USBBY International Title Pick: A Well-Mannered Young Wolf by Jean Leroy

A hilarious story about why manners matter One morning, a young wolf eagerly sets out on his first hunting trip. But before he can devour his prey, he must honor their final wishes, just as his parents taught him to do. But the wolf's would-be meals aren't quite as honorable as he is! Can common … Continue reading USBBY International Title Pick: A Well-Mannered Young Wolf by Jean Leroy

Review: Playing a Part by Daria Wilke

The problem of choice is most difficult when you are a child. How do you define yourself? How do you define your position in the world, your gender, your future sexual choices? And it is even more difficult when others try to define you. The most difficult fight is against those who want to tell … Continue reading Review: Playing a Part by Daria Wilke

Review: The Cat Who Came In Off The Roof by Annie M.G. Schmidt

In search of a cozy, quirky book to curl up with on a winter evening or to read out loud with a young child? The Cat Who Came in off the Roof, translated from the beloved Dutch children's classic, Minoes, may be just the ticket. Shy newspaper reporter Tibble is in trouble with his editor … Continue reading Review: The Cat Who Came In Off The Roof by Annie M.G. Schmidt

Interview with Annemarie van Haeringen, author of COCO AND THE LITTLE BLACK DRESS

By Heather Lennon Meet Annemarie van Haeringen as we chat with her about her new book, Coco and the Little Black Dress. NorthSouth Books: What inspired you to create a picture book about Coco Chanel? Annemarie: Actually, I was asked by my Dutch publisher Leopold, and the Dutch Gemeente Museum Den Haag to make a … Continue reading Interview with Annemarie van Haeringen, author of COCO AND THE LITTLE BLACK DRESS