Sunday, November 11, 2007

Weekend Reviews (II)

Here is the remainder of this weekend's reviews:

Amanda Craig reviews Anthony Horowitz's Snakehead for the Times.

Mary Harris Russell reviews six new children's books for the Chicago Tribune, including:
  • Diamonds in the Shadow, by Caroline B. Cooney
  • Punk Farm on Tour, by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
  • What's Eating You?: Parasites--the Inside Story, by Nicola Davies, illustrated by Neal Layton
  • Weird Weather: Everything You Didn't Want to Know About Climate Change but Probably Should Find Out, by Kate Evans
  • Tap Dancing on the Roof, by Linda Sue Park, illustrated by Istvan Banyai
  • The Night Tourist, by Katherine Marsh
Susan Perren reviews five new titles for the Globe and Mail, including:
  • Mechanimals, by Chris Tougas
  • Stories at the Door, by Jan Andrews, illustrated by Francis Blake
  • What's Eating You?, by Nicola Davies, illustrated by Neal Layton (Hey, it's the book of the week!)
  • The Inuit Thought of It: Amazing Arctic Inventions, by Alootook Ipellie, illustrated by David MacDonald
  • Maggie and the Chocolate War, by Michelle Mulder
Katie Haegele reviews Margo Lanagan's Red Spikes for the Philadelphia Inquirer.

Mary Schulte recommends many a good children's book for the Kansas City Star.