Books by Cindy Derby

HOW TO WALK AN ANT by Cindy Derby
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 26, 2019

"Be prepared for leash requests—so convincing is this guidebook. Teachers may also appreciate it as a humorous model when explaining elements of informational text. (appendices, glossary) (Picture book. 4-7)"
Some children have lemonade stands; the protagonist in this debut promotes ant-walking tours. Read full book review >
CLIMBING SHADOWS by Shannon Bramer
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 5, 2019

"The poetry here is well-done, and although there is no real topical or stylistic cohesion, the assortment offers something for readers with varying preferences. (Picture book/poetry. 6-9)"
This collection of 20 poems inspired by the poet's volunteer work in a kindergarten lunchroom is united by authorship; entries address a variety of topics and are expressed in multiple styles. Read full book review >