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.
"Such a charming, delightful and beautiful book! The illustrations are cheerful and appealing. The story is wonderful. It is a about a lion who arrives at a library and just stays. It turns out the lion is very helpful around the library. Of c..."
"What a joy to read this goofy story in the original picture book format again. I loved seeing the original cover and artwork again. I'm glad Amelia Bedelia has found so much success in the easy reader book format and those current contemporary s..."
"A children's book about grief, mental illness, and the after effects of war doesn't sound very appealing, but this book is so beautiful, poignant and brilliant that it is well worth reading. After a family tragedy, young Henrietta, known as Henry..."