Japanese tale is reinvented with humor.
By Judy Sierra
A giant saves the day in muy magical story.
By Pat Mora
Elegant art makes this anniversary edition a real treasure.
By Jan Brett
Charming, sweetly illustrated version of classic story.
By Paul Galdone, Joanna C. Galdone
A lesson in humanity laced with humor and magic.
By Robert D. San Souci
Jazzy, inventive take on West African folktale.
By Verna Aardema
The absurd behavior keeps kids coming back.
By Esphyr Slobodkina
Another Pinkney classic worth clucking about.
By Jerry Pinkney
Japanese legend vividly told in striking picture book.
By Wendy Henrichs
Fable retold with fabulous artwork and an updated twist.
By Cynthia von Buhler
Heartwarming folk tale teaches kids the joy of sharing.
By Heather Forest
Folk tale steeped in rich language and elegant art.
By Mal Peet, Elspeth Graham
Literary-quality fable is engaging, effective.
By Mem Fox
Lively language, funny stories, fanciful animals.
By Rudyard Kipling
A beautiful myth with luminous pictures.
By Audrey Wood
These fables are solid goofiness.
By Jon Scieszka
Folktale about hope, flying, and the magic of storytelling.
By Alice McGill
Smart picture-book version of the classic tale.
By Hugh Lupton
Magical storytelling brings African folktales to life.
By Nelson Mandela
Giant legend too heady and scary for little ones.
By David Wisniewski