Entries Tagged as 'Fantasy'

Posie Pixie and the Torn Tunic

April 21st, 2014 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN Minus a brief reference to ham on page 16, this 52-page book (received as a review copy) is one I wished was in my library when I was a young gal. Adorably British, this elementary reader centers on a delightful little pixie named Posie who wanders through a charming woods […]

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Monster on the Hill

August 27th, 2013 · 4 Comments · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM I’m rhapsodizing about graphic novels again but if you’ve read the works I’ve reviewed previously for Vegbooks, you’ve (I hope) fallen in love with Owly and Hilda as our family has. You will also love Rayburn, the titular Monster on the Hill by Rob Harrell. Now, the back cover blurb of this book includes endorsements by […]

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Steam Train, Dream Train

June 24th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM “Don’t judge a book by its cover” is cliche for a reason and I wanted to be sure to share that the latest book from the team of author Sherri Duskey Rinker and illustrator Tom Lichtenheld (who wrote and illustrated Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site, a favorite in our house) is not about a […]

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The Cats of Tanglewood Forest

May 21st, 2013 · No Comments · Books

Review By HUYEN MACMICHAEL I was scared after reading the first chapter of The Cats of Tanglewood Forest with my 6-year-old. Not the hide-under-the-bed-like-a-scaredy-cat scared but the “what-the-heck-have-I-gotten-myself-into?” scared. The hide-under-the-bed-scared came later (my daughter did not seem to be scared at all by the story). But what can you do when you’ve started a […]

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