David and the Phoenix

David and The PhoenixBy Edward OrmondroydColumbus: Weekly Reader Children's Book Club, 1958Review by Carl McColmanThis gentle masterpiece of children's literature first appeared in the late 1950s, bringing a dimension of magic and wonder to young baby boomers growing up in a society dizzy with consumerism, the space race, and post-WWII arrogance. Recently reprinted in both hardback and paperback editions, this book is now available for an entire new generation of budding … [Read more...]