cover image Rip Van Winkle

Rip Van Winkle

Washington Irving. Little Brown and Company, $5.95 (0pp) ISBN 978-0-316-37584-9

``This is a vivid piece of storytelling, which takes full advantage of the atmospheric Catskill setting and highlights the comic gifts of Irving's story,'' PW commented. ``Howe good-spiritedly taps the elements of the tale that make it an American favorite.'' Ages 4-8. (Sept.)