($18.95) First published in 1993, this elaborately illustrated kid’s-eye view of Manhattan is narrated by a young girl who introduces readers to the landmarks and traditions she loves. In this edition: new paintings, foldout scenes and a poignant update on the Twin Towers.
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll; pop-up adaptation by Robert Sabuda ($24.95) Alice returns to Wonderland in an ingenious 3-D book affording readers splendid views down the rabbit hole and into the Queen’s rose garden. Truly breathtaking and engaging.
The Wolves in the Walls by Neil Gaiman; illustrated by Dave McKean ($16.99) An artfully rendered (but too dark for the very young) tale of a girl’s nightmare come to life, written by the creator of the haunting Sandman comic-book series.