Books by Emma Yarlett

DRAGON POST by Emma Yarlett
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2018

"Yarlett takes poor advantage of the format, as readers see only half of the correspondence, but the premise and punny names add some appeal. (Novelty. 6-8)"
A lad finds a big red dragon in his basement and wisely seeks expert advice about its care and feeding in this epistolary episode. Read full book review >
PENGUINAUT! by Marcie Colleen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 30, 2018

"A funny and sharp story with nuance. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A little penguin tries to outshine his zoo friends, but there's a surprise in store for him. Read full book review >
CRINKLE, CRINKLE, LITTLE STAR by Justin Krasner
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 31, 2017

"An attractive and enchanting bedtime story. (Board book. 1-3)"
Constellations come out and play at night. Read full book review >
NIBBLES by Emma Yarlett
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2017

"A delicious escapade that young librivores (to use a more logical coinage) will snap up. (Novelty picture book. 5-7)"
A voracious "bookivore" leaves ragged holes behind as it chews its way through an introduction to dinosaurs. Read full book review >
POPPY PICKLE by Emma Yarlett
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 2, 2016

"Moral of the story: an excess of imagination may get you into trouble, but it's clearly worth it. (Picture book. 4-6)"
The perils of imagination reach their peak when a little girl unleashes an extraordinary ability. Read full book review >
ORION AND THE DARK by Emma Yarlett
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2015

"A funny, savvy bedtime story that addresses common fears. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A friendly, benign-looking creature called the Dark takes the boy Orion on a fear-conquering adventure. Read full book review >
BEAR'S BIG BOTTOM by Steve Smallman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2014

"Solid lesson neatly presented. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Sometimes, good things come in big packages. Read full book review >
SIDNEY, STELLA, AND THE MOON by Emma Yarlett
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 22, 2013

"Yawn. Skip the text and stick with the illustrations—the result is more entertaining. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A slim, didactic text is somewhat redeemed by lively, inventive illustrations. Read full book review >