Spring Fiction for Budding Bookworms

No Presents Please

A review of No Presents Please by Gwen Molnar

Published on April 1, 2001

No Presents Please
Gwen Molnar

Roussan Publishers

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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