Monthly Archive: August 2017


Review: Mr. Crum’s Potato Predicament

A fairy tale about potato chips? A restaurant patron insists that his potatoes are too thick! Undercooked! Too bland! He sends them back to the kitchen, where the George Crum cooks potatoes again. And...


Review: Two Picture Books With Birds

Plume by Isabelle Simler is a beautifully illustrated book of birds, feathers, and a sneaky black cat. The sleek cat slips into each illustration, twirling its tail around a stork’s leg, peeking out from...