The Flying Bed. By Nancy Willard. Paintings by John Thompson. Blue Sky Press/Scholastic. $16.99.
Terrible Storm. By Carol Otis Hurst. Pictures by S.D. Schindler. Greenwillow/HarperCollins. $16.99.
A touching and beautiful story with truly gorgeous illustrations, The Flying Bed has its roots in the real world of
Severe winter storms are the stuff of nightmare, not dream, for people caught in them, but Carol Otis Hurst finds the light side of a heavy snowfall in Terrible Storm, and tells the tale so entertainingly that she will leave you eager for more (story, that is; not necessarily snow). Like The Flying Bed,