Wednesday, December 19, 2012

The Sigh

by Marjane Satrapi

Rose's father is wonderful in every way. But when he returns from a trip without the present she asked for, she sighs a deep sigh. When a mysterious being called "The Sigh" is summoned by her sigh, he brings her the blue bean she had asked her father for. But his price is high, and Rose will have to live with the consequences.

The Sigh is an illustrated fairy tale for tweens.  The story is very cute, and will appeal to tweens who like fairy tales.  Rose falls in love and has to overcome a lot of adversity to find happiness, a storyline that many girls will like. The illustrations are fantastic and add to the story as well. It's a good book for younger tweens.

Genre: Fairy Tale
Age Level: 3rd Grade

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