Books by Brendan Wenzel

HELLO HELLO by Brendan Wenzel
Released: March 6, 2018

"Every one of Wenzel's beasties, from the 'common' house cat to the mouth-dropping whale shark, exhibits an exuberant spark of life that will delight readers everywhere—and hopefully encourage in them an awareness of their plights. (Picture book. 3-10)"
Caldecott honoree (They All Saw a Cat, 2016) Wenzel's graphic love letter to all us earthlings is a hallelujah chorus to life in all its glorious shapes and forms. Read full book review >
LIFE by Cynthia Rylant
Released: June 27, 2017

"A splendid tribute to the world and its splendors, with something to offer audiences of a broad range of ages. (Picture book. 4-adult)"
Readers are invited to reflect on life with the help of animals. Read full book review >
THEY ALL SAW A CAT by Brendan Wenzel
Released: Aug. 30, 2016

"A solo debut for Wenzel showcasing both technical chops and a philosophical bent. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Wouldn't the same housecat look very different to a dog and a mouse, a bee and a flea, a fox, a goldfish, or a skunk? Read full book review >
SOME PETS by Angela DiTerlizzi
Released: Aug. 23, 2016

"Exuberant in its visuals and narratively well crafted but with slight blind spots. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Children and animals mingle at a pet show in this picture book. Read full book review >
Released: May 3, 2016

"Marvelous fun. (Picture book. 3-8)"
A dark-skinned "boy with a whirly-twirly toy" skips through the forest, unaware of the snake lurking in the eucalyptus tree. Read full book review >
BEASTLY BABIES by Ellen Jackson
Released: July 7, 2015

"Lots of fun. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A simple rhyming text celebrates some shared characteristics of baby animals. Read full book review >
SOME BUGS by Angela DiTerlizzi
Released: March 4, 2014

"Deceptively simple, with innovative illustrations and a catchy narrative, this book adeptly supplies information, a sense of accessibility, close looking and joie de vivre. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A picture book that capers with joy in the buggy natural world. Read full book review >