Books by Valerie Scho Carey

TSUGELE'S BROOM by Valerie Scho Carey
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 30, 1993

"As usual, the simple gestures and comically exaggerated expressions Zimmer gives his figures closely reflect the story's turns while broadening the humor; woven woodcut borders around each scene, plus the characters' peasant dress, give this original tale a traditional air. (Picture book. 8-10)"
Industrious Tsugele shocks her tradition-minded parents by announcing that she won't marry any man who isn't as reliable as her trusty besom. Read full book review >
MAGGIE MAB AND THE BOGEY BEAST by Valerie Scho Carey
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: May 8, 1992

"An attractive setting for an entertaining story. (Folklore/Picture book. 5+)"
With an excellent feel for the rhythms and flavor of oral telling, Carey recounts a northern English tale about a woman as ``poor as the sound of a tin bell'' but with the gift of seeing the bright side. Read full book review >