Before the day is out, Pecorino will furmuzzle a man with a long mustache, wamboodle himself down into a tuba, and cause the most Brobdingnagian blast of a note that anyone has ever heard. It’s all in a day’s work for Pecorino. How does one even begin to describe the best things about the story […]
“¡Caramba!” “Sacré bleu!” “Great balls of fire!” It’s a perfect nest! It was a bit of a surprise to me to find out that the cat in The Perfect Nest wasn’t building a nest to catch himself a bird for dinner, but rather to catch himself a bird who would lay an egg for his […]
In Paris’ Latin Quarter, Chef Marcel owns a fancy bistro called Le Bistrot des Sept Frères, or The Bistro of the Seven Brothers. Le Bistrot des Sept Frères has the very best in mouse cuisine. Anyone who is anyone eats there. It is the hippest place in Paris! Tell me you’re not intrigued after that […]
Excuse me, but did you read the front cover of this book? Are you always so rude? I said DO NOT OPEN THIS BOOK! Much like James Stevenson’s Don’t Make Me Laugh, Do Not Open This Book is a great excuse for parents and children to just let go, be silly and laugh together.
Bertie wasn’t called a watchdog because he was big,or mean, or scary. He was called a watchdog because he was about the size of a watch.
How do animals sound in other languages? A visit with a dog, a frog, a duck, and a rooster may surprise you. We’ve all seen more than our share of baby books about animal sounds—farm animal sounds, wild animal sounds, etc., etc., ad nauseum. They’re fun (and it’s even more fun listening to the little […]