Here are the reviews up so far:
Josh Lacey reviews The Devil's Breath, by David Gilman, for the Guardian.
Bob Minzesheimer recommends four new children's books in USAToday.
It's children's books week at the New York Times. Here's what you can find in the Sunday Book Review:
- Charles McGrath reviews two Beowolf adaptations for Young Adults.
- A Young People's History of the United States: Volume One: Columbus to the Spanish-American War, by Howard Zinn (adapted by Rebecca Stefoff) is reviewed by Walter Kirn.
- Lisa von Drasek reviews the new No Talking, by Andrew Clements (She calls it Clements's best school story since Frindle.)
- This week's Bookshelf is devoted to children's books (And, oooh! My favorite MG of the year--At the Firefly Gate--is there.)
Elizabeth Ward is back in the Washington Post with her children's book column. Here's what she reviews this week:
- A Good Day, by Kevin Henkes
- Has Anyone Seen My Emily Greene? by Norma Fox Mazer
- Little Donkey and the Birthday Present, by Rindert Kromhout, translated from the Dutch by Marianne Martens
- A Promise is a Promise, by Florence Parry Heide
- The Flying Bed, by Nancy Willard
Mary Harris Russell doesn't fail us! She's back in the Chicago Tribune with reviews of six new books, including:
- Fabian Escapes, by Peter McCarty
- Mama's Saris, by Pooja Makhijani, illustrated by Elena Gomez (Yay, Pooja!)
- Bossy Bear, by David Horvath
- Orange Pear Apple Bear, by Emily Gravett
- Little Neighbors on Sunnyside Street, by Jessica Spanyol
- The Wednesday Wars, by Gary D. Schmidt
- The List, by Hazel Hutchins, illustrated by Maria van Lieshout
- Monster, Don't Eat Me! by Carl Norac, illustrated by Carll Cneut
- Old Mother Bear, by Victoria Miles, illustrated by Molly Bang
- SOS: Stories of Survival: True Tales of Disaster, Tragedy and Courage, by Ed Butts
- Mistik Lake, by Martha Brooks
More tomorrow, along with update #2 from the Children's Literature Association conference and a review of Ellen Wittlinger's Parrotfish.