The princess is blind. She also refuses to speak, and who can heal that? Not the doctors, only the tiger. So off Princess Cinnamon goes to forest, which she can’t see, to hang with the tiger. Strange story, lovely artwork.
Best part: a nine year old boy wants to make a rainbow. He knows rainbows live over the waterfall in the summer, but now it is winter. So he cuts a piece of ice into a triangle and puts it in sunlight … and spills a rainbow on the ground. Hm, but rainbow bridges are … More Odd and the Frost Giants & Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman
Don’t marry that man – he’s going to die in a year. Is a year of happiness worth the sorrow of being a widow? What if you are a pious princess who could ‘bargain’ with death? View all my reviews
What a fun book. A little girl enjoys the parade with music and ‘real live fire’. And she’s got her very own flag to wave! The Sefer Torah or ‘scroll of the Bible’ is paraded from the house of the family that commissioned it to the synagogue will it will be used. The Torah scroll … More Sefer Torah Parade by Tzivia Adler
Going to school and sitting in classroom – with no teacher – is harder than you’d think. Five children learn something unexpected. The super-responsible person learns to relax. The super-irresponsible person learns to step up and pay attention. The super-fashionable person learns to focus on character, not clothes. The super-bashful person learns to speak up. … More Class Dismissed by Allan Woodrow
The words were OK, just a few stumbles, the pictures were WONDERFUL the weapons were hilarious, the uniforms were full of shiny. But why did one side all wear blue and one side all wore orange?
9 year old review: Do I have to read this? It’s fun to listen about the make-believe animals, but * year old did not want to stumble through the weird words.