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Star Apocrypha

by Josephine Arrowood

The vibrant hardscapes of California’s streets, beaches, and sere, high deserts frame the austerely beautiful internal terrain of middle age, in this new collection by regional poet and scholar Buckley. The poetry, mostly free verse,... Read More

Book Review

Mockingbird

by Josephine Arrowood

This quietly beautiful picture book for toddlers and preschoolers takes the traditional lullaby, “Hush, little baby,” as its premise, adapting the lyrics somewhat so that various extended family members may bestow treats and presents... Read More

Book Review

22 Orphans

by Josephine Arrowood

Kane/Miller, which specializes in children’s books from around the world, adds a sturdily constructed, beautifully crafted work of children’s literature from Tjibbe Veldkamp of the Netherlands. Twenty-two Orphans, poor in play... Read More

Book Review

Smelly Old History

by Josephine Arrowood

A cleverly conceived slant on history for children, ages 6-13, the "Smelly Old History" series (nine total in the series), explores three ancient civilizations in these new releases. The earthier aspects of long-ago cultures which are of... Read More

Book Review

Smelly Old History

by Josephine Arrowood

A cleverly conceived slant on history for children, ages 6-13, the Smelly Old History series (nine total in the series), explores three ancient civilizations in these new releases. The earthier aspects of long-ago cultures which are of... Read More

Book Review

Smelly Old History

by Josephine Arrowood

A cleverly conceived slant on history for children, ages 6-13, the "Smelly Old History" series (nine total in the series), explores three ancient civilizations in these new releases. The earthier aspects of long-ago cultures which are of... Read More

Book Review

The Stone Age News

by Josephine Arrowood

History, like institutional cooking, often is served up as a dry, bland casserole for the masses, full of nourishment, but lacking in piquancy or pizzazz. History as dished up by Candlewick Press spices the stew considerably with its... Read More

Book Review

The Viking News

by Josephine Arrowood

History, like institutional cooking, often is served up as a dry, bland casserole for the masses, full of nourishment, but lacking in piquancy or pizzazz. History as dished up by Candlewick Press spices the stew considerably with its... Read More

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