Picture Books

What Grew in Larry’s Garden

Written by Laura Alary, Illustrated by Kass Reich Grace lives in your average neighborhood. All the houses are close together and everyone has a small yard. However, her neighbor Larry is different; he turned his entire backyard into a garden. Grace helps him tend to the plants and together they solve problems on how to …

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William Shakespeare’s The Tempest

Retold by Georghia Ellinas, Illustrated by Jane Ray I am not familiar with Shakespeare’s The Tempest in its original form, so this review is from that perspective. As a picture book this is a complex story with a lot of characters, told in first person by the magic sprite Ariel. She tells of her imprisonment …

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