Carolinda Clatter is born noisy in a place where, legend says, loud noise will wake a sleeping giant and bring destruction. Her tale, and that of an old giant hopelessly on love with the icy moon, are told in this lovely new picture book by the 2004 Caldecott Medal winner. It's an energetic and touching story about a spirited child, the power of self-expression, and the mysterious ability of music to transform and soothe us, set out in rich, ebullient pictures.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - mbabst - LibraryThing
This was not one of my favorite reads. I do not quite understand the message as fully as I have understood the messages in the other books. This book entails a fantasy a sleeping giant has of being in ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - pbrent - LibraryThing
Carolinda Clatter is an original fairy tale by Gerstein that explores the importance of communication and an individual's perceptions. Carolinda is the first loud person born into a town that was ... Read full review