Children and young adult books February 2013

By Ann Packer In Books

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7th February, 2013
Ron Brooks’s collaborations with Jenny Wagner on John Brown, Rose and the Midnight Cat and Margaret Wild on Old Pig remain among the best picture books to address the themes of old age and approaching death. His memoir DRAWN FROM THE HEART (Allen & Unwin, $59.99) not only makes a Who’s Who spanning three decades during which children’s literature blossomed, but also offers insights into the collaborative creative process picture books demand – “looking for what is not ...

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