Books by Barroux

WHERE IS THE ROCKET? by Harriet Ziefert
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Aug. 12, 2014

"An appealing goodnight book, though all those questions might suggest an earlier bedtime in order to accommodate them all. (Picture book. 2-4)"
A mobile inspires a child's dream of flying in a rocket. Read full book review >
TICKLY TOES by Susan Hood
by Susan Hood, illustrated by Barroux
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Aug. 1, 2014

"A lovely addition to the bedtime storybook shelf. (Board book. 1-4)"
Every milestone in a baby's life calls for celebration. Read full book review >
LINE OF FIRE by Barroux
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: July 1, 2014

"American children, at least, may not shed many tears, but they should come away feeling closer to understanding what that century-old conflict must have been like to those who fought in it. (Graphic memoir. 11-14)"
An unusually personal view of World War I's early days, conveyed by new illustrations grafted to a French soldier's chance-found diary. Read full book review >
IT'S TIME TO SAY GOOD NIGHT by Harriet Ziefert
Released: Sept. 13, 2013

"A successful offering from a well-matched pair. (Picture book. 1-4)"
A child greets the day and then says goodnight in this circular picture book. Read full book review >
LUCY RESCUED by Harriet Ziefert
Released: April 24, 2012

"A sweet take on the bumps in the road home for one shelter dog. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Lucy may have been rescued from the animal shelter, but this pup takes time to adjust to her new, loving family. Read full book review >
MY DOG THINKS I'M A GENIUS by Harriet Ziefert
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"Have the easels handy; inspiration is inevitable. (author's note) (Picture book. 3-6)"
Boy and dog share the utter pleasure of creating art. Read full book review >
I COULD BE, YOU COULD BE by Karen  Owen
FICTION
Released: May 21, 2011

"A great read-aloud for both parents and teachers and sure to spark great ideas and 'what-ifs.' (Picture book. 2-7)"
What would you like to be? Read full book review >
THE RED PIANO by André Leblanc
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Jan. 1, 2011

"A worthy and beautiful tale for historical and cultural studies. (Picture book. 6 & up)"
It's 1975 in Communist China. Read full book review >
MY GOLDFISH by Barroux
by Barroux, illustrated by Barroux
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2009

"Misses the mark. (Picture book. 7-10)"
Forget about your brilliant pet cat or your amazing dog. Read full book review >
MR. KATAPAT’S INCREDIBLE ADVENTURES by Barroux
ADVENTURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2004

"Sure to be a big hit with children's librarians and other champions of reading. (Picture book. 4-7)"
The creator of Where's Mary's Hat? (2003) glorifies a message near and dear to librarians' hearts. Read full book review >
WHERE’S MARY’S HAT? by Barroux
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2003

"The paint-daubed effect and somewhat childlike drawings create a wacky, impressionistic style that results in an offbeat funny charm. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Mary, a black-and-white cow with a boxy shape, no mouth, and stick legs, asks one animal after another (13 in all) if he or she has seen her hat. Read full book review >