Books by Elizabeth James

THUMBELINA by Hans Christian Andersen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 9, 2015

"While Andersen's imaginative story, first published in 1835, keeps children listening or reading, this edition adds nothing new or special to a long literary history. (Picture book. 5-8)"
The adventures of a tiny girl amid flora and fauna in an imaginary land are again presented for young readers. Read full book review >
THE WOMAN WHO MARRIED A BEAR by Elizabeth James
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"Atanas's illustrations are strongest when the raw Pacific landscape spreads across the page, celebrating sky, land and sea. (author's note) (Picture book/folktale. 6-10)"
An arrogant girl disrespects the animal world and becomes part of it in this traditional First Nations tale, retold by James. Read full book review >
SOCIAL SMARTS by Elizabeth James
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 20, 1996

A book of advice, subtitled ``Manners for Today's Kids,'' on how to deal with various issues of etiquette, including introductions, school dances, family vacations, meals, parties, hospitalized and bereaved friends, and many others. Read full book review >