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Archive for October, 2011

Kochana Mamusia by Agnieszka Fraczek

Pełna ciepła i humoru wierszowana opowieść o najważniejszej dla każdego dziecka osobie – mamusi. Ladna szata graficzna: urocze pastelowe ilustracje i specjalnie zakomponowane czcionki tekstu doskonale uzupełniaja niebanalny wiersz autorstwa Agnieszki Frączek. Polecam wszystkim mamom i – dzieciom w każdym wieku. Milej lektury zyczy Maria Garstecki.

Book reviewed by Maria G., Collection Management

By MPPL on October 31, 2011 Categories: Polish

Toby Alone by Timothée de Fombelle

Toby Alone Looking for a good adventure mixed with eco-friendly fantasy and a hero you’ll love to root for?  Then try Toby Alone by French author Timothée de Fombelle.   Thirteen-year-old Toby—a mere one and a half millimeters tall—is on the run from greedy developers who threaten the Great Oak Tree world that is home to him, his family, and his friends.  He’s clever and he’s resourceful, but he’s the only one who escapes exile to the lower branches.  Can he, all alone, expose the developers’ evil plan and save the Great Oak Tree world?  It’s a exciting story, and you’ll be cheering all the way for Toby as he meets this challenge head on! 

Book reviewed by Mary Ann S., Assistant Head of Youth Services

By MPPL on October 3, 2011 Categories: Fantasy, For Grades 4-6, Picks by Mary Ann S.