Fall frolics

An Island in the Soup

By Sarah Rosenfeld

A review of An Island In The Soup by Mireille Levert

Published on October 1, 2001

An Island In The Soup
Mireille Levert

Groundwood Books
$15.95
hardcover

An Island in the Soup (Groundwood Books, $15.95, hardcover, young readers) by Mireille Levert is a treat. The language bubbles over like Sir Victor of the Noodle’s fish soup, a “cheesy swamp full of huge, stinky fish.” The illustrations, full of movement, depict marzipan hedges and chocolate pools that end this tale, happily, with dessert. mRb

Sarah Rosenfeld is a writer and associate editor for a travel and leisure magazine for Canadian physicians.

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