Spring Fiction for Budding Bookworms

No Presents Please

By Sarah Rosenfeld

A review of No Presents Please by Gwen Molnar

Published on April 1, 2001

No Presents Please
Gwen Molnar

Roussan Publishers
$6.95
paper

Don’t be fooled by the big orange pumpkin on the cover of No Presents Please (Roussan, $6.95, ages seven to ten). This highly original story by talented poet, painter, and award-winning writer Gwen Molnar isn’t just about the usual October 31st rituals. It’s about a “No Presents Please” Hallowe’en birthday party. When the birthday girl’s parents are called away on business and the Perfect Party Planning People don’t show, Sue finds herself in a real pickle. Luckily, the quirky jellybean-selling sorceress Mrs. Fixit arrives on the scene. mRb

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

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