Books by Philippe Béha

Released: Nov. 15, 2015

"This appealing stage version of a classic cautionary tale makes, at best, a richly illustrated but labored transition to print. (production notes) (Mythology. 6-11)"
The Canadian creators of Time for Flowers, Time for Snow (2013) turn another myth into a musical performance—this one with comical overtones.Read full book review >
Released: Nov. 15, 2013

"The book does not work so well as a printed story as it does when accompanied by the music, but with or without the CD, it is a creative foray into sharing myth with young people. (cast, production notes) (Mythology. 6-11)"
The Greek story of the goddess Demeter, her daughter Persephone and how the seasons came to be is told in song and story in this lively adaptation. Read full book review >
THE KING HAS GOAT EARS by Katarina Jovanovic
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"Sadly, there is no source note. (Picture book/folktale. 4-7)"
Jovanovic's debut adapts a Serbian variant of a King Midas story, placing the emphasis on acceptance. Read full book review >
Released: Aug. 1, 2006

"Notes on the stories and on the recipes fill sidebars, and these are clear, accurate and engaging to both young and older readers. (Fairytales/cookbook. 8-14)"
For a really nice idea wonderfully fulfilled, Yolen retells very familiar tales in versions lively, brief and energetic: Little Red Riding Hood, The Little Mermaid, Cinderella and a number of others. Read full book review >