Category Archives: Folklore

The Gnomes’ Winter Journey by Ernst Kreidolf

The Gnomes’ Winter Journey by Ernst Kreidolf. c1924 (German), 2016, Floris: 2017, 2022. 9781782508182 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book Genre: Fantasy What did you like about the book? Three forest … Continue reading

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Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky, adapted by Robert Venditti, illustrated by Olivia Stephens

Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky: The Graphic Novel adapted by Robert Venditti, illustrated by Olivia Stephens, based on the novel by Kwame Mbalia. Disney Hyperion, 2022. 9781368072809 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) … Continue reading

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Tâpwê and the Magic Hat by Buffy Sainte-Marie, illustrations by Buffy Sainte-Marie & Michelle Alynn Clement

Tâpwê and the Magic Hat by Buffy Sainte-Marie, illustrations by Buffy Sainte-Marie & Michelle Alynn Clement. Greystone Kids, 2022. 9781771645461 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Magic realism/folklore What did you like about … Continue reading

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A Thousand Steps into Night by Traci Chee

A Thousand Steps into Night by Traci Chee, Clarion, 2022. 9780358469988 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Fantasy What did you like about the book? 17-year-old Miuko is kissed by a demon … Continue reading

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From Dust, A Flame by Rebecca Podos

From Dust, A Flame by Rebecca Podos, Balzer + Bray, 2022. 9780062699060 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic folklore (Jewish)/fantasy What did you like about the book? On the morning of … Continue reading

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The Song of the Nightingale by Tanya Landman, illustrated by Laura Carlin

The Song of the Nightingale by Tanya Landman, illustrated by Laura Carlin, Candlewick Studio, 2020. 9781536217681 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book?  When the … Continue reading

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Putuguq & Kublu and the Attack of the Amautalik! by Roselynn Akulukjuk and Danny Christopher. Illustrated by Astrid Arijanto

Putuguq & Kublu and the Attack of the Amautalik! by Roselynn Akulukjuk and Danny Christopher. Illustrated by Astrid Arijanto. Inhabit Media, 2022. 9781772274196 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 Format: Paperback graphic novel Genre:  Realistic fiction … Continue reading

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Temple Alley Summer by Sachiko Kashiwaba, illustrations by Miho Satake

Temple Alley Summer by Sachiko Kashiwaba, illustrations by Miho Satake; translated from the Japanese by Avery Fischer Udagawa, Yonder/Restless Books, 2021. c2011. 9781632063038 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5+ Format: Hardcover Genre: Folklore/Supernatural What did … Continue reading

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Tamarind and the Star of Ishtar by Jasbinder Bilan

Tamarind and the Star of Ishtar by Jasbinder Bilan. Chicken House, Scholastic, 2022. 9781338769432 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: ARC (publication April, 2022) Genre: Magical realism What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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A Comb of Wishes by Lisa Stringfellow

A Comb of Wishes by Lisa Stringfellow. Quill Tree Books, 2022. 9780063043435 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Paperback ARC (published February 8th, 2022) Genre:  Fantasy What did you like about the book? This … Continue reading

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