cover image Sheila Rae's Peppermint Stick

Sheila Rae's Peppermint Stick

Kevin Henkes. Greenwillow Books, $6.99 (24pp) ISBN 978-0-06-029451-9

In his first board-book format, Kevin Henkes brings the star of Sheila Rae, the Brave back in Sheila Rae's Peppermint Stick. Here, the familiar theme of sibling rivalry surfaces between the heroine and her younger sister, Louise. As one might suspect, Sheila Rae meets her comeuppance, and in the end, all is well. (Aug.)