ALICE: Alice in Blunderland

Phyllis Reynolds Naylor, Author, Nick Vaccaro, Photographer . S&S/Aladdin $4.99 (208p) ISBN 978-0-689-84398-3

This second of a prequel trilogy follows Alice through her fourth-grade year. "As in her best Alice novels, Naylor writes with such wit and insight that she turns the struggles of everyday life into optimistic comedy," according to PW . Ages 7-up. (Mar.)