Books by Barbara Robinson

THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER by Barbara Robinson
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"The full-length novel better conveys the complex narrative, but this picture-book version makes the basic story easily accessible to all. Final art not seen. (Picture book. 4-9)"
The beloved novel about the ultimate church Christmas pageant is abridged for a younger audience or shorter holiday storytimes, with charming watercolor illustrations that bring the crowd of Herdmans to life. Read full book review >
THE BEST SCHOOL YEAR EVER by Barbara Robinson
FICTION
Released: Sept. 30, 1994

"The Herdmans will delight readers of this spirited sequel to The Best Christmas Pageant Ever (1972). (Fiction. 8+)"
Not just your average naughty children, the Herdmans occasionally step over the line into juvenile delinquency- -but they do it with such panache that the reader cannot help but be impressed. Read full book review >