The Mystery of the Fool and the Vanisher

Betsy Bird, a children's librarian at the New York Public Library, has been posting in-depth book reviews on her blog since way back in the old Blogspot days–lately, though, she's been representing for the Kidlitosphere over on School Library Journal as A Fuse #8 Production.

As a panelist for the Graphic Novels category, she recently reviewed a title for teens that crosses genre lines with text and photographic art: The Mystery of the Fool and the Vanisher by David and Ruth Ellwand. Although this book isn't easily categorized, it's sure to be a treat for fans of the creepy type of fairy story. According to Betsy,

Peppered with authentic looking photographs of the Victorian age and contemporary prints, the book is a love story to both the art of the photograph and the nature of the "fey."

Read the full review here.