Search Results: "Célia Chauffrey"


BOOK REVIEW

LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD by Lari Don
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"Gorgeously designed and packaged with a CD narrated by Imelda Staunton, this provocative telling is for young lovers of the gothic. (Picture book/fairy tale. 4-8)"
Atmospheric illustrations—lush, dark and mysterious—will lure daring readers into this retelling of a classic tale. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE NUTCRACKER by Grace Maccarone
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 20, 2016

"A disappointing effort that fails to capture the magic inherent in the ballet. (bibliography) (Picture book. 5-8)"
This large-format retelling of the story from the popular holiday-season ballet focuses on the family party scene and the battle between the mice and the soldiers, with just a brief concluding visit to the Land of Sweets. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PETER AND THE MOON by Alice Brière-Haquet
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2012

"'[W]e have only one mother,' the author concludes (true in most cases, at least). 'The moon is the very least that we can offer her!' (Picture book. 5-8)"
A lad bent on giving his mother the Moon discovers that it's hard—but not impossible—to reach. Read full book review >