The Books

We Were Tired of Living in a House

by Liesel Moak Skorpen
Illustrated by Doris Burn

One Potato Review

Picaresque and melodic:

“So we packed our bags with sweaters
and scarlet leaves and gold
and a frog who was a particular friend
and precious stones that caught and held the sun.”

Here is cabin fever taken to its logical extremes. You could save yourself a couple of bucks and get the newer version illustrated by Joe Cepeda, but this one is the best.