Monday, July 29, 2013

Some of my favorite children's books

Sylvester and the Magic Pebble
written and illustrated by William Steig

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
by the Brothers Grimm
translated by Randall Jarrell
illustrated by Nancy Ekholm Burkert

Mr. Rabbit and the Lovely Present
by Charlotte Zolotow
pictures by Maurice Sendak

Ashanti to Zulu, African Traditions
by Margaret Musgrove
pictures by Leo and Diane Dillon

How the Ox Star Fell from Heaven
retold and illustrated by Lily Toy Hong

Everyone Knows What a Dragon Looks Like
by Jay Williams
illustrated by Mercer Mayer

written and illustrated by Leo Lionni

 Favorite children's novels

by Elizabeth George Speare

 My favorite novel as a young reader was King of the Wind, the Story of the Godolphin Arabian, by Marguerite Henry.

Favorite Folktale Collection

The Juniper Tree and Other Tales from Grimm
translated by Lore Segal and Randall Jarrell
illustrated by Maurice Sendak

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