Books by Max Eilenberg

CINDERELLA by Max Eilenberg
adapted by Max Eilenberg, illustrated by Niamh Sharkey
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"However, the superfluity of shimmering pink hearts in the design skews this version toward the saccharine. (Picture book/fairy tale. 3-7)"
A swirling surfeit of pink, purple and gold is draped around this crisp retelling of the traditional tale, as Cinderella attends three balls with her handsome prince before her glass slipper falls. Read full book review >
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST by Max Eilenberg
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: Dec. 1, 2006

"As emotionally intense but not quite so dark as Nancy Willard's rendition, illustrated by Barry Moser (1992), this version will draw a profound response from its customary pubescent audiences. (Fantasy. 10-13)"
Barrett's finely wrought paintings create an appropriately dreamy, romantic atmosphere for this formal retelling of the classic tale. Read full book review >
SQUEAK’S GOOD IDEA by Max Eilenberg
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2001

"Whether the expedition involves playing in the yard alone or heading off to school, Eilenberg's tale serves as inspiration for fledgling adventurers. (Picture book. 3-5)"
What's a little elephant to do when he wants to play outdoors but everyone is too busy to accompany him? Read full book review >