- A review of Mugglenet.com's What Will Happen in Harry Potter 7: Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Falls in Love and How Will the Adventure Finally End? Lee Siegel reviews the book and concludes, "Either way, this wonderfully enthralled, believing, open book makes me hope that Rowling ends Harry's story, when she does, with Yeats's tender lines in mind: 'I have spread my dreams under your feet; / Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.'"
- The first chapter of What Will Happen in Harry Potter 7 is currently available online as well.
- Tanya Lee Stone reviews Alabama Moon, by Watt Key.
- Rebecca Zerkin reviews When Harriet Tubman Led her People to Freedom, by Carole Boston Weatherford (llustrated by Kadir Nelson).
- J. Patrick Lewis considers Jack Prelutsky's Behold the Bold Umbrellaphant and Other Poems (ill. by Illustrated by Carin Berger).
- This month's Bookshelf is devoted to children's books as well and includes capsule reviews of The Higher Power of Lucky, The Hare and the Tortoise and Other Fables of LaFontaine, Bronzeville Boys and Girls, One Naked Baby: Counting to Ten and Back Again, On the Night You Were Born, and The Dog Child.
Wednesday, February 07, 2007
Weekend Reviews (I)-The Early Edition
The New York Times has its Sunday Book Review up early this week and guess what's on the menu? That's right--children's books. Here's what they have to offer: