cover image E Is for Elisa

E Is for Elisa

Johanna Hurwitz. Puffin Books, $4.99 (96pp) ISBN 978-0-14-036033-2

Blithesome drawings and spirited text blend perfectly in this fifth saga of Elisa and Russell; according to PW , the heroine's ``inner life is an active relection of the worries, joys and imaginative play of children.'' Ages 7-10. (Feb.)