Category: cultural

PRINCESS SOPHIE AND THE SIX SWANS

PRINCESS SOPHIE AND THE SIX SWANS A fable from the Brothers Grimm, retold and illustrated by Kim Jacobs, is a tale about loyalty and perseverance, an old tale retold with simplicity and beauty. Illustrations are a gentle sweep of color…

A Gefilte Fishy Tale​

I thought a book titled A Gefilte Fishy Tale was going to be too lightweight for this blog, but this little book turned out to be a delight (and we are in the midst of a Jewish holiday season, after…

Picture Book Roundup-August 2016

Maggie McGillicuddy’s Eye for Trouble by Susan Hughes and illustrations by Brooke Kerrigan is a delightful story of a friendship between an elderly woman and a young boy who lives next door. The subject of the book is not “race”…