Carissa Christner

This is a great read that turns traditional plotlines upside down. The vivid word images are accompanied by lively spot illustrations (drawn by the author) that delight and amuse. more

May 31, 2007 3:08 PM Isthmus Parents

This book takes readers to a very odd new world. It's inhabited not only by talking rats and flying contraptions (not terribly unusual in the world of fiction), but also by 'boxtrolls' (curious, tinkering tiny men who wear cardboard boxes as clothing) and 'cabbageheads' (even more curious little folk who love cabbages so much that they tie them onto their heads). more

Oct 5, 2006 4:35 PM Isthmus Parents