Thursday, December 5, 2013
THE MINIATURE WORLD OF MARVIN AND JAMES by Elise Broach with illustrations by Kelly Murphy. Holt, February 2014.
This sequel to MASTERPIECE brings back the intelligent and artistic beetle, Marvin. While James is away on vacation, Marvin is at loose ends. So his mother makes him play with his cousin Elaine. it is not long before the two beetles get into trouble, stuck inside of a pencil sharpener. Will marvin survive his time with his cousin? Will James still be his friend when he returns from vacation? Charming, funny, adventurous: kids will love this latest offering from Broach. While it is a sequel, it will stand alone as well.