"The story hangs together even without music and staging, making it suitable for sharing even when a trip to the theater isn't in the offing. (Picture book. 6-8)"
In the art animating this handsomely packaged retelling of Colette's libretto for Ravel's opera, L'Enfant et les Sortilèges, a tale of childish rage and remorse, jumbles of suddenly animate objects in twisted perspectives create an evocatively skewed reality.
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