Books by Billy Aronson

MELIA AND JO by Billy Aronson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 21, 2018

"A delightful story of a cross-racial friendship between two kids who realize how much they need each other and the passions that each brings to the friendship. (Picture book. 5-8)"
STEM becomes STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) as Melia, an inventor, and Jo, a dancer, discover that they're a dynamic team. Read full book review >
THE EID AL-ADHA ADVENTURE by Jennifer  Oxley
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 26, 2018

"Competent coverage of a sadly underrepresented holiday. (Picture book. 3-8)"
On the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Adha, Peg + Cat practice math and kindness. Read full book review >
THE RACE CAR PROBLEM by Jennifer  Oxley
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 8, 2015

"Much stronger at depicting problem-solving than at reinforcing math concepts. (Math picture book. 4-8)"
Peg and Cat, problem-solvers extraordinaire, put their shape-recognition and comparing skills to the test in this second book based on the Peg + Cat TV series. Read full book review >
THE CHICKEN PROBLEM by Jennifer  Oxley
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 25, 2012

"Cute, but one can't help but wish for a separation of screen and text. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Oxley and Aronson present a work based on their new PBS show, Peg + Cat. Read full book review >
THEY CAME FROM DNA by Billy Aronson
NATURE
Released: April 1, 1994

"Brief glossary; three titles for further reading; index. (Nonfiction. 12+)"
Bright and curious teens will find this offbeat introduction to genetics a refreshing change from dry-as-dust textbooks. Read full book review >