Ghosts in the House! is a sweet little book about a young witch who moves into a haunted house. Japanese illustrator Kazuno Kohara has used the linoleum cut printmaking process with only two colors for this book. Despite the simple orange and black (with white ghosts, of course), Kohara achieves a very rich setting for the story. Take a peek inside to see how the little witch and her black cat cleverly remedy their situation! Ghosts in the House! is sure to warm the hearts of readers of all ages.
Rome: The Complete First Season examines and dramatizes Rome’s transition from Republic to Empire, bringing a fresh set of eyes to a wide array of historical figures such as Julius Caesar, Mark Antony, Cleopatra, and Augustus, all vying for power in their own way. But like such shows as The Wire and Boardwalk Empire, Rome peels the layers off of Roman society, showing how the fates of the lower classes are intertwined with those in power, and how continuous war and violence can effect a society. While at times over the top, HBO and the BBC have brought impeccable production values to the series, helping to make it one of the best historical epics on film or television.