Search Results: "Beni Montresor"


BOOK REVIEW

HANSEL AND GRETEL by Beni Montresor
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

"Not the best version of this story that ever was, it should be considered supplemental for large library collections and only where yet another retelling is desired. (Folklore. 4-8)"
Montresor, best known for his Caldecott-winning May I Bring a Friend (1965), uses silhouetted figures set against backdrops of vividly colored cut-paper collages in this retelling of a classic. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD by Charles Perrault
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: Oct. 1, 1991

"Definitely not for preschoolers, but a valid interpretation to fascinate and challenge older readers. (Folklore/Picture book. 7+)"
In his introduction to this ``beautiful, violent tale,'' Luciano Pavarotti suggests that these illustrations ``will leave you breathless.'' That's an understatement. Read full book review >