Books by Barbara Hirsch Lember

IF YOU FIND A ROCK by Peggy Christian
Released: April 1, 2000

"Like Meredith Hooper's Pebble in My Pocket (not reviewed), this suggests to children the rewards of taking closer looks at these most commonplace of natural objects. (Picture book. 6-8)"
With hand-colored photos of grave children holding, sitting on, or clambering over rocks, Christian (Chocolate, A Glacier Grizzly, 1997) poetically suggests picking up pebbles to see if they are skipping rocks or scraping rocks, wishing rocks or worry rocks, or perhaps just rocks with marvelous things in or under them. Read full book review >
THE SHELL BOOK by Barbara Hirsch  Lember
Released: March 1, 1997

"A book to inspire further research and wonder—where are the creatures who once lived here? (Picture book/nonfiction. 7-11)"
Lember (A Book of Fruit, 1994) presents portraits of 14 sea shells—common to rare—with brief accompanying text in this subtle celebration of art in nature. Read full book review >
A BOOK OF FRUIT by Barbara Hirsch  Lember
Released: Aug. 1, 1994

"Still, a clear and useful book about how and where things grow. (Nonfiction. 4-7)"
Photography teacher and award-winning photographer Lember has put together a series of images that introduce 14 fruits to very young readers. Read full book review >