Thursday, January 21, 2010

New Books

Supersister - Beth Cadena
A young girl does all kinds of things around the house to help her pregnant mother, proud that when the new baby comes she is going to be "a super sister."

Calamity Jack - Shannon and Dean Hale
In this graphic novel interpretation of "Jack and the beanstalk," Jack is a born schemer who climbs a magical beanstalk in the hope of exacting justice from a mean giant and gaining a fortune for his widowed mother, aided by some friends.

Christian the Lion - Anthony Bourke
Recounts the story of a lion cub purchased by two friends from a London department store.

Oh, Rats! - Albert Marrin
Get ready to look at rats in a whole new way. These intelligent, compassionate creatures are greatly misunderstood.

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