Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Snook Alone by Marilyn Nelson

I literally can't remember when I fell this hard for a picture book. It is simply perfect.
Marilyn Nelson's lovely, rythmic, almost prayerful prose is masterfully illustrated by Timothy Basil Ering. I cannot say enough about how emotive and detailed the illustrations are. Most pages are worthy of framing.
This is a great story for 7-10 year olds. It is a wonderful story for any adult.

Do not miss.

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