Book Reviews

AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Lively language, funny stories, fanciful animals.
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By Rudyard Kipling
(1902)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
A spirited retelling of tales old and new.
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By Virginia Hamilton
(1995)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
A beautiful myth with luminous pictures.
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By Audrey Wood
(1995)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Folktales full of humor and history.
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By Virginia Hamilton
(1985)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
These tales educate, entertain, and entrance.
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By Mary Medlicott
(1995)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Jazzy, inventive take on West African folktale.
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By Verna Aardema
(1975)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
These fables are solid goofiness.
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By Jon Scieszka
(1998)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
A lesson in humanity laced with humor and magic.
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By Robert D. San Souci
(1989)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
The absurd behavior keeps kids coming back.
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By Esphyr Slobodkina
(1969)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Literary-quality fable is engaging, effective.
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By Mem Fox
(2000)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Beauty and the Beast retold in slow-paced but exotic tale.
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By Donna Jo Napoli
(2000)
AGE
2
QUALITY
 
Japanese tale is reinvented with humor.
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By Judy Sierra
(1999)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Adventures are gripping, a little gruesome.
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By Jane Yolen
(2000)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Clever novelization of the various Hermes myths.
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By Stephanie Spinner
(2005)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Greek myth has some intense aspects; OK for older kids.
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By Stephanie Spinner
(2005)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Horrifyingly realistic portrayal of ark for teens.
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By Geraldine McCaughrean
(2006)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
A giant saves the day in muy magical story.
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By Pat Mora
(2006)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Another Pinkney classic worth clucking about.
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By Jerry Pinkney
(2006)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Ancient Saxon saga in graphic novel form. Good but gory.
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By Gareth Hinds
(2007)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Smart picture-book version of the classic tale.
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By Hugh Lupton
(2006)

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