Category Archives: Fables

Alice & Gert: An Ant and Grasshopper Story by Helaine Becker, illustrated by Dena Seiferling

Alice & Gert: An Ant and Grasshopper Story by Helaine Becker, illustrated by Dena Seiferling. Owlkids Books, 2020. 9781771473583 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover  Genre: Fable  What did you like about the … Continue reading

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The Pepperstorm/ Tormenta de Pimienta – written by Rafael Ordoñez, illustrated by Marisa Morea

The Pepperstorm – written by Rafael Ordoñez, illustrated by Marisa Morea, NubeOcho, 9788417673802, 2021 Tormenta de Pimienta – written by Rafael Ordoñez, illustrated by Marisa Morea, NubeOcho, 9788417673796, 2021   Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 What did you like about the book? This story is a clever and … Continue reading

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Reynard the Fox: Tales from the Life of Renard the Fox retold by Renate Raecke, illustrated by Jonas Lauströer

Reynard the Fox: Tales from the Life of Reynard the Fox retold by Renate Raecke, illustrated by Jonas Lauströer. Minedition, 2020. 9781662650062 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Trickster tale What did you … Continue reading

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Vessel of Promises: A Bookish Fable by Stephan Cowan, illustrated by Ed Young

    Vessel of Promises: A Bookish Fable by Stephan Cowan, illustrated by Ed Young, Philomel (an imprint of Penguin Random House), 9780525513872, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover What did you like … Continue reading

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The Tale of the Tiger Slippers – Jan Brett

 The Tale of the Tiger Slippers– Jan Brett, G. P. Putnam’s Sons, (9780399170744), 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? Another gorgeously luscious … Continue reading

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The Clever Tailor – Srividhya Venkat, illustrated by Nayantara Surendranath

  The Clever Tailor – Srividhya Venkat, illustrated by Nayantara Surendranath, Karadi Tales, 9788193388907, 2019 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Picture What did you like about the book? I absolutely loved … Continue reading

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Our Principal’s in His Underwear! by Stephanie Calmenson, Illustrated by Aaron Blecha

Our Principal’s in His Underwear! by Stephanie Calmenson, Illustrated by Aaron Blecha. Aladdin Quix, 9781481466721, 2019 Format: Hardcover, 48 pages Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Genre:  Nonfiction 398.2-Fable What did you like about the book? Lighthearted and quick … Continue reading

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Who Will Bell the Cat? – written Patricia C. McKissack, illustrated by Christopher Cyr

     Who Will Bell the Cat? – written Patricia C. McKissack, illustrated by Christopher Cyr, Holiday House, 9780823437009, 2018 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Picture Book/Fable What did you like about the book? The mice in the … Continue reading

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Fables You Shouldn’t Pay Any Attention To by Florence Parry Heide and Sylvia Worth Van Clief, illustrated by Sergio Ruzzier

   Fables You Shouldn’t Pay Any Attention To by Florence Parry Heide and Sylvia Worth Van Clief, illustrated by Sergio Ruzzier, Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2017 ISBN: 978-1-4814-6382-9 Format:  hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a starred … Continue reading

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