Books by Christie Matheson

BIRD WATCH by Christie Matheson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 26, 2019

"Fun and surprisingly successful as an invitation to look closely at the natural world. (Informational picture book. 4-7)"
From 10 black-capped chickadees to a single great horned owl, a countdown seek-and-find presents common birds. Read full book review >
PLANT THE TINY SEED by Christie Matheson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 24, 2017

"Preschoolers need to learn how plants grow. This supplies the basics, but novelty (an arguably waning term for app imitators on paper) is not a substitute for compelling art. (notes) (Picture book. 2-5)"
This companion to Matheson's two previous titles featuring interactivity (Tap the Magic Tree, 2013; Touch the Brightest Star, 2015) encourages listeners to tap, press, and swipe their way through gardening. Read full book review >
TOUCH THE BRIGHTEST STAR by Christie Matheson
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 26, 2015

" A delightful bedtime book that encourages both imaginative play and restorative rest. (Picture book. 2-6)"
A nocturnal companion to Matheson's Tap the Magic Tree (2013), this interactive picture book illuminates nighttime's wonders while shepherding readers toward sleep. Read full book review >
TAP THE MAGIC TREE by Christie Matheson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"A universal theme, developed in an unusually clean, simple presentation…and, at least, with no need for batteries. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Matheson invites readers to take an apple tree through a seasonal round using taps and page turns in place of touch-screens. Read full book review >