Books by Esther Hershenhorn

TXTNG MAMA TXTNG BABY by Esther Hershenhorn
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 6, 2013

"Good for a quick chuckle for tech-savvy grown-ups, but it sure doesn't offer much appeal for tots, digital natives or not. (Board book. 6 mos.-3)"
Baby and Mama share their love in a series of text messages in this novelty title. Read full book review >
FANCY THAT by Esther Hershenhorn
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 2003

"Told with engagingly rhythmic language and the repeating structure of a folktale, this tongue-in-cheek piece of Americana will delight a wide range of readers and listeners. (author's note, illustrator note) (Picture book. 6-10)"
Using made-from-scratch egg tempera for authenticity, Lloyd alternates expertly done American folk-art-style portraits with more finely detailed, richly colored landscapes for this tale of an orphaned 19th-century lad who takes to the road with his father's art supplies, promising his three sisters that he'll be back by Christmas with money for a new home. Read full book review >
THE CONFE$$ION$ AND $ECRET$ OF HOWARD J. FINGERHUT by Esther Hershenhorn
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 15, 2002

"Reading this might not 'change your life,' as Howie suggests, but no one will be able to resist its spirit. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Many entrepreneurs write about their successes, but Howie Fingerhut tells it all in his how-to book for success. Read full book review >
THERE GOES LOWELL'S PARTY! by Esther Hershenhorn
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 15, 1998

"In her debut, Hershenhorn includes a list of rain-related proverbs at the end of the book, many of which are right as rain. (Picture book. 6-10)"
Old proverbs foretelling rain figure prominently in this tale of a little boy's birthday hopes. Read full book review >