Books by Cari Meister

PONY POEMS FOR LITTLE PONY LOVERS by Cari Meister
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 12, 2019

"Sure to become a fast favorite among the pony-preoccupied. (Picture book/poetry. 3-7)"
Children, mostly female-presenting, fawn over ponies in brief poems and genteel illustrations. Read full book review >
I HAVE A LITTLE SEEDLING by Cari Meister
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 10, 2018

"Expect oohs and aahs when planted at a baby shower. (Board book. 1-3)"
Newborns and toddlers will miss this gentle board book's subtleties, but new moms will get the message: Babies grow all too quickly. Read full book review >
TINY GOES BACK TO SCHOOL by Cari Meister
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 26, 2014

"Never underestimate the power of a treat to motivate. (Early reader. 4-6)"
When Tiny fails to do any of his tricks—sit, stay, shake—his owner decides it's time for the anything-but-tiny dog to go back to school. Read full book review >
TINY ON THE FARM by Cari Meister
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2008

"Sure to appeal to fans of that other big dog too. (Picture book. 3-5)"
The enormous and abundantly energetic Tiny, canine star of the team's When Tiny Was Tiny (1999) and other early readers, takes center stage in his first picture book. Read full book review >
LUTHER’S HALLOWEEN by Cari Meister
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2004

"The ironic twist of the monster being scared makes this a perfect, not-too-scary Halloween tale about overcoming fears for young ghosts and goblins. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Luther is a triceratops (you can tell by the horn on his nose). Read full book review >
SKINNY AND FATS, BEST FRIENDS by Cari Meister
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 2002

"Name-calling and weight problems are real issues in the elementary school world, and it's unfortunate that Fats and Skinny have names that serve as labels for their weight. (Easy reader. 6-8)"
Meister, author of the Tiny the dog stories (Tiny the Snow Dog, 2001, etc.), offers a mid-level easy reader about two best friends, a dimwitted pig called Fats and a smart rabbit called Skinny. Read full book review >
TINY THE SNOW DOG by Cari Meister
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

"Can a springtime adventure for Tiny be far behind? (Easy reader. 4-7)"
Meister and Davis team up for their fourth beginning easy reader about Tiny, a gigantic golden dog who is anything but tiny. Read full book review >
WHEN TINY WAS TINY by Cari Meister
Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"Davis's brightly colored, ebullient illustrations, with their comic-book energy, expertly convey the camaraderie between owner and dog. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Meister (Tiny's Bath, p. 303) records the continuing adventures of the misnamed Tiny, and the results will captivate new readers. Read full book review >
TINY'S BATH by Cari Meister
Released: Feb. 1, 1999

"Davis's playful illustrations romp alongside the beginning reader text, using an easy, loping giganticism to portray this big pet's appeal. (Picture book. 5-7)"
In this Easy-to-Read entry is a dog large enough to chase Clifford the big red dog right out of town. Read full book review >