Animal Humor

-- retold fairytales illustrated by Lita Judge--

UGLY
2006 Hyperion Books for Young Readers (pb 2008)

ISBN 0-7868-3753-5

  • Junior Library Guild

  • Oklahoma Sequoyah Book Award Master List

  • Capitol Choices Noteworthy Book

  • starred review KIRKUS

CAPITOL CHOICES:

...this excellent read-aloud introduces young readers to an exotic habitat.

 

KIRKUS: 

...fabulous coming-of-age story... beautiful lessons about finding oneself, about fitting in (or not), about the implacability of nature and weather and the importance of maternal advice.

HIGHLIGHTS MAGAZINE, a child review:

...you'll want to read it again and again... It sounds like music when it's being read to you.

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To hear the first chapter read by the author, click here.

MOGO, THE THIRD WARTHOG (pb 2011)
2008 Hyperion Books for Young Readers

ISBN-10: 1-4231-0816-7

  • Junior Library Guild

  • New York Public Library's 2008 list of 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing

  • Keystone State Reading Association Book Award List for Intermediate Level

  • Dorothy Canfield Fisher Book Award Master List, Vermont

  • Tennessee Association of School Librarians list of outstanding books

  • Sunshine State Young Readers Award List, Florida

KIRKUS:

.....the joys and very real dangers of life on the savanna...

 

 

BOOKLIST:

...well-told, life-or-death adventure tale...children who love animals, even those as aparently unlovable as the warthog, will be in their element here.

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