cover image The Dream Stealer

The Dream Stealer

Gregory Maguire. Clarion Books, $16 (144pp) ISBN 978-0-618-18188-9

Based on the Russian folk figure Baba Yaga and Vasilissa, among others, The Dream Stealer by Gregory Maguire, originally published in 1983, tells of the Blood Prince, a murderous wolf bent on destroying the village of Miersk. Only Pasha and Lisette have the courage to fight him off and save their neighbors. (Oct.)