Thursday, October 24, 2019

The Fate of Fausto - a review

The Fate of Fausto
A painted fable by Oliver Jeffers

Philomel, 2019

Everything written and illustrated by Oliver Jeffers is worth reading. In the video for The Fate of Fausto below, Oliver Jeffers says, "We've got something pretty special I think."

I think he's right.

If you're in the mood for a unique cautionary tale on the perils of hubris and conceit, this is your book!


Freedom Soup - a review

Freedom Soup by Tami Charles Jacqueline Alcántara Candlewick, 2019 A young girl and her Haitian grandmother joyfully cook Freedom So...