Books by Aaron Zenz

LITTLE IFFY LEARNS TO FLY by Aaron Zenz
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 17, 2017

"Friendship and supportive verbal encouragement help overcome fearful resistance in this pleasant if not especially remarkable tale. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Learning to fly is a scary idea for Little Iffy, who is a "bitty griffin…part lion and part eagle." Read full book review >
HUG A BULL by Aaron Zenz
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 2, 2013

"While it's useful for the wide range of animals covered, the disconnect between the occasionally sophisticated text and the slightly saccharine pictures ultimately compromises its success. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Zenz utilizes clever wordplay to introduce names for a menagerie of animal dads to the preschool crowd. Read full book review >
I LOVE EWE by Aaron Zenz
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 19, 2013

"The best part of this slim title is the final page, which pictures all the animal mothers with their appropriate names. Consider only as an additional purchase. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A breezy book aimed at young readers touches upon the unique terms for 27 animal mamas. Read full book review >
THE SPAGHETTI-SLURPING SEWER SERPENT by Laura Ripes
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2012

"Fun enough once through, but not much more. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A pint-sized sleuth tracks a purple underground monster. Read full book review >
FIVE LITTLE PUPPIES JUMPING ON THE BED by Lily Karr
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2012

"With its rushed conclusion, there's not enough bounce to lift this rhyme out of the ordinary. (Board book. 1-3)"
Monkeys shouldn't get all the fun, should they? Read full book review >
THE HICCUPOTAMUS by Aaron Zenz
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"Fun for all. (Picture book. 2-7)"
"There was a hippopotamus / Who hiccupped quite-a-lotamus / And every time he got'emus... / …He'd fall upon his bottomus." Read full book review >