When Moose Was Young

Jim Latimer, Author, Donald Carrick, Illustrator Scribner Book Company $13.95 (0p) ISBN 978-0-684-18932-1
This quartet of stories, a sequel to Going the Moose Way Home , brings back Moose, Skunk, Newt, Frog and the rest of the gang from Moosewood. Whether venturing into the dark and scary Broccoli Forest in search of a lost friend, or frolicking with a group of wild turkeys, Moose emerges once again as a veritable Eagle Scout of the animal world--a loyal friend and a quietly unassuming hero. The illustrations, some of which were completed after Carrick's death last year (despite Ecklund's best efforts, there is a discernable break in style in some of her renderings), adroitly reveal the playful, dreamy world that is Moosewood. It's a world readers will happily visit again and again. Ages 6-8. (Sept.)
Reviewed on: 08/29/1990
Release date: 09/01/1990
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