Daniel Handler (of all people) reviews etiquette books for the youngsters in the New York Times. Here's a stunning quote from the article: "Whoopi Goldberg’s philosophical principles are sounder. (It’s so nice to write a sentence one suspects has never been written before.) "
Stephanie Deutsch (New York Times) reviews Russell Freedman's The Adventures of Marco Polo, illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline.
This week's New York Times "Bookshelf" is devoted to picture books, including one that is a must find for our house--Moon Plane, by Peter McCarty.
Elizabeth Ward is back in the Washington Post. This week she reviews picture books including:
- Pierre in Love, by Sara Pennypacker, illustrated by Petra Mathers
- Bronzeville Boys and Girls, by Gwendolyn Brooks, illustrated by Faith Ringgold
- Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, retold and illustrated by Marcia Williams
- Dimity Dumpty The Story of Humpty's Little Sister, by Bob Graham