Saturday, April 14, 2007

Weekend Reviews (I)

After a few slow weekends, it looks as if this weekend will be a big one for children's book reviews. Here's what is showing up online so far:

Many reviews in The New York Times Book Review. They include:

Sherman Alexie's Flight is reviewed in the Washington Post.

Julie Masis tells the tale behind the publication of Peter Arenstam's Felix and his Mayflower II Adventures in The Boston Globe.

Susan Perren reviews new children's books for the Globe and Mail. They include:

  • Ten Old Men and a Mouse, by Cary Fagan, illustrated by Gary Clement
  • A Good Day, by Kevin Henkes
  • The Aunts Come Marching, by Bill Richardson, illustrated by Cynthia Nugent
  • Once Upon a Full Moon, written and illustrated by Elizabeth Quan
  • Pure Spring, by Brian Doyle

Amanda Craig reviews two new historical fiction titles--The Falconer's Knot, by Mary Hoffman, and The Medici Curse, by Matt Chamings--for the Times.

Katie Law reviews Jacqueline Wilson's autobiography for the youngsters--Jacky Daydream--for the Scotsman.

More later....