Books by Ellen Shi

DO DOODLEBUGS DOODLE? by Corinne Demas
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 5, 2018

"Overall, clever: entomology via etymology. (Informational picture book. 4-8)"
Funny speculation is made about the common names of 11 insects, after which a few facts are offered. Read full book review >
SCHOOL PEOPLE by Lee Bennett Hopkins
edited by Lee Bennett Hopkins, illustrated by Ellen Shi
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 13, 2018

"Useful, if not vital, for a back-to-school collection and good for reading aloud. (Picture book/poetry. 4-7)"
Poems about school staff aim to reassure anxious young students. Read full book review >
WORLD PIZZA by Cece Meng
by Cece Meng, illustrated by Ellen Shi
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 6, 2017

"One can only wish that 'world pizza' could solve our planet's problems. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Many people wish fervently for world peace, and the mom in this picture book is no different. Read full book review >
LITTLE FROG AND THE SCARY AUTUMN THING by Jane Yolen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 13, 2016

"A low-key way of introducing the idea of change, in nature or otherwise. (Picture book. 4-6)"
A young frog gets some parental help for her anxiety when green leaves turn red, gold, and purple. Read full book review >