Jane Ray

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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2011 Beehive Book Award Nominees

Children’s Fiction • 11 Birthdays by Wendy Mass (Scholastic) • The Adventurous Deeds of Deadwood Jones by Helen Hemphill (Front Street) • Binky the Space Cat by Ashley Spires (Kids Can Press) • The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate by Jacqueline Kelly (Henry Holt) • Extra Credit by Andrew Clements (Atheneum/Simon & Shuster) • The Leanin’ …

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