A 2010 E.B. White Read-Aloud Honor Award recipient, Denise Doyen's rollicking, rhyming tale—with moody, evocative illustrations by award-winner Barry Moser—is sure to please children AND adults.
About the Author
BARRY MOSER was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee. His work is represented in the National Gallery of Art, the Metropolitan Museum, the British Museum, the Victoria and Albert Museum, and other museums around the world. He has illustrated and/or designed over 350 books, including "Moby-Dick", "Frankenstein", "The Divine Comedy", and the King James Bible. His edition of "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" won a National Book Award. He is currently Irwin and Pauline Alper Glass Professor of Art and the printer to the college at Smith College.
Starred Review, Kirkus Reviews, July 15, 2009:
"Undeniably arrayed in a gorgeous brocade, woven of fresh, inventive wordplay and masterful illustrations."
Starred Review, School Library Journal, August 2009:
"This wonderful book is a marvelous read-aloud that children will want to hear again and again."
Review, Booklist, July 1, 2009:
"This handsome book offers a terrific opportunity for a capable narrator to deliver a captivating read-aloud."
Syndicated Review, The New & Observer (Raleigh, NC), August 24, 2009:
"'Once Upon a Twice' is one of those amazing books that you and your kids will both love to read aloud for years."
Review, Newsday, October 4, 2009:
"Excellent for reading aloud, even to the youngest readers, who will just let the poetic words wash over them."
Review, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, October 4, 2009:
"A treat for the eye and the ear."
Review, Chicago Parent, November 2009:
"Fun to read aloud."