cover image The Three Golden Keys

The Three Golden Keys

Peter Sis. Frances Foster Books, $24.99 (64pp) ISBN 978-0-374-37525-6

Caldecott Honor artist Peter Sis (Tibet Through the Red Box) unlocks the mystery of his native Prague with The Three Golden Keys (1994). When his wayward hot air balloon alights in the city of his youth, a young man journeys through memory-laden streets in search of the keys that will open the padlocks now bolted to his family home. In a starred review, PW called Sis's volume, with its mix of mystery, magic and Czech folklore ""a treasure."" (Oct.)