Entries Tagged as 'New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Books of 2009'

The Lion and the Mouse

December 16th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY Jerry Pinkney’s new book is a visual treat, using stunning illustrations to retell Aesop’s fable.  Using only the occasional sound, Mr. Pinkney’s storybook lends itself to an interpretation that supports and reinforces animal rights.  The gist is this: the lion spares the mouse and the mouse frees the lion from a […]

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