The Creativity Project: An Awesometastic Story Collection by Colby Sharp (Editor),

Hardcover, 288 pages Published March 13th 2018 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Source: ARC from Publisher Official copy: Book advocate Colby Sharp presents more than forty beloved, award-winning, diverse and bestselling authors and illustrators in a creative challenge! Colby Sharp invited more than forty authors and illustrators to provide …

Review: Chinese Fables: The Dragon Slayer and Other Timeless Tales of Wisdom by Shiho S. Nunes, Lak-Khee Tay-Audouard

Hardcover, 64 pages Published February 12th 2013 by Tuttle Publishing Source: Publisher This wonderful collection of Chinese fables brings to English readers stories of mischief, courage, and splendid practicality. The first story tickled my bones particularly; it is the story of a bride whose palanquin breaks and rather than spend …

Review: Once Upon a Time in Japan by Japan Broadcasting Corporation (NHK)

Hardcover, 120 pages Published November 3rd 2015 by Tuttle Publishing Source: Publisher Once Upon a Time in Japan is a wonderful collection of Japanese folk and fairy tales translated from Japanese by Roger Pulvers and Juliet Winters Carpenter. The book is wonderfully constructed with good quality paper and beautiful endpages that …

Review: 100 Great Children's Picturebooks by Martin Salisbury

Hardcover, 216 pages Published May 5th 2015 by Laurence King Publishing Source: Raincoast Books This compendium of picturebooks* is as the backcopy describes it: “a visual feast.” Martin Salisbury who collected the titles is careful not to attach any absolutes to this list (it’s 100 Great instead of 100 Best) …