cover image JUST RIGHT STEW


Karen English, , illus. by Anna Rich. . Boyds Mills, $8.95 (32pp) ISBN 978-1-59078-168-5

A girl runs errands for her family as they prepare a batch of their famous oxtail stew for her birthday, but when no one can agree on the missing essential spice, she knows the secret. "Authentic and lively dialogue move this savory story along at a snappy pace," wrote PW. Ages 5-up. (Aug.)