Following my meeting their representatives at the 2012 Wordstock festival in Portland, Oregon, a copy of what was quite likely the most interesting book discovery I made at that event, Caelyn A.B. Williams and Kati Green’s Eliza’s Journal, arrived in my post box. Formatted as the journal of a teen-aged girl spending the summer with relatives on Orcas […]
News of newly published or forthcoming books.
Continuing with the books for children and young adults theme this week brings us to a work that is unquestionably a book for children: Fidget’s Folly. The second Fidget book by the author and illustrator team of Stacey Patterson and Vadim Gorbatov, Fidget’s Folly take up the story of Fidget and Echo, a pair of young Peregrine […]
While I don’t often receive many books for children and young adults for review, these past few weeks have been quite the exception; thus I’m devoting this week to sharing a few of the new ones that have particularly caught my eye. The first of these (with a significant caveat to which I’ll return in […]
Not so very long ago – at least in geologic time – a host of now extinct megafauna roamed the earth; then suddenly at the end of the last ice age they vanished. What happened? Many have postulated that a dramatic change in the climate did them in; however in Sharon Levy‘s Once & Future Giants; What […]