by Marilyn Singer
Illustrated by Josee Masse
Dutton Children's Books; 2010; unpaged
There are always two different sides to a story and Mirror Mirror: A Book of Reversible Verse is here to prove it. This is an amazingly fun poetry book! It has received great reviews and I am here to give it another glowing review. The concept is simple; you read the poem from top to bottom, and then bottom to top. The outcome is amazing. The illustrations are equally as fun! They too are reversed and are beautifully done. I loved the textures in them, the colors, and the creativity.
Poems are based on fairytales such as The Frog Prince, Rapunzel, Snow White and Beauty and the Beast. Boys, don’t shy away from this book, there is nothing girly about the tales though. Make sure you read my favorite, the story of Little Red Riding Hood. I had to read it a couple of times, I liked it so much. I hope this is one of many more similar books from Marilyn Singer! Absolutely amazing and fun!