Books by Priscilla Turner

Released: Sept. 10, 1999

"It's a clever way to validate cultural differences as well as introduce some number concepts, but children are not likely to understand just what the Letters' parochialism and exaggerated pomposity are lampooning. (Picture book. 6-8)"
The creators of The War Between the Vowels and the Consonants (1996) follow up with an equally bombastic excursion to the land of Wontoo, whose number-shaped inhabitants are either orderly and even-tempered, or fond of odd dress and behavior. Read full book review >
THE WAR BETWEEN THE VOWELS AND THE CONSONANTS by Priscilla Turner
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 18, 1996

"Next to books like Eve Merriam's Fighting Words (1992) or Bill Martin and John Archambault's Chicka Chicka Boom Boom (1989), the language play here seems clumsy. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Only occasional flashes of cleverness illuminate this parable of warring camps uniting in the face of a common threat. Read full book review >