Books by Fhiona Galloway

NOISY NOISY DIGGER by Jonathan Litton
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2017

"Clean design and invitations to action will help young builders become readers—expect to find this book in the sand box or on the road rug. (Board book. 1-3)"
This busy board book introduces five colors, five construction vehicles, and five physical movements. Read full book review >
TOUCH-AND-FEEL FIRST WORDS by Libby Walden
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2017

"There is plenty to do and feel in this busy book and its companions. (Board book. 18 mos.-3)"
This workmanlike board book presents illustrations of familiar objects grouped together on one page as well as a variety of textures for baby to explore. Read full book review >
BEDTIME by Frankie Jones
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 5, 2016

"A pleasant interactive outing. (Board book. 2-3)"
Little Ted prepares for bed. Read full book review >
I LOVE MY DADDY by Jonathan Litton
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2016

"It's a cute idea and an obvious choice for a nice Mother's or Father's Day present for new parents, but neither title is memorable enough to become a storytime staple. (Board book. 1-3)"
Dads are given gold stars by their young. Read full book review >
BIG FISH LITTLE FISH by Jonathan Litton
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2016

"A fishy tale that doesn't quite swim in the crowded sea of concept books. (Board book. 2-4)"
A mix of marine-life fact and fiction introduces opposites. Read full book review >
FINDING FIRST WORDS AND MORE! by Libby Walden
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2016

"A colorful and informative expansion of a little babbler's vocabulary. (Board book. 1-3)"
Little readers learn loads of words. Read full book review >
KISSES AND CUDDLES by Aly Fronis
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 8, 2015

"A sweet read that will lull many a reader into slumberland. (Board book. 1-3)"
A young penguin spends a day with mama. Read full book review >
I LIKE TO SQUEAK! HOW DO YOU SPEAK? by Jonathan Litton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"A pleasant enough interactive tool. (Board book. 1-3)"
Little ones learn to make animal sounds. Read full book review >
BOO! by Jonathan Litton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"Predictable text, a slight storyline, and cutouts that toddlers will use to turn the pages make this an acceptable introduction to the fun of Halloween. (Board book. 1-3)"
Six bug-eyed, smiling iconic Halloween characters are startled by mysterious shouts of "Boo!" but little ones won't be fazed. Read full book review >
FALL IS HERE! by Frankie Jones
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 7, 2015

"Use this simple, effective title with its companion or pair it with other seasonal offerings to explore autumn with babies and toddlers. (Board book. 6 mos-2) "
A brief introduction to the signature components of fall in temperate climates as discovered by a puppy, kitty, and squirrel. Read full book review >
FARM PUZZLE AND STICKER BOOK by Tiger Tales
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2015

"Engaging elementary exercises in recognition and coordination skills; more suitable for private play spaces and libraries than public ones. (Novelty. 2-4)"
Packaged in a sturdy carrying case, a jigsaw puzzle and a sticker booklet with wipeable pages provide plenty of bucolic business for little eyes and sticky fingers. Read full book review >
WHAT'S THE TIME CLOCKODILE? by Jonathan Litton
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2015

"A rudimentary introduction to a classic skill. Up next: how to dial a phone, play CDs, use a film camera…. (Novelty. 3-4)"
Hey kids! Learn how to read an analog clock just like your (grand)parents! Read full book review >
HICKORY, DICKORY, DOCK by Fhiona Galloway
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2015

"Other, better nursery-rhyme board books abound. (Board books. 6 mos.-2)"
A digitally illustrated board book presents familiar nursery rhymes to babies and their caregivers. Read full book review >
PLEASE by Patricia Hegarty
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2015

"Though a lack of clarity and coherence in Please sabotages the intended lesson, at least Thank You is a solid choice for teaching toddlers to express gratitude. (Board book. 6 mos.-3)"
This board book featuring a finger puppet focuses on teaching tots to say "please." Read full book review >
ZIP IT! by Patricia Hegarty
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2015

"Some things just can't be done in a book; a three-dimensional toy with similar fastenings will serve the audience better. (Board book. 3-5)"
A novelty book with a clever concept struggles to overcome the challenges of execution. Read full book review >
SNAP by Jonathan Litton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2014

"While this title is a strong choice for learning about shapes, there are better options for opposites than its companion.(Board book. 2-4)"
Various animals take turns leading readers in a game of finding shapes that match. Read full book review >
HOOT by Jonathan Litton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2014

"The cheerful simplicity and sturdy pages ensure that this offering will both see and stand up to hard use until readers are ready for Pat Hutchins' classic Good-night, Owl! (1972). (Board book. 1-4)"
This simple concept board book combines colors and counting. Read full book review >