Books by Andrew Robert Parker

FULL WORM MOON by Margo Lemieux
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1994

"Parker's atmospheric watercolors capture the play of firelight and shadow within a smoky wigwam, the progression from sunset to dusk to dark, and the sharp shadows and phosphorescent outlines of objects seen in brilliant moonlight, like wraiths of mist rising through frosty air. (Picture book. 5-9)"
Before the arrival of Europeans, an Algonquian family keeps a chilly vigil on a March night, hoping to see the first earthworms emerge from the thawing earth and dance in the moonlight (as legend has it) to the music of unseen drums. Read full book review >
THE GREAT SHAKING by Jo Carson
ADVENTURE
Released: March 1, 1994

"Note about earthquakes. (Picture book. 5+)"
Subtitling her re-creation ``An Account of the Earthquakes of 1811 and 1812 by a Bear Who Was a Witness,'' the Tennessee poet (Stories I Ain't Told Nobody Yet, 1989) and picture book author (You Hold Me and I'll Hold You, 1992) evokes the three massive quakes as experienced by a bear at their epicenter in New Madrid, Missouri. Read full book review >