cover image Plantzilla


Jerdine Nolen, , illus. by David Catrow. . Harcourt/Voyager, $6 (32pp) ISBN 978-0-15-205392-5

A class plant develops a taste for meat. "Nolen delivers another picture book with a far-out premise and plenty of heart," PW said in a starred review. "Catrow's exuberant vine of a plant creeps and curls from spread to spread, like an exotic jungle creature." Ages 5-8. (Aug.)