Sunday, November 19, 2006

Weekend Reviews (II)

Two new books, both with "blue moon" in the title, share the title "Book of the Week" at the Washington Post. They are Journey to the Blue Moon, by Rebecca Rupp, and Blizzard of the Blue Moon, by Mary Pope Osborne.

Mary Harris Russell doesn't disappoint with reviews of six new books in the Chicago Tribune:

  • Quest for the Tree Kangaroo: An Expedition to the Cloud Forest of New Guinea, by Sy Montgomery, photographs by Nic Bishop
  • Saving the Buffalo, by Albert Marrin
  • Trash, by Sharon Darrow
  • Ancient Thunder, by Leo Yerxa
  • Silly Billy, by Anthony Browne
  • Julia Morgan Built a Castle, by Celeste Davidson Mannis, illustrated by Miles Hyman

Susan Perren is back at the Globe and Mail, reviewing the following books:

  • Big City Song, by Debora Pearson, illustrated by Lynn Rowe Reid
  • My Mom Loves Me More Than Sushi, by Filomena Gomes, illustrated by Ashley Spires
  • Houndsley and Catina and the Birthday Surprise, by James Howe, illustrated by Marie-Louise Gay
  • How Monkeys Make Chocolate: Unlocking the Mysteries of the Rainforest, by Adrian Forsyth
  • Moby-Dick, by Herman Melville, presented by Jan Needles, illustrated by Patrick Benson