Friday, November 24, 2006

Oh, it's the most wonderful time...of the year...

if you like lists, that is!

Julie Eccleshare rounds up her favorites of 2006 for the Guardian. Highlights include:

  • Encyclopedia Prehistorica: Sharks and other Sea Monsters, by Robert Sabuda and Matthew Reinhart
  • Clarice Bean, Don't Look Now, by Lauren Child
  • The Horrible History of the World, by Terry Deary, illustrated by Martin Brown (I hope Santa brings me this one, truth be told!)
  • Caddy Ever After, by Hilary McKay
  • Soul Eater, by Michelle Paver
  • Larklight, by Philip Reeve, illustrated by David Wyatt

ETA: Michele at Scholar's Blog has just posted a detailed review Larklight.