Monday, August 16, 2010

Some recent favourites...

The Vegetable Ark: A Tale of Two Brothers, Kim Kane and Sue deGennaro (Allen & Unwin)

A fantastic re-telling of the Noah's Ark story. This one is for the gentle greenies. Delightful illustrations. For 3+

Me and You, Anthony Browne (Doubleday)

We are big Anthony Browne fans. This is another re-telling, a beautiful version of Goldilocks and the Three Bears, which focuses on where Goldilocks came from and what happened to her after the bears frighten her away. 3+

Mr Gum and the Cherry Tree, Andy Stanton (Import Fiction)

A new Mr Gum book! Join Polly and Friday (and the evil Mr Gum) on another crazy adventure. 5+

The Midnight Zoo, Sonya Hartnett (Viking)

A beautiful new parable from the enormous talent of Sonya Hartnett. Gypsy brothers discover a zoo in a war-ravaged country and animals who need their help. For ages +

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