meet ignacious

Day Twenty-Two: Iggy Peck, Architect by Andrea Beaty, illus. by David Roberts Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2007. “A hilarious, irreverent book introduces Iggy Peck, who has been building fabulous creations since he was two. But when his new second-grade teacher declares her dislike of architecture, Iggy faces a challenge.”–publisher’s comments. Traumatized at an earlyContinue reading “meet ignacious”

tales of terror from the black ship

Tales of Terror from the Black Ship by Chris Priestly Illustrations by David Roberts Bloomsbury, 2008. Hardcover, 243 pages I will never look at snails the same way again. –Thank You Chris Priestly for adding another neurosis, and Thank You Carl V. for the book recommendation. I am not one who boasts a fearlessness whenContinue reading “tales of terror from the black ship”

the dunderheads

Browsing the Library Juvenile Fiction w/ N and this was face out. Attractive cover and title, the daughter and I looked at each other, smiled, and borrowed it. The Dunderheads by Paul Fleischman, Illustrated by David Roberts Candlewick Press, 2009. Juvenile Picture Book: Ages 6-10. Miss Breakbone hates kids. Especially the “time-squandering, mind-wandering, doodling, dozingContinue reading “the dunderheads”