I needed an upbeat topic to ward off the blues, and in the mail arrived these beautiful, surprising little books by David Greenwald, who did a reading last summer at Dog Ears Books from his very different adult novels. David's son collaborated with him on the illustrations for these beginning readers' titles, and the illustrations are bright and lively. Here are a few samples from the three books:
If there is a beginning reader in your family, come check these books out in person. You will no doubt want to buy one, at least, to take home.