****The Three Golden Keys
by Peter Sis
Reviewed December 15, 2001.
A Sonderbooks' Best Book of 2001
Francis Foster Books, Farrar, Straus and Giroux. 2001.
Available at Sembach Library (E SIS).
Peter Sis wrote this book for his daughter Madeleine, who is growing
up in America. It tells of a magical journey back to the Prague
of his childhood. Three fairy tales give him three keys to open
the door of the house of his youth.
Peter Sis also drew the intricate pictures, with hidden images to
look at over and over again. After one reading, I feel I’ve only
scratched the surface. A magical book. I’d like to take it with
me to Prague some day. I do hope that little Madeleine does.
Copyright © 2003 Sondra Eklund. All
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