Favourite Nursery Tales

DePaola, Tomie. Favorite Nursery Tales. New York: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2022.
This 127-page collection contains 30 well-known poems, fables, and folktales A Child’s Garden of Verses. The Lion and the Mouse. The Three Bears and The Little Red Hen. The Owl and the Pussycat and Chicken Licken.  All are wonderfully illustrated by the beloved Tomie DePaola, author and/or illustrator of more than 270 books in his lifetime. A classic that belongs in every collection of children’s books.

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The Story of Creation

In the beginning,…

Fleischman, Paul. First Light, First Life. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 2016.

A master storyteller and accomplished artist tells a story of creation that celebrates traditions from around the world. The design of the book – the layout, font, colours – enhances this outstanding companion to a previous collaboration between Paul Fleischman and Julie Pashkis: Glass Slipper, Gold Sandal: A Worldwide Cinderella. Recommended for readers 8 years old and up.

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