Friday, August 26, 2011

Frozen Yogurt Chains for Wall Street Journal

A new fun project for the Wall Street Journal. Frozen Yogurt Chains are giving power to the people: Serve yourself, and serve as much as you like! Many thanks to Orlie Kraus and Sheryl Dermawan! The full article is here.

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Reviews Roundup Pt1: USAToday, NYT, TimeOut NY

I wanted to share some of the very kind reviews that THE WOODS have received. USA Today and the New York Times have featured it, and TimeOut NY even made it a summer reading pick! Thanks so much to all the reviewers! In my next post I'll share some more!

TimeOut NY Kids
What does a Brooklynite know from the terrors and delights of the woods? Lots, it turns out. Judging by his latest children's book, The Woods (Chronicle Books, $17; ages 4 to 8), author-illustrator Paul Hoppe is not only versant in the vicissitudes of the dark side but also a sublime storyteller. Recounted in simple prose and ultra-expressive drawings with a cartoonish bent, the story follows a boy as he sets out into the night forest in search of his beloved, missing bunny […]

New York Times
[…] There’s a reason boys enjoy confronting big hairy monsters over and over again.

USA Today
[…] The brave narrator encounters bears, dragons and monsters, although none, it turns out, should scare even the youngest readers. Paul Hoppe's text and watercolors make for comforting bedtime reading.

(Please click on the links to read the full reviews).

Thank you also to everybody who came out to my readings and events at Powerhouse Arena, The Word and BookCourt! It means a lot to have such generous support. If you like to know more about my events, and see some photos, please check out my Facebook Page.