Books by Bonnie Leick

BEDTIME FOR BOO by Mickie Matheis
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 28, 2012

"Quibbles aside, this is a sweet tale for young preschoolers getting into the Halloween spirit. Similar tales abound, so purchase as needed. (Picture book. 2-4)"
What begins as a lyrical bedtime book featuring a friendly, freckled ghost evolves into a gentle rhyming interactive story for not-so-sleepyheads. Read full book review >
BABY BEAR EATS THE NIGHT by Anthony Pearson
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2012

"Not only is Baby Bear's loss of fear too sudden to be believable, the art pays no mind to his inner emotional landscape and turns what is essentially a tale of mythic proportions into a cozy bit of feel-good ephemera. (Picture book. 5-7)
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Mixed messages and a main character who comes off as less a frightened youngster than a self-absorbed twit spoil Pearson's debut. Read full book review >
WOLF CAMP by Katie McKy
by Katie McKy, illustrated by Bonnie Leick
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2009

"Children may find the whole episode exaggerated and unlikely; parents, particularly those who send their cubs off to summer camp, might have the opposite reaction. (Picture book. 7-9)"
In a droll and very sparely told tale young Maddie comes home from a summer's spell at Wolf Camp with leaves in her hair, a tendency to howl at sirens and a decided preference for meat—plus the odd grasshopper—over other foods. Read full book review >
IMPETUOUS R., SECRET AGENT by Jane Leslie Conly
ADVENTURE
Released: Aug. 26, 2008

"There are too many characters and disparate plotlines for the story to cohere, but the sense of optimism gladdens the heart as the creatures great and small band together behind (and under) the scenes. (Fantasy. 8-11)"
In this convoluted tale, a colony of highly intelligent cockroaches living in a once-famous jazz club called Pop's Corner learns the club is about to be taken by the bank. Read full book review >
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2005

"Not an essential purchase, but one sure to be popular in larger collections. (vocabulary list) (Picture book. 4-7)"
A young boy is convinced that an alien invasion from outer space has already occurred: The invaders are insects. Read full book review >