- Andrew C Revkin's The North Pole was Here: Puzzles and Perils at the Top of the World is the Times' "Children's Book of the Week." (Selected and reviewed by Nicolette Jones.)
- Amanda Craig reviews Helen Dunmore's The Tide Knot and Angela McAllister's The Tide Turner for the Times. (The Tide Knot is the FIRST book I plan on buying when I land at Heathrow next week. I loved the first volume, Ingo, so, so much.)
- Allison Whittenberg's Sweet Thang is the Washington Post's "Book of the Week."
- Elizabeth Ward reviews D.M. Cornish's Monster Blood Tattoo: Book 1: Foundling and selects picture books for the beach bag in this week's "For Young Readers" at the Washington Post.
- Kate Thompson (whose The New Policeman is the second book I plan to buy in the U.K.) reveiws Jeanette Winterson's Tanglewreck for the Guardian.
- Sean French reviews the latest Where's Waldo to hit the U.K. market, Where's Wally? The Great Picture Hunt for the Guardian (apparently, Waldo is Wally in the U.K.! I didn't know.)
Sunday, June 11, 2006
The conference is over and, after a day off at the beach, I'm back with links to the weekend reviews. This weekend, reviewers consider a wide variety of titles, from Where's Waldo to The Tide Knot.