Don't miss the Guardian's series on Christmas books past, present, and future. Many authors chose childhood favorites for Christmas past. The series is in three parts: part one; part two; and part three.
Julia Eccleshare chooses "the best books to keep kids indoors at Christmas" in the Guardian.
Claire Martin recommends three new children's books in the Salt Lake Tribune.
Maria Tatar reviews Gregory Maguire's latest, What-the-Dickens: The Story of a Rogue Tooth Fairy, for the Globe and Mail.
Also in this weekend's Globe and Mail:
- Marnie Parsons reviews Very Serious Children, by Caroline Adderson and illustrated by Joe Weissman
- John Burns reviews Nick Hornby's Slam
- Susan Juby has written a tongue-in-cheek piece entitles "The Limits of Kidlit."
- Wendy Kitts reviews Nicolas on Vacation, by René Goscinny and illustrated by Jacques Sempé (Translated by Anthea Bell)
- Susan Perren gives us her top 11 children's books of 2007
- Susan Perren also reviews new picture books
- Sigh, sigh, and triple sigh. The Canadians have the Horrible Histories and Jane Yolleck reviews a few this week.
- Laura Penny reviews The Daring Book for Girls, by Andrea J. Buchanan and Miriam Peskowitz
- Donna Bailey Nurse reviews Christopher Paul Curtis's Elijah of Buxton
- Susan Perren reviews NBA Award-winner The Absolutely True Story of a Part-time Indian, by Sherman Alexie
- Also: Books for Children--In Brief
- And, also: Audiobooks for Children
- Illustrated Children's Books (with a focus on celebrity children's books), by Tom Payne
- Toby Clements recommends books for the 8-12 crowd
- Alastair Sooke reviews Teen fiction
Mary Harris Russell reviews six new books for the Chicago Tribune.
Enjoy! More tomorrow...