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
DENISE DOYEN studied creative writing, poetry, and design at Stanford University. She earned a master's in film direction from the American Film Institute and has directed children's television for Disney. A writer at heart, she went back to school to concentrate on writing for children.
BARRY MOSER is an acclaimed illustrator who has won a National Book Award forAlice's Adventures in Wonderland, a Boston Globe-Horn Book Award forAppalachia: The Voices of Sleeping Birds, a Parents magazine "Best of the Year" for My Dog Rosie, and an ALA Notable for Whistling Dixie. The New York Timesnamed Jump Again! More Adventures of Brer Rabbit one of the "Ten Best Illustrated Children's Books," and Redbook named it a "Best Book for Children." His works can be found in special collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the National Gallery of Art, the British Museum, and the Library of Congress. Barry lives in Massachusetts.
Praise for Once Upon a Twice…
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."