Books

A Llama is not an Alpaca : And Other Mistaken Animal Identities

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Do you know the difference between an alpaca and a llama? How about a crocodile and an alligator? A frog and a toad?  Test your knowledge and learn exciting animal facts in this charming book about animal look-a-likes!

The talented, Lorna Scobie will illustrate this playful nonfiction story.

Running Press Kids, March 7, 2023

Wake Up, Woodlands

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Wake Up, Woodlands celebrates the joy of forest animals as they greet a glorious new spring. Illustrated vignettes on each spread will feature each woodland creature’s wake-up with its parent lovingly nearby as the natural landscape brims and bursts with springs firsts.

The incredible, Marc Boutavant, will illustrate this companion book to Woodland Dreams

Chronicle, March 5, 2024

Time to Shine: Celebrating the World's Iridescent Animals

Time to Shine is a nonfiction picture book that explores how animals use iridescence to survive and thrive in nature. From the mallard duck’s shining green flying “cap,” to the reed frog’s heat-reflecting “vest,” to the hummingbird’s sequined “costume,” each animal uses its iridescence for a specific purpose.

Illustrator: Dave Murray

Groundwood, Spring 2022

Where the Wee Ones Go: A Bedtime Wish for Endangered Animals

Where do endangered animal babies go at bedtime? Where Wee Ones Go explores this theme, pairing nonfiction information with lyrical language, in a loving tribute to endangered animals around the globe.

The amazing artist, Zosienka, will illustrate in her lovely, original style.

Chronicle, April 26, 2022

 

Farm Lullaby

Barnyard animals tenderly sing their babies to sleep in this rhyming picture book. Lyrical language paired with beloved farm creatures, make this story a dreamy goodnight for the bedtime set.

The wonderful, Wednesday Kirwan, will illustrate this sweet ode to nighttime on the farm.

Chronicle, October 5, 2021 

Woodland Dreams

Wander into the woods for a lyrical celebration of forest animals settling in for the night.  As nature walk turns to moonlight stroll, each and every creature finds its own way home. Pairing poetic verse and a gorgeous, painterly art style, WOODLAND DREAMS promises a sweet and cozy goodnight.

The talented Marc Boutavant will illustrate this tender ode to woodland creatures.

Chronicle, October 27, 2020

Moon Babies

In the starry dark of night, a secret moon world comes to light… Come meet the moon babies! These adorable moonie pies live in a celestial world unlike anything you can imagine.  With sweet rhyming verse and soft-toned acrylic-on-board paintings, MOON BABIES is sure to send little ones off to dreamland with a wink and a smile.

The award-winning Amy Hevron will illustrate this lyrical bedtime tale.

Putnam, July 2, 2019