Books by Anna McQuinn

LOLA GETS A CAT by Anna McQuinn
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Feb. 14, 2017

"This sweet story of first-time pet ownership is sure to appeal to young animal lovers of all kinds and especially to feline fanciers. (Picture book. 3-5)"
McQuinn and Beardshaw's (Leo Can Swim, 2016, etc.) adorable, black preschool heroine, Lola, is back for another turn. Read full book review >
LEO CAN SWIM by Anna McQuinn
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: May 10, 2016

"A welcome addition to the toddler bookshelf. (Picture book. 1-3)"
Leo is back (Leo Loves Baby Time, 2014, etc.), and now he happily attends a community swim class with Daddy.Read full book review >
LOLA PLANTS A GARDEN by Anna McQuinn
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Aug. 5, 2014

"It's gratifying to see Lola's love of books leading her to new experiences. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Hoping to have a garden like the one in her poetry book, Lola plants seeds, waits and weeds, and finally celebrates with friends. Read full book review >
LEO LOVES BABY TIME by Anna McQuinn
Released: Feb. 25, 2014

"Like Leo and his friends, this book is a buoyant and bouncy delight. (Picture book. 6-18 mos.)"
Leo, who first appeared in Lola Reads to Leo (2012), attends a baby program with his mother. Read full book review >
LOLA READS TO LEO by Anna McQuinn
Released: Feb. 1, 2012

"A welcome edition about a welcome addition. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Bibliophile Lola has no trouble adjusting to her role as big sister in this warm slice-of-life story about a little girl welcoming her new baby brother. Read full book review >
LOLA LOVES STORIES by Anna McQuinn
FICTION
Released: July 1, 2010

"Alert: The book will be an invitation for lap kids to follow Lola's lead—not such a bad thing. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Lola's daddy takes her to the library every Saturday, where she finds "excellent books," and every night her mommy or daddy reads them to her. Read full book review >
THE SLEEP SHEEP by Anna McQuinn
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2010

"A pleasant romp, wry and sweet. (Picture book. 3-6)"
McQuinn and Shaw breathe new life into an old saw—counting sheep—by matching an imaginative, wide-awake little girl with a large flock of peripatetic sheep far too busy to be counted. Read full book review >
LOLA AT THE LIBRARY by Anna McQuinn
FICTION
Released: July 1, 2006

"Everyone should begin and end the day with a good book. (Picture book. 2-5)"
It's Tuesday: library day and Lola's favorite time of the weekly routine. Read full book review >