Books by Christine Davenier

EMILY DICKINSON by Emily Dickinson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 20, 2016

"This arresting edition makes for a wonderful introduction to Dickinson's poetry that's sure to captivate all ages. (introduction, glossary, notes, bibliography) (Poetry. 8-12)"
An illustrated Dickinson primer for young and old. Read full book review >
NADIA by Karlin Gray
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 7, 2016

"Poised for the 2016 Summer Games, this pays a respectful, 40th-anniversary tribute to Comaneci's soaring achievements. (afterward, timeline, quotation sources, selected bibliography, websites, two photographs) (Picture book/biography. 6-9)"
Gray presents the childhood of the sensational Romanian gymnast who, at age 14, won five medals at the 1976 Olympics. Read full book review >
DEAR SANTA, LOVE, RACHEL ROSENSTEIN by Amanda Peet
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 20, 2015

"The lovely ink-and-watercolor paintings cannot save this unfortunate effort with its missed opportunity for a wholly positive outcome. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Jewish Rachel is enchanted by the holiday glitter of Christmas lights and decorations, as well as the anticipated visits from Santa Claus, but her family will have none of it. Read full book review >
A SPOOKY, SPARKLY HALLOWEEN by Julie Andrews
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 21, 2015

"Teamwork and being true to oneself are always celebrated, but Andrews, Hamilton, and Davenier combine talents to produce a charming tale full of girl power that readers can applaud. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Gerry shines again in the latest entry in the Very Fairy Princess series. Read full book review >