Entries Tagged as 'Dark Children’s Books'

Mrs. Marlowe’s Mice

January 31st, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY If you’re the kind of person who likes animals attired in 1940s garb and dark story lines revolving around persecuted animals secreted away from Gestapo-like police cats, you’ll love Mrs. Marlowe’s Mice. (For the record, kiddo and I both fall in this category.) Is Frank and Devin Asch’s smart picture book […]

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Cherry and Olive

August 7th, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN Move over Nikki McClure fans, there’s a new hot shot artist-author on the Vegbooks blog. He’s Parisian. A little dark. A little gothic. And he has my heart. Ladies and gentlemen, meet Benjamin Lacombe. Cherry, who doesn’t actually like the fruit she’s named after, is a plump, alienated child who […]

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