Review: Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy by Karen Foxlee

Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy is a dazzling modern day retelling of the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale The Snow Queen. Her grief still fresh after…

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Review: The Legend of Old Befana by Tomie dePaola

Today is Epiphany! Last night La Befana came to our house and brought C some sweet treats. Since I’m busy reading for Bout of…

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Review: xo Orpheus: Fifty New Myths edited by Kate Bernheimer

Title: xo Orpheus: Fifty New MythsEditor: Kate BernheimerPublisher: Penguin BooksReleased: September 24, 2013Source: publisher (NetGalley) Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Goodreads Synopsis (from…

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Small Fry Saturday: The Giant Cabbage: An Alaska Folktale

Small Fry Saturday is a meme inspired by The Well-Read Redhead, showcasing books our children enjoy. This week’s pick is: Title: The Giant Cabbage:…

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Patrick: Patron Saint of Ireland by Tomie dePaola

Title: Patrick: Patron Saint of IrelandAuthor: Tomie dePaolaPublisher: Open Road Integrated MediaReleased: March 5, 2013Source: publisher (NetGalley) Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Goodreads (links…

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Magic Words by Vanita Oelschlager

I recently had the pleasure of reading a unique book to my daughter: Magic Words: From the Ancient Oral Tradition of the Inuit, published by Vanita…

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The Aeneid for Boys and Girls by Alfred J. Church

While browsing for an ebook version of the Latin epic poem The Aeneid by Virgil, I happened across The Aeneid for Boys and Girls by Alfred J. Church. The…

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The Legend of Old Befana by Tomie dePaola

Title: The Legend of Old BefanaAuthor: Tomie dePaolaPublisher: SandpiperReleased: 1980Source: my personal library Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Goodreads Synopsis: This is a delightful…

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