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Jody Fickes Shapiro

Jody Fickes Shapiro reviews 4 books

September 2001, no. 234 01 September 2001
The picture book format is the workhorse of children’s literature. It is expected to entertain and enlighten audiences ranging from infants and toddlers to young adults. Eric Carle’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar, the quintessential picture book for very young readers, introduces some basic concepts through simple text and colourful collage. At the opposite end of the spectrum, Isobelle Carmody ... (read more)