Posts in 'Folklore'
Loud bumps and tiny footsteps in Little Bear’s Visit by Else Holmelund Minarik and Maurice Sendak.
Three leafy new retellings.
Books to put the fright back in Halloween.
Tell the Truth, B.B. Wolf by Judy Sierra and J. Otto Seibold.
Bad eggs and tall orders in McFig and McFly, A Tale of Jealousy, Revenge and Death (with a Happy Ending).
Consolations of winter in The Tomten and the Fox by Astrid Lindgren, Harald Wiberg, Karl-Erik Forsslund and generations of Scandinavians who would know.
The wasted potential of monsters.
At the edge of unreason in Michael Rosen’s Sad Book.
A foolish consistency, and the case for magical thinking.