cover image PHILIPOK


Leo Nikolayevich Tolstoy, , retold by Ann Keay Beneduce, illus. by Gennady Spirin. . Puffin, $6.99 (32pp) ISBN 978-0-698-11966-6

With artwork that PW called "full of expression and life," this retelling about a boy who longs to go to school with his older brother, and sneaks away from Grandma to win a place in the classroom is "fluid and clear." Ages 3-8. (Sept.)