The fourth in Owlkids’ Learn to Speak series – after volumes on music, dance, and fashion – the book, like its predecessors, offers a step-by-step approach to the subject, moving from the abstract (the importance of inspiration) to the concrete (marketing, attending fi lm festivals).
The Last Train: A Holocaust Story (Owlkids, $16.95 cl.) will be published in March.
34 | QUILL & QUIRE | NOVEMBER 2012 + Oddrey Dave Whamond; $17.95 cloth 978-1-92697345-6, 32 pp., 10¼ x 8¼, Owlkids Books, Oct. (ages 4-7) Reviewed from fi nished book W ith her shiny black pageboy haircut and daisy-shaped hair doodad, Dave Whamond’s title character bears some resemblance to
Q Really and Truly offers a sensitive portrayal of a family coping with dementia ILLUSTRATION BY ANNE-CLAIRE DELISLE / COURTESY OF OWLKIDS BOOKS page=43 page=43
Q Off to Class takes readers on a global tour of educational possibilities PHOTOGRAPH BY LEMOYNE / COURTESY OF UNICEF / OWLKIDS BOOKS page=38 page=38
The follow-up to Owlkids’ Learn to Speak Music (2009), Williams’ book aims to teach older children the basics of a broad artistic medium using language that is fun, smart, and unfl aggingly supportive.
Of to Class: Incredible and Unusual Schools Around the World (Owlkids Books, 2011) By Susan Hughes Ages nine to 13 Meet children all over the world who study in extraordinary settings.
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John Crossingham is an editor at Owlkids and the author of Learn To Speak Music
BOOKS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE 38 | QUILL & QUIRE | OCTOBER 2013 especially when she realizes that her English teacher has inappropriate designs on his female students. A fi nal health scare brings matters to a head, and each family member is forced to face his or her worst fears and choose between falling
A Migration Story Jan Thornhill; Soyeon Kim, illus.; $17.95 cloth 978-1-92697-388-3, 40 pp., 9 x 9, Owlkids Books, Sept. (ages 5-8) Reviewed from unbound galleys C hildren need nature.
BOOKS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE OCTOBER 2012 | QUILL & QUIRE | 35 a rock star, a rampaging monster. She fi nally storms off in a rage, obviously not bored anymore. The potato is left alone, until he meets a fl amingo (the punchline to a joke from earlier in the book). And that fl amingo is – you guessed it
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