Nicholas A. Basbanes reviews late summer picture books for the Pittsburgh Tribune.
The 13th Floor: A Ghost Story, by Sid Fleischman, is the Washington Post KidsPost Book of the Week.
Nicolette Jones praises Puff The Magic Dragon, song by Peter Yarrow and Lenny Lipton, paintings by Eric Puybaret in the Times. (I always thought that song was about pot. That's what I heard when I was a kid in the 70s at least. In any case, it's very much a Giving Tree type of song.)