- Gene Luen Yang reviews Shaun Tan's The Arrival. (Check out educating alice for recent Shaun Tan posts.)
- Leonard S. Marcus considers Peter Sis's The Wall.
- Bruce Handy reviews picture books about animals "who explore the world."
- J. Patrick Lewis reviews Christopher Myers's Jabberwocky.
- Sara London praises Laura Vaccaro Seeger's The Egg.
- James Hynes reviews Scott Westerfeld's Extras.
- David Lipsky considers Peter Cameron's Someday This Pain Will be Useful to You.
- Bruce Barcott reviews the Young Adult title of the season, Sherman Alexei's The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian.
- David Pogue thinks the new Star Wars pop-up, written and illustrated by Matthew Reinhart, is pretty great.
- Lisa Von Drasek reviews Adam Rex's The True Meaning of Smekday.
- Meg Wolitzer reviews Megan McDonald's new American Girl series Meet Julie.
- Dwight Garner reviews Nick Hornby's Slam. (Here's my recent review. I loved it.)
- Regina Marler considers Gregory Maguire's What-the-Dickens: The Story of a Rogue Tooth Fairy
- Rebecca Zerkin takes a look at recent fairy tale retellings
- In this season's essay, Steven Heller calls for books about a 1960s that are not cliched.
- Web Extra: "Best Illustrated Children's Books of 2007." I only agree with about 1/2 of their choices. How about you? Which titles are missing?
Saturday, November 10, 2007
Weekend Reviews (I)
It's time again for the Fall Children's Book section in the New York Times. Here's what's available online now: