Books by Beth Krommes

SWIRL BY SWIRL by Joyce Sidman
Released: Oct. 3, 2011

"Exquisitely simple and memorable. (Informational picture book. 2-8)"
"A spiral is a snuggling shape" is the somewhat homely observation that begins Sidman's brief and graceful poem—she goes on to catalog and celebrate the ways that spirals manifest themselves in the physical and natural world in a way that will draw in the youngest listeners. Read full book review >
THE HOUSE IN THE NIGHT by Susan Marie Swanson
Released: May 5, 2008

Inspired by a traditional poem from The Oxford Nursery Rhyme Book, Swanson's cumulative tale begins, "Here is the key to the house." Read full book review >

BUTTERFLY EYES by Joyce Sidman
Released: Sept. 15, 2006

Combining striking illustrations, evocative poems that do double duty as riddles and lucid prose commentary, this venture into the natural world stands out for both its beauty and its unusual approach. Read full book review >

THE HIDDEN FOLK by Lise Lunge-Larsen
Released: Aug. 30, 2004

These very brief tales offer insight and warning: where you might find the hidden folk, how to treat them, and what might happen if you use them badly. Read full book review >

THE SUN IN ME by Judith Nicholls
Released: Feb. 1, 2003

A wide-ranging poetry collection covers sea, sun, sky, and earth illuminated by stunning illustrations. Read full book review >