cover image Gaspard and Lisa's Rainy Day

Gaspard and Lisa's Rainy Day

Anne Gutman. Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers, $9.95 (32pp) ISBN 978-0-375-82252-0

In Gaspard and Lisa's Rainy Day, the first of two new titles by Anne Gutman, illus. by Georg Hallensleben, the pair's quest for fun things to do indoors lands them in hot water; and Lisa adopts a hilarious attitude to her family's new addition (""My best friend, Gaspard, promised me that he would never talk to the baby. And we could pretend that it didn't exist"") in Lisa's Baby Sister.