In What Are You Doing, Benny? author Cary Fagan and artist Kady MacDonald Denton join together to tell the story of two brothers, their power dynamics, why NO is a limiting word, and why YES is such a better word to use instead.
[Review Copy Courtesy of Prestel Publishing] What if there was more to Vermeer’s paintings? What if there were stories that we didn’t know about the people he painted? What if there were secrets? Connections? Incredible events and coincidences that we never imagined? Wouldn’t that make an interesting story? Wouldn’t it be fun to imagine? In Anna and Johanna, Géraldine Elschner has written such a book about the women in Vermeer’s The Milkmaid and in The Lacemaker, and the way she […]
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Disney-Hyperion sent me this title, and is also providing a prize pack for two winners from my site. No other compensation was received. Siblings Jenny and Ian each have a very different philosophical and practical approach to rules. Ian follows rules diligently and declares that rules are meant to be followed. (He’s welcome at our house any time.) Jenny, we find out, NEVER follows the rules. Never. Really? Well, basically never. She pinches, lies, hikes off trail, swims after eating […]
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