Donnalee is a Youth Services Librarian at the Maple Branch. She collects old children's series books and has a large personal collection of vintage books. She also loves 1930's films and vintage fashion.
"This is the first Georgette Heyer I ever read and it made me a devoted fan for life. I recently re-read this one and found it as delightful as ever. Heyer is known for her frothy regency romances, but this one is set slightly earlier in 1793. Th..."
"This picture book is laugh out loud funny. The story is a simple one about an elephant with an itchy back looking for another animal to help him out. Many animals attempt to help, but with unsatisfactory results. The illustrations are simple bu..."
"Years ago when I first read Harry Potter, I thought, "I wish this book was illustrated". I had hoped for some simple black-and-white line drawings. Now, however, there is a deluxe full-colour lavishly illustrated edition that completel..."