Books by Don Carter

OLD MACDONALD DRIVES A TRACTOR by Don Carter
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2007

"This likely offers them a few machines they haven't yet heard of. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Tractors do many different jobs on the farm. Read full book review >
HEAVEN’S ALL-STAR JAZZ BAND by Don Carter
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 8, 2002

"Short biographies of each of the musicians are included at the end. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Grandpa Jack is a bit shy when he first arrives in Heaven, which, appropriately for a jazz fan like himself, takes the form of a Cotton Club peopled with jazz legends whose music Grandpa loved so much in life. Read full book review >
HELLO SCHOOL! by Dee Lillegard
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 10, 2001

"What fun! (Poetry/picture book. 3-6)"
These bold and energetic verses and colorful illustrations are admirably suited to their target audience of kindergarten and nursery-school children, who will meet in these pages many of the objects they will discover in their classrooms. Read full book review >
GET TO WORK TRUCKS! by Don Carter
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2001

"Busy, bright, and fun, with lots of opportunities to insert big-engine noises. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Saturated paint that looks as though it was applied with a shovel—a shovel wielded with considerable dexterity, it should be mentioned—is laid on foam board and plaster to produce a visually joyous celebration of big equipment for young children just being introduced to the picture-book format. Read full book review >
SEE YOU SOON MOON by Donna Conrad
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2001

"Readers will hanker for a return trip. (Picture book. 1-4)"
Echoes of Good Night, Moon are unavoidable in this nighttime tale, with its young protagonist's "Bye-bye, bedroom. Read full book review >
WAKE UP HOUSE! by Dee Lillegard
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: March 1, 2000

"A fine first poetry book. (Poetry. 47)"
Bouncy small snippets and smidgeons of poems, most four lines long and rhymed, describing the most mundane and utilitarian of household objects, are sure to charm small children. Read full book review >