We couldn’t get through October without mentioning wolves, and herewith are two tales that celebrate the oft-maligned and misunderstood canis lupus. @newyorkreviewbooks @eerdblurbs The New York Review Children’s Collection recently reissued Catherine Storr’s (1913-2001) collection of modern-day fables called The Complete Polly and the Wolf. Originally published in the U.K. in 1955, Storr’s stories of little Polly outwitting
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Summer isn’t over yet, so here are a few books that capture the whimsical spirit of these final days of the season. Now Open the Box, by Dorothy Kunhardt; The New York Review of Children’s Books, $16.95, 72 pages, ages 4-7. Before Clifford the Big Red Dog, there was little Peewee the circus dog. Originally
Hickory by Palmer Brown; The New York Review of Children’s Books, $14.95, 56 pages, ages 5-8. © The New York Review of Children’s Books Inspired by the classic nursery rhyme, Palmer Brown’s mouse adventure starts out in a cozy grandfather clock. Aside from the occasional mousetrap, life is good for Hickory, Dickory and Dock.
“The Abandoned,” by Paul Gallico; The New York Review of Books, $15.95, 312 pages, ages 8-12. While trying to save a stray cat from certain death, eight-year old Peter is struck by a coal truck and thrown to the side of the road. During the resulting coma he is magically turned into
Interview on November 11 2012 at the Waldorf Astoria NYC Introduction to “Pinocchio” by Umberto Eco, “…it’s not even a fairy tale, since it lacks the fairy tale’s indifference to everyday reality and doesn’t limit itself to one simple basic moral, but rather deals with many.” On Veteran’s Day a couple weeks