Musings on children's and YA literature, the academy, and the relationship between them, from an English professor and mother.
Wednesday, September 03, 2008
I'd been looking forward to the film adaptation of Ballet Shoes, a favorite novel from my childhood. (Unlike Jenny, though, my favorite Streatfeild novel was The Painted Garden, otherwise known as Movie Shoes, not this one.) Unfortunately the NYT reviewer doesn't think it's so great.