Review: Mr. Mehan’s Mildly Amusing Mythical Mammals

Today I have a new book to share, bearing a memorably unusual name. Allow me to present Mr. Mehan's Mildly Amusing Mythical Mammals by Matthew Mehan and illustrated by John Folley. This ambitious book of poems features an imaginary creature assigned to each letter of the alphabet. The names of the animals are often a pun (as…

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Review: The Tale of Despereaux

If your child reads just one book this summer, let it be this one. Let it be The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo. This tale of an unlikely hero's quest is told in the style of a classic adventure story. It takes place in a castle, as all good adventures should. The hero is a very…