Books by Diane Lang

FUR, FEATHER, FIN? by Diane Lang
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2018

"A very welcome addition to nature shelves. (Informational picture book. 3-8)"
Major similarities and differences among six classes of animals—and two additional animal categories—are explained with the aid of simple rhymes and sophisticated art. Read full book review >
DAYTIME NIGHTTIME, ALL THROUGH THE YEAR by Diane Lang
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2017

"A presentation of animal activities for primary grade readers and listeners that is brought low by sadly pedestrian verse. (Informational picture book. 5-9)"
Day and night and throughout the year, animals are busy and active. Read full book review >
VULTURE VERSES by Diane Lang
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"Well meant but unsuccessful. (Picture book/poetry. 7-9)"
The sincerity in these versified valentines to 13 often-reviled animals may ring true, but the natural history doesn't always pass muster. Read full book review >
THE FAT BOY CHRONICLES by Michael Buchanan
FICTION
Released: July 1, 2010

"But Jimmy still comes across as a likable kid, and the easy-to-read format will challenge readers to see the real boy in the back of the classroom yearning for a friend. (afterword) (Fiction. 13 & up)"
Fourteen-year-old Jimmy Winterpock is a self-proclaimed "diet-challenged kid" who sits in the back row so he won't have to hear, "We can't see around Jimmy!" Read full book review >