Books by Britta Teckentrup

RUN HOME, LITTLE MOUSE by Britta Teckentrup
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"This simple, repetitive tale with vivid images and a comforting ending is a good choice for one-on-one or group sharing. (Board book. 1-4)"
Little Mouse has gotten lost in the big, dark forest, and he must avoid some scary predators as he makes his way back home. Read full book review >
PLAYBOOK FARM by Corina Fletcher
Released: Sept. 11, 2012

"This is a charmer for preschoolers and their grown-ups alike. Here's hoping more "Playbooks" are on the way. (Pop-up/board book and novelty item. 3-6)"
A delightful playmat and pop-up book all in one. Read full book review >
ANIMAL 1 2 3 by Britta Teckentrup
Released: March 1, 2012

"The seamless interactivity merits two thumbs up. (Board book. 6 mos.-2)"
Lifting flaps elevates this counting book above traditional fare. Read full book review >
LITTLE WOLF'S SONG by Britta Teckentrup
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

It distresses Little Wolf that he can't howl. Read full book review >

GRUMPY CAT by Britta Teckentrup
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2008

Not knowing how to make friends, Cat spends all of his time alone until a powerful thunderstorm deposits a bedraggled kitten at his feet. Read full book review >

HOW BIG IS THE WORLD? by Britta Teckentrup
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 2, 2007

When Little Mole asks the title question, Papa's reply is, "Why don't you go and find out?" Read full book review >

BIG SMELLY BEAR by Britta Teckentrup
ANIMALS
Released: March 20, 2007

Perfect for sharing with young children, this crowd-pleaser features an oversized format, a rhythmic text and a cast of big, easily visible woodland creatures—led by a bear who never brushes or bathes: "Big Smelly Bear was followed by a big smelly stink wherever he went. Read full book review >

FLABBY TABBY by Penny McKinlay
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 1, 2006

Anyone who has ever known or owned an overweight cat will grin at this oh-so-true tale. Read full book review >

RUMBLE IN THE JUNGLE by Britta Teckentrup
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 1997

A jungle tug-of-war captures the colorful pizazz of tropical plant and animal life, but not the suspense of the real rope- pulling game. Read full book review >

KANCIL AND THE CROCODILES by Noreha Yussof Day
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 1, 1996

In this tale from Malaysia, Kancil, a mouse deer—and trickster—and Kura-Kura, a tortoise, are best friends in an idyllic tropical forest enticingly rendered in Teckentrup's cut-paper illustrations. ``All the animals lived happily together, as long as they were careful to talk to the crocodiles- -who were always hungry—from a distance,'' Day puts it, economical and witty in her first picture book. Read full book review >

COYOTE MAKES MAN by James Sage
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 1995

British author Sage (The Little Band, 1991) teams up with newcomer Teckentrup for an amusing interpretation of a Native American creation myth which successfully telescopes many variant versions (fully sourced on the copyright page) into a coherent and captivating whole. When Coyote decides to make man he asks each animal in turn for advice. Read full book review >