Reviews and Blog Posts: folktales

Seven blind mice

by Ed Young

Reviewer Rating:
4

A simple and fun pictorial retelling of the Indian folktale Blind Men and the Elephant. Seven mice, all different colors, touch different parts of the elephant and each has a different interpretation of what the elephant could be. Small sentences in large type will make this an appealing read for beginners...

No star too beautiful : Yiddish stories from 1382 to the present

by Joachim Neugroschel

Reviewer Rating:
4

Fans of short story anthologies and Yiddish (and who isn't), will enjoy this survey of from 1382 to 2000. Rich with imagery and human foibles, the stories introduced me to a literary world I had not visited before.

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