The adventures of the aging, not quite sane, country gentleman of La Mancha and his not so clever, but philosophical squire, Sancho Panza have been retold by Martin Jenkins in Miguel De Cervantes’ Don Quixote (Candlewick, $27.99). Paired with Jenkins’ accessible, inviting text is a bounty of witty, engaging ink and watercolor illustrations by Chris Riddell. This is an edition to add to every family’s collection of best-loved books. Ages 10 up.
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By Miguel De Cervantes, Martin Jenkins (Retold by), Chris Riddell (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780763640811
Availability: Special Order—Subject to Availability
Published: Candlewick - April 14th, 2009

Gunnar captures a snake and is convinced it is a male rattlesnake. But, We Can’t All Be Rattlesnakes (HarperCollins, $15.99), and Crusher turns out to be a female gopher snake who is desperate to be free. Together with Breakfast, a mouse that was once meant to be her breakfast, Crusher decides to use whatever means necessary to be free, or die in the attempt. Ages 9-12.
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ISBN: 9780060821142
Availability: Out of Print in This Format
Published: HarperCollins - January 6th, 2009