Sunday, April 15, 2007

Weekend Reviews (II)

It's spring again in the Midwest--the sun is shining, the birds are cheeping, and lawn mowers are revving up. I feel for you all on the East Coast, and I hope the big storm will pass quickly.

Here are more weekend reviews:

Our own Fuse #8 has a review column up at Newsday. She reviews picture books, including Pale Male and 17 Things I'm Not Allowed to Do Anymore.

How Nearly Everything Was Invented, by Jilly MacLeod, illustrated by Lisa Swerling and Ralph Lazar, is the Washington Post Book of the Week.

Janet Christie reviews children's books for The Scotsman.

Mary Harris Russell reviews six new books for the Chicago Tribune. They include:
  • Wag a Tail, by Lois Ehlert
  • That Rabbit Belongs to Emily Brown, by Cressida Cowell and Neal Layton
  • Flora Segunda, by Ysabeau S. Wilce
  • Today at the Bluebird Cafe: A Branchful of Birds, by Deborah Ruddell, illustrated by Joan Rankin
  • Animal Poems, by Valerie Worth, pictures by Steve Jenkins
  • Mars Needs Moms! by Berkeley Breathed