cover image The Mud Family

The Mud Family

Betsy James. Oxford University Press, USA, $12.95 (32pp) ISBN 978-0-19-512479-8

A prolonged drought causes a girl's family to quarrel; she and a mud doll she makes bring on the much-needed rain. ""An Anasazi setting imparts freshness and originality to an ageless childhood dilemma: the unappreciative family,"" said PW in a starred review. Ages 6-9. (July)