Books by Christine Kastl

THE LIZARD'S TAIL by Shobha Viswanath
Released: June 16, 2014

"Geckos are neither so common nor so freighted with superstition in North America as they are in parts of Asia, but they are familiar and pleasing enough to make this an ideal choice for sharing with preschoolers. (Picture book. 3-6)"
When part of a baby lizard's tail is chopped off when it's caught in a drawer, he searches for the "new look" his mother promises him. Read full book review >
THE BOY WHO DREW CATS by Anushka Ravishankar
Released: May 1, 2014

"Storytellers, students of folklore and those who appreciate seeing the work of international children's-book creators will all welcome this intriguing import. (Picture book/folk tale. 5-8)"
This adaptation of an (relatively) oft-told tale features a conversational text paired with illustrations that echo the story's Japanese origins. Read full book review >