Peter and the Wolf

Sergei Prokofiev, Author, Patricia Crampton, Translator, Josef Palacek, Illustrator Picture Book Studio Ltd $12.95 (30p) ISBN 978-0-88708-049-4
Prokofiev's orchestral tale, also retold this season by Selena Hastings (Forecasts, Sept. 11), here has a simple text and provocative illustrations that seem perfectly directed to the temperament and perception of young readers. As Peter steps out of the garden gate, the bird is introduced to the story, then the duck, the cat, the grandfather and,finally, the wolf. Of course, it is Peter's fearless feat brings this tale to its heroic finale. Portraying the action are Palecek's primitive formsbold shapes, odd perspectives and boisterous colorswhich give this an upbeat appeal. Ages 4-8. (September)
Reviewed on: 12/01/1987
Release date: 12/01/1987
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