Sunday, January 20, 2008

Weekend Reviews (I-II)

Whew! What a busy weekend. I'm checking in now with this weekend's reviews. Here's what I've found:

Philip Ardagh reviews The Master of the Fallen Chairs, by Henry Porter, for the

Amanda Craig considers children's books with "varmints and vermin" (what could be better?) for the Times.

Jane Henderson talks books with "graphic formats," including Knuffle Bunny Too and The Invention of Hugo Cabret for The Saint Louis Post-Dispatch.

Nicholas A. Basbanes reviews several new picture books for the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

Elizabeth Ward reviews Seasons of Ice, by Diane Les Becquets, for the Washington Post.

100 Dogs Who Changed Civilization, by Sam Stall, is the Washington Post Kids Post Book of the Week.

Addis Berner Bear Forgets, by Joel Stewart, is the Times Children's Book of the Week.

Mary Harris Russell reviews six new books for the Chicago Tribune, including We Are One: The Story of Bayard Rustin, by Larry Dane Brimner.

Pamela Fieber considers "what's worth reading in kids' books" for the Calgary Herald.

Janet Christie reviews new children's books, including the new Worst Witch title, for the Scotsman.

The Telegraph
has a big children's issue up this week. It includes:
Happy Monday!