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The Devil's Other Storybook

The Devil's Other Storybook

Natalie Babbitt; Pictures by the author

Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

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The Devil is back, just as full of vanity and other human feelings as he was in Natalie Babbitt's first collection, The Devil's Storybook.

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Praise for The Devil's Other Storybook

“Begging to be quoted, to be read aloud, to be told, these wise tales should delight readers and listeners alike.” —Pointer, Kirkus Reviews

“Depicted more as a scamp or scalawag, the Devil is a source of mischief and provides more opportunities to laugh than to weep. . .Told in a pleasing, conversational style, the stories have an originality and a humor that will appeal to all ages.” —Starred, The Horn Book

“Babbitt's style is as clean and elegant as ever. A choice morsel to be savored with tongue in cheek.” —Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

“This book is a pleasure to look at, to hold, and to read.” —Starred, School Library Journal

“Rejoice! Here are ten more stories about the Devil to add to Babbitt's wonderful first collection.” —Pointer, Kirkus Reviews

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Natalie Babbitt; Pictures by the author

Artist and writer Natalie Babbitt (1932–2016) is the award-winning author of the modern classic Tuck Everlasting and many other brilliantly original books for young people. As the mother of three small children, she began her career in 1966 by illustrating The Forty-Ninth Magician, written by her husband, Samuel Babbitt. She soon tried her own hand at writing, publishing two picture books in verse. Her first novel, TheSearch for Delicious, was published in 1969 and established her reputation for creating magical tales with profound meaning. Kneeknock Rise earned Babbitt a Newbery Honor in 1971, and she went on to write—and often illustrate—many more picture books, story collections,and novels. She also illustrated the five volumes in the Small Poems series by Valerie Worth. In 2002, Tuck Everlasting was adapted into a major motion picture, and in 2016 a musical version premiered on Broadway. Born and raised in Ohio, Natalie Babbitt lived her adult life in the Northeast.

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Natalie Babbitt

Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

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