Oliver and the Seawigs: Not-So-Impossible Tale by Philip Reeve

Posted by Sherry on 10/22/2014 in 2013, Children's Fiction, Early Chapter Books, General |

An army of sea monkeys. A boy villain named Stacey de Lacey. A nearsighted mermaid. Rambling Isles that walk/swim around the ocean. Sarcastic seaweed. A talking albatross named Mr. Culpepper. And a beach optician. Not in that order. The author of this stew of ridiculous is the same Phillip Reeve who wrote a dark Arthurian […]

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He Laughed With his Other Mouths by M.T. Anderson

Posted by Sherry on 10/9/2014 in 2014, Children's Fiction, Cybil Awards, Fantasy Fiction |

I considered NOT reviewing this little volume since it’s just not the kind of humor that tickles my funny bone. Humor is strange and hard to write, I think. Not all of us laugh at the same things, and we’re not always in the mood for the same kind of humor. It must be very […]

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