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!

Beneath the Waves - a review

As we read disturbing news accounts of dying manatees , environmental disasters caused by toxic waste, and ocean pollution on the scale of ...