Posts tagged Children's literature
Adventurers, Grab a jacket. We're Heading to China and It's Wintertime.

Grace Lin has created a lovely world of Chinese characters, blending a little bit of history with a whole lot of Chinese folktales. The story weaves in and out of the folktales until you delightfully aren’t sure which is which. Characters in the tales take on new meaning as the plot thickens. I tried to guess how it would all turn out, but I was still surprised by the ending.

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The Case of the Missing Moonstone

I have a confession to make. I don’t just read children’s books because my children bring them home (like in the case of One Came Home. Read the review here), sometimes I read them because they just plain look awesome. On the cover of The Case of the Missing Moonstone two girls hover in a hot air balloon over the rooftops of London. Who could resist?!

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