Posted on February 13th, 2017 by pajamapress
“…The two strangers form an almost-instant friendship; the man buys the boy a tart, which they share as the weather magically turns from grey rain to bright yellow sunshine, through which the two soar happily.
Buquet’s prose, translated into English by Erin Woods, consists of rhyming couplets, most of which fit together and flow with satisfying precision…..
…Under the Umbrella is as sweet and lovingly constructed as the brightest treat in a bakery window.”
Read the full review on page 29 of the March 2017 issue of Quill & Quire