Books by Claudia Ranucci

HOW TO MAKE A SHARK SMILE by Shawn Achor
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 4, 2020

"Does this book have what it takes to help kids in any practical way? Go fish. (Picture book. 4-7)"
As the song goes: "Gray skies are gonna clear up / Put on a happy face!" Read full book review >
FRED AND THE BEDTIME ELEPHANTS by Caroline Crowe
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2018

"A playful if stumbling addition to the bedtime-book shelf. (Picture book. 2-4)"
Chaos ensues when wakeful Fred decides to count elephants to try to go to sleep. Read full book review >
WE WISH FOR A MONSTER CHRISTMAS by Sue Fliess
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 3, 2017

"A humorous concept held back by uneven verse and a less-than-memorable monster. (Picture book. 3-7) "
A sister and brother ask Santa for their own furry monster for Christmas, causing mayhem in their household after the holiday. Read full book review >
DON'T WAKE THE YETI! by Claire Freedman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2017

"Thomas Hobbes would approve of this yeti's natural state, but perhaps he should go by his other name: abominable. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Perhaps it shouldn't come as a great surprise that yetis are big, hairy, emotional, flea-bitten, slug-eating, gas-blowing gross-outs. Read full book review >