The First Strawberries

Joseph Bruchac, Author, Anna Vojtech, Author, Anna Vojtech, Illustrator Puffin Books $6.99 (32p) ISBN 978-0-14-056409-9

This legend explains the origins of strawberries, grown by the sun to help the first man and woman patch a quarrel. ""Spare text, an uncomplicated story line and gentle illustrations keep this quiet but resonant tale accessible to even the youngest child,"" said PW. Ages 4-8. (June)
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