Category Archives: Translated

My Happy Life book cover

My Happy Life

My Happy Life, by Rose Lagercrantz, illustrated by Eva Eriksson  By the time this sweet little chapter book came into our lives, it was far too easy for my older daughter. But she read it anyway. It was a gift to her younger sister, who isn’t quite reading at this level on her own yet, […]

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Who Is Driving? book cover

Who Is Driving?

Who Is Driving? By Leo Timmers  This is another excellent Gecko Press book that we received from my in-laws in New Zealand. The author is Belgian. The joy in this book comes from the pictures, as different animals show up driving different vehicles. My kids also loved the “crash!” at the end. I’ve categorized it as […]

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A Mammoth in the Fridge book cover

A Mammoth in the Fridge

A Mammoth in the Fridge, by Michaël Escoffier and Matthieu Maudet This book is French surrealism for children, and it is marvelous. A family discovers a mammoth in their fridge… and a charming story ensues. This was another gift from New Zealand and the wonderful Gecko Press. It is translated from the French. It came […]

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