By: Roald Dahl Fiction 1985 Subject Matter: Giraffes; Pelicans; Monkeys; Candy Rating: 4/5 How do you not love Roald Dahl?
By: Cynthia Rylant 1991 Nonfiction Subject Matter: Appalachian Region; Southern; Descriptions and travel; Social life and customs Rating: 3.5/5 Appalachia by Cynthia Rylant, in my opinion, is just as much “by” Barry Moser, the illustrator.
By: Lewis Carroll Followed by Through the Looking-Glass 1865 Fiction Subject Matter: Fantasy; Sir John Tenniel Rating: 4/5 Fantasy, indeed! Who hasn’t heard of Alice in Wonderland? Yeah. Nobody.
By: L. M. Montgomery Anne of Green Gables Book 1 1908 Fiction Rating: 3/5 Anne of Green Gables is one of those books that is so ubiquitously a childhood classic that I’m shocked I made it through my formative years… Continue Reading
By: Hans Christian Andersen 1800s (this version was published 1956) Fiction Rating: 4/5 This book appeared mysteriously in my possession around the same time as The Keeper of the Bees. I’m not sure where it came from or why,… Continue Reading
By: Theodore Taylor (Not technically a series, but followed by Timothy of the Cay) 1969 Fiction Rating: 2.5/5 Can we just talk about that cover for a hot second? Yes. That’s real. Whoever designed that should be fired. I… Continue Reading
By: Antoine de Saint-Exupery 1943 Fiction Subject Matter: Fairy tales Rating: 4.5/5 Yes, The Little Prince is a children’s book. No, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t read it. The back of this book purports that this short tale of a… Continue Reading