traveling by gourd to grandma’s house

Day Twenty-Seven: Grandma and the Great Gourd: A Bengali Folktale retold by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, illus. Susy Pilgrim Waters a Neal Porter Book (Roaring Brook Press) 2013 “On her way to visit her daughter on the other side of the jungle, Grandma encounters a hungry fox, bear, and tiger, and although she convinces them to waitContinue reading “traveling by gourd to grandma’s house”

a is for musk ox’s antics

Day 14: a is for musk ox by Erin Cabatingan, illus. by Matthew Myers a Neal Porter Book (Roaring Brook Press) 2012. Must every alphabet book begin with “a is for apple?” Probably not. But would you recommend “a is for musk ox?” Zebra questions the stretch, after expressing frustration over Musk Ox eating hisContinue reading “a is for musk ox’s antics”