Monday , September 26 2022

Young Adult and Children’s Literature

Book Review: ‘The Memory of Babel’ by Christelle Dabos

Christelle Dabos The Memory of Babel

The Memory of Babel, the third book in Christelle Dabos’ “The Mirror Visitor” Quartet, published by Europa, delves deeper into the secrets behind the creation of the world her characters inhabit. While the first two books, A Winter’s Promise and The Missing of  Clairdelune, were revealing in that we learned …

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Book Review: ‘The Book of Dust: The Secret Commonwealth” (Book of Dust Vol.2) by Philip Pullman

The Book of Dust The Secret Commonwealth

'The Book of Dust: The Secret Commonwealth (Book of Dust Vol.2) by Philip Pullman proves this sequence is every bit as excellent as "His Dark Materials".

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Book Review: ‘Ramayana: An Illustrated Retelling’ by Arshia Sattar, Illustrations by Sonali Zohra

Illustration by Sonali Zohra from Ramayana: An Illustrated Retelling

Sattar captures the enormous foundational Indian epic in a package written for older children and young adult readers. But it's accessible for all ages, and many adults ignorant of Indian legends, like me, will find it of interest, as well as visually striking.

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Graphic Novel Review: ‘Scarlett Hart: Monster Hunter’ by Marcus Sedgwick and Thomas Taylor, From First Second

'Scarlett Hart: Monster Hunter' from the team of Marcus Sedgwick and Thomas Taylor is a graphic novel where monster-hunting adventure is as fun for kids as it is adults!

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