“[this] story about Pura Belpré is pura alegría—pure joy!”
“Fantastical and engaging . . .”
Originally published in the Netherlands in 2016, this homage to the friendship and careers of the couturier designer Hubert Givenchy and actress Audrey Hepburn does not fare well in translation.
In the Merriam Webster dictionary, the definition of a fairy tale is a story in which improbable events lead to a happy ending.
Coco Chanel is a fashion version of Cinderella—minus the Prince Charming since she had so many Prince Charmings.
Although this slim and petite volume is supposedly aimed at the juvenile crowd, it must be said that the book possesses a great deal of charm and charisma for those of us of more advanced age.
Suffice to say National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Who is amply illustrated.
A book about Einstein for preschoolers? How scary, right? Not at all!
This historically accurate book, a real gift to children, explains the effective and admirable life of Effa Manley, the first important female baseball clubowner.