{book} crazy hair

DAY 09 Crazy Hair by Neil Gaiman, Illustrated by Dave McKean HarperCollins, 2005, 2009. I was looking to reread The Wolves in the Wall, but they only had Crazy Hair available on the Library shelf. Was I disappointed? no. When I think of Illustrators a child should experience at least once in their young picture book career, Dave McKeanContinue reading “{book} crazy hair”

“joyn me”

Woolvs in the Sitee by Margaret Wild & Anne Spudvilas Originally published Penguin Group (Australia), 2006. US edition: Front Street (Boyd Mills Press), 2007. Picture Book, ages 10 & up. In a strange and sinister world, Ben is in hiding from the “woolvs.” His only ally, Missus Radinski, doesn’t believe the woolvs exist–until it is tooContinue reading ““joyn me””

Slog’s Dad

“Slogger, man,” I said. “Your dad’s dead.” “I know that, Davie. But it’s him. He’s come back again, like he said he would.” Do you believe in life after death? Slog does. He believes that the scruffy man on a bench outside the butcher shop is his dad, returned to visit him one last time.Continue reading “Slog’s Dad”