Saturday, July 28, 2007

Weekend Reviews (I)

Happy weekend, everyone! Here are the early weekend reviews:

Susan Perren reviews several children's books for the Globe and Mail, including:

  • That Stripy Cat, by Norene Smiley, illustrated by Tara Anderson
  • The Sakura Tree, by Carolyn McTighe, illustrated by Karen Brownlee
  • Mee-an and the Magic Serpent, by Baba Waque Diakite
  • The Eco-Singer of Kiran Singer, by Sue Ann Alderson, illustrated by Millie Balance
  • The Talented Clementine, by Sarah Pennypacker, illustrations by Marla Frazee

Kathleen Baxter recommends a few new books, including one of my favorites, The New Policeman, for the Minnesota Star Tribune.

Elizabeth Ward considers new fairy tale retellings for the Washington Post, including John Cech's The Elves and the Shoemaker.

I haven't been linking to the Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows reviews, but this one is by Amanda Craig for the Times.

Kathryn Hughes reviews Elizabeth Laird's Crusade for the Guardian.

Mary Harris Russell reviews six new books for the Chicago Tribune, including:

  • Love, Stargirl, by Jerry Spinelli
  • Another Book About Design: Complicated Doesn't Make It Bad, by Mark Conyea
  • Ginger Bear, by Mini Grey
  • The Story of Charles Atlas, by Meghan McCarthy
  • Close to the Wind: The Beaufort Scale, by Peter Malone
  • One Thousand Tracings: Healing the Wounds of World War II, by Lita Judge

Katie Haegele reviews Beige, by Cecil Castellucci, for The Philadelphia Inquirer. (She loved it.)

Not a review, but the Washington Post takes a look at Harry Potter reviews for Book 1 and Book 7.

More tomorrow...