A Year Without Mom, a fantastic graphic novel on life challenges and initiation

  Dasha Tolstikova, A Year Without Mom Published 2015 by Groundwood Books, 176p   I first became familiar with Dasha Tolstikova’s style when reading The Jacket for my daughter; I have immediately appreciated her talent and the next day I bought A Year Without Mom. There is so much gift behind all illustrations, every page… Continue reading A Year Without Mom, a fantastic graphic novel on life challenges and initiation

A story of a book that tells the story of all books

Kirsten Hall, The Jacket. Pictures by Dasha Tolstikova Published by Enchanted Lion Books, 2014, 32p This is a book about a book, a little book that pays tribute to all the books in the world. And it is wonderful. Book was a book that had just about everything. He was solid and strong. His words… Continue reading A story of a book that tells the story of all books