAVES by Lenore Blegvad
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 1996

"The understated message, however, that prejudice is seldom solely the province of the hateful, is well worth the effort. (b&w illustrations, not seen) (Fiction. 8-11)"
A moody, bittersweet novella about the difficulties of Sylvie's family in their first outing away from the city, to a cousin's vacant house at the beach. Read full book review >