Presto and Zesto in Limboland

By YORINKS, Arthur

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ISBN
9780062644657
Publisher
Michael di Capua


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on October 1, 2018  |  PICTURE BOOKS

PreS-Gr 2—Humor and drama permeate this picaresque tale presented in loosely related episodes. An afterword by Yorinks describes the story's genesis (and exodus). Between 1925 and 1927, Czech composer Leoš Janá ek composed Ríkadla, a choral piece inspired by both the charm of indigent nursery rhymes and their interpretation by compatriot, illustrator Josef Lada. In 1990, the London Symphony Orchestra invited Sendak to create projections for Janá ek's music. Later, Yorinks and Sendak, who called each other Presto and Zesto, respectively, arranged the images ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on March 1, 2019

Presto and Zesto find themselves in Limboland just in time for the wedding of the sugar beets. But what can they bring for a gift? The ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on March 1, 2019

Presto and Zesto find themselves in Limboland just in time for the wedding of the sugar beets. But what can they bring for a gift? The ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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