cover image The Three Robbers

The Three Robbers

Tomi Ungerer. Aladdin Paperbacks, $4.95 (39pp) ISBN 978-0-689-71511-2

``One bitter, black night,'' three ferocious highwaymen meet their match in a spunky orphan named Tiffany; Ungerer's bold, fanciful artwork, rendered primarily in black and deep blue tones, enliven this cautionary tale of foul deeds transmogrified. Ages 5-8. (Sept.)