Into the Woods

Into the Woods by Lyn Gardner; ill. by Mini Grey Random House, 2007 488 pages I've written before about how much I love a good fairy tale reboot--and, more recently, about how interesting antiheroes can be. Into the Woods is a book that combines both, to inspiring effect. Here's the story: Storm Eden lives with … Continue reading Into the Woods

Zita the Spacegirl

Zita the Spacegirl by Ben Hatke First Second, 2010 184 pages Quick--how many female fictional space adventurers can you think of? Now what if I ask you to limit it to characters intended for a child audience? If you can come up with more than Princess Leia, I'm seriously impressed. For my part, I can … Continue reading Zita the Spacegirl