Book Review: Sun and Moon, Ice and Snow by Jessica Day George

Sun and Moon, Ice and Snow (2008) is an original YA fairy tale written by children’s author Jessica Day George. In this once-upon-a-time, a little Norwegian girl with no name, simply called “the lass,” is granted a special gift - to speak to animals - by a magical white reindeer. The lass is a woodcutter’s daughter, … Continue reading Book Review: Sun and Moon, Ice and Snow by Jessica Day George

Book Review: The Goose Girl by Shannon Hale

This quaint story was a refreshing find among the edgier novels flanking it on the shelf. Based off of the Grimm fairy tale of the same name, The Goose Girl is the story of young Ani, Crown Princess of Kildenree. An unusual trait for a book’s main character, Ani is not a good communicator and … Continue reading Book Review: The Goose Girl by Shannon Hale