Category Archives: Classics

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt – by Michael Rosen, illustrated by Helen Oxenbury

 We’re Going on a Bear Hunt (Sound Book)  – by Michael Rosen, illustrated by Helen Oxenbury, Candlewick Press, 9781536212617, 2020 Format: Board book Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review)  5 What did you like about the … Continue reading

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The Little Mermaid and The True-Hearted Tin Soldier by Hans Christian Andersen – illustrated by Helen Crawford-White

  The Little Mermaid and The True-Hearted Tin Soldier by Hans Christian Andersen, translated by Misha Hoekstra, illustrated by Helen Crawford-White, Pushkin Press, 9781782692492, 2019, The Little Mermaid original 1837 and The True-Hearted Tin Soldier original 1838 Format: Paperback Rating: … Continue reading

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The Castle In the Attic – Elizabeth Winthrop

    The Castle In the Attic (35th Anniversary Edition) – Elizabeth Winthrop, Holiday House, (9780823444243), c1968, 2019 Format:  Hardcover Genre: Fantasy Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 4 What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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Rain Makes Applesauce by Julian Scheer, illustrated by Marvin Bileck

 Rain Makes Applesauce by Julian Scheer, illustrated by Marvin Bileck, Holiday House, 9780823400911 (hardcover), 9780823443611 (restored hardcover), 2019 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Picture book What did you like about the book? Rain Makes … Continue reading

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Dracula (Manga Classics) – written by Bram Stoker, illustrated by Virgina Nitouhel, adapted by Stacy King

  Dracula (Manga Classics) – written by Bram Stoker, illustrated by Virgina Nitouhel, adapted by Stacy King, Manga Classics, 9781947808065, 2019 Format: Paperback Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: Horror What did you like about the book?  The story of … Continue reading

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Hamlet (Manga Classics)- William Shakespeare, Crystal Chan, art by Julien Choy

   Hamlet (Manga Classics) – William Shakespeare, Crystal Chan, art by Julien Choy, Manga Classics, Inc., (9781947808126), 2019 Format: Paperback Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Classic What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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Marge’s Little Lulu: Working Girl – John Stanely

 Marge’s Little Lulu: Working Girl – John Stanely, Drawn & Quarterly, (9781770463653), 2019 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5  Genre: Comic/cartoon  What did you like about the book?  I actually read Little Lulu … Continue reading

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Animal Farm: The Graphic Novel adapted and illustrated by Odyr

Animal Farm: The Graphic Novel adapted and illustrated by Odyr. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2019. 9780358093152 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Fantasy/Classic What did you like about the book? George Orwell’s “fairy story,” first published in … Continue reading

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The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, retold by Philip Edwards, illustrated by Adam Horsepool

The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, retold by Philip Edwards, illustrated by Adam Horsepool. Flowerpot Press, 9781486713110, 2019  Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Genre: Picture  What did you like about the book? This … Continue reading

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The Story of Gulliver by Jonathan Coe, illustrated by Sara Oddi

The Story of Gulliver by Jonathan Coe, illustrated by Sara Oddi. Pushkin Children’s, 2019. ISBN 9781782692072 Format: Paperback Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Fantasy/classic What did you like about the book? Jonathan Swift’s classic story is retold … Continue reading

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