Time Cat

Time Cat

Author: Lloyd Alexander Publisher: Puffin Modern Classics My mother first introduced Lloyd Alexander to my brother and one summer, in an effort to help the baby-sitter tame us. My brother loved (ney, devoured!) Alexander’s series The Chronicles of Pyridian but they never caught my fancy. I read all his histories of bold and interesting young…

The wonderful O

The Wonderful O

The Wonderful O by James Thurber Illustrations by Marc Simont Last night, tired, but awake, I grabbed the first book on my shelf, the underappreciated volume by James Thurber, The Wonderful O. Thurber was a marvelous writer and cartoonist for the New Yorker(Dorothy Parker said his drawing looking like half-baked cookies). My siblings and I…