Araboolies of Liberty Street

Sam Swope, Author, Barry Root, Illustrator Farrar Straus Giroux $6.95 (32p) ISBN 978-0-374-30390-7

General Pinch successfully squelches any attempts at joy-making on Liberty Street until the Araboolies arrive. ""The many-sided satire on fascism is wordy and repetitive,"" said PW. ""But the messages of freedom, individualism and tolerance are strong."" Ages 4-up. (Apr.)