Books by Ben Mantle

FOLLOW THE TRACK ALL THE WAY BACK by Timothy Knapman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 17, 2017

"All aboard for a great storytime pick. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Little Train follows Mommy and Daddy Train's advice to return safely after his first solo journey. Read full book review >
A COOKED-UP FAIRY TALE by Penny Parker Klostermann
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"All that's missing are the recipes. (Picture book. 5-8)"
William might live in the land of fairy tales, but he just wants to cook. Read full book review >
RUDY'S WINDY CHRISTMAS by Helen Baugh
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2015

"Just the ticket for readers who are dying to introduce fart jokes into their Christmas festivities. (Picture book. 4-8)"
This British import focuses on Santa's lead reindeer, Rudy, who, as the title indicates, has a major attack of flatulence on Christmas Eve. Read full book review >
THERE WAS AN OLD DRAGON WHO SWALLOWED A KNIGHT by Penny Parker Klostermann
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 4, 2015

"No matter how many swallowed-fly titles you own, this one belongs on your shelf too. (Picture book. 4-8)"
In days of yore, before a certain fly's ultimately fatal encounter with an Old Lady, there was an old dragon who felt rather peckish. Read full book review >
HUG! by Ben Mantle
by Ben Mantle, illustrated by Ben Mantle
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2013

"While the covers of both titles suggest lots of interaction, the pages within fail to deliver the goods. (Board book. 18 mos.-3)"
An ode to various kinds of hugs as enacted by various animals. Read full book review >
ONE SHEEP, BLUE SHEEP by Thom Wiley
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2012

"A colorful, off-kilter barnyard party. (Board book. 2-4)"
A farmer's clumsiness leads to a color explosion. Read full book review >