Hello, and welcome to this issue of the Language Dispatch.

Please follow the links to recent children's book reviews.

Dust by Colin Thompson. The heart-wrenching story of an African child's last hours on Earth. Many famous illustrators contributed to this award winning and controversial book.

Dust Review

A Sick Day for Amos McGee: A beautiful book for younger readers that won the 2010 Caldecott Medal for best picture book for children.

Amos McGee Review

The Garden of Abdul Gasazi: Alan follows Fritz the wayward dog into the forbidden territory of the Garden of Abdul Gasazi. Chris Van Allsburg's first picture book is a modern classic.

The Garden of Abdul Gasazi Review

Speak to you again soon

David Newman

Speech language Pathologist