Books by Caroline Pitcher

TIME FOR BED, LITTLE ONE by Caroline Pitcher
Released: May 1, 2009

"Macnaughton's signature luminous pastels depict cuddlesome wild creatures and serene, unsullied landscapes—an idealism that many families will cherish. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Bedtime stories about animals that sleep in daytime are increasingly numerous, but this one, about a young fox who stays up past its dawn bedtime, stands out sweetly. Read full book review >
THE LITTLEST OWL by Caroline Pitcher
Released: June 1, 2008

"While a positive message about varied developmental speed is always welcome, Leo the Late Bloomer remains the more authentic and emotionally satisfying way to meet this need. (Picture book. 3-8)"
Four white eggs lie in the nest in the willow tree. Read full book review >
THE WINTER DRAGON by Caroline Pitcher
Released: Nov. 1, 2004

"A reassuring story with a touch of fantasy for the night-light gang. (Picture book. 4-8)"
With the help of a paper dragon and his own imagination, a young boy confronts his fear of the dark. Read full book review >
LORD OF THE FOREST by Caroline Pitcher
Released: Sept. 1, 2004

"Morris's beautiful, often full-bleed watercolors of non-anthropomorphized animals in their natural habitat further distinguish this quiet story about grace, humility, and identity. (Picture book. 4-8)"
"Tiger was born fluffy and small, with his eyes tight shut." Read full book review >
Released: March 1, 2000

"The beautiful illustrations are full of the laps and curves of the ocean, the brilliant colors of sea and sky, and the gorgeous reds and dusky browns of fabric, interiors, skin tones, and shells. (Picture book/folklore. 4-8)"
A resonant, evocative tale about a lonely woman and the child of the sea who becomes her dearest companion. Read full book review >
RUN WITH THE WIND by Caroline Pitcher
Released: June 1, 1998

"Handsome illustrations can't keep the story from feeling a little pat, and the mother is—for readers—callous. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Pitcher's story of separation anxiety, here played out by a foal and its mother, will have relevance to children who have experienced similar worries. Read full book review >