Liz Rosenberg reviews two new humorous novels for young readers in the Boston Globe--Diary of a Wimpy Kid: A Novel in Cartoons, by Jeff Kinney, and How to Steal a Dog, by Barbara O'Connor.
Cracker!: The Best Dog In Vietnam, by Cynthia Kadohata, is the Washington Post KidsPost Book of the Week
Janet Christie reviews new children's books for the Scotsman, including:
- The Legend of the Worst Boy in the World, by Eoin Colfer
- The Boyhood of Burglar Bill, by Allan Ahlberg
- Aaaarrgghh, Spider!, by Lydia Monks
Now I have a million reviews of my own to write, so I'm off to work!