Books by Frann Preston-Gannon

BY THE LIGHT OF THE MOON by Frann Preston-Gannon
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 17, 2019

"Readers will be tempted to sing along as frog creates the song of the swamp. (Picture book. 3-6)"
What goes into the song of the swamp? Read full book review >
ONE DARK BIRD by Liz Garton Scanlon
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 16, 2019

"Perfect for the budding ornithologist's bookshelf. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Starlings and their ability to form the avian phenomenon known as murmurations propel this rhyming counting tale from day into night. Read full book review >
DAVE'S ROCK by Frann Preston-Gannon
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 12, 2019

"With ingenuity and good will, sticks and stones can be turned to better uses than breaking bones—but the tale demands readers who are patient with cavespeak. (Picture book. 5-7)"
Cavemen compare rocks, try to top each other, finally invent fun game. Read full book review >
GATOR, GATOR, GATOR! by Daniel Bernstrom
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 9, 2018

"This story's inclusive, mildly spooky plot and its visual details will engage kids and encourage rereading for what they might have missed. (Picture book. 3-7)"
An updated, aquatic version of "We're Going on a Bear Hunt," this #ownvoices-authored story has a protagonist who possesses more curiosity than courage. Read full book review >
SING A SONG OF SEASONS by Fiona Waters
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 9, 2018

"Paired throughout with Preston-Gannon's evocative, vibrantly textured digital illustrations, Waters' superbly curated poems offer something for everyone: majestic and inspiring as nature itself. (Poetry. 5-adult)"
A year's worth of nature poems and illustrations for all ages in a massive collaboration between two Brits. Read full book review >
BUSY-EYED DAY by Anne Marie Pace
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 10, 2018

"A soothing, natural setting adds to the charm of this sweet, playful book that makes vigorous and profitable use of rhyming text. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A pair of siblings, along with their mother and grandmother, share an exciting day at the park. Read full book review >
DAVE'S CAVE by Frann Preston-Gannon
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 2, 2018

"Overall, merely adequate. (Picture book. 4-6)"
The grass has been greener on the other side for millennia—just ask our prehistoric friend Dave. Read full book review >
MY WORLD by Frann Preston-Gannon
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 28, 2017

"What a wonderful world of words and pictures. (Picture book. 6 mos.-4)"
A visual and verbal feast of a picture book. Read full book review >
SLOTH SLEPT ON by Frann Preston-Gannon
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"A neatly paced, cleverly presented, humorous lesson in awareness. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Finding an alien animal asleep in the tree in their garden, children question what it is, making a surprising discovery while overlooking the obvious. Read full book review >
PEPPER & POE by Frann Preston-Gannon
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 28, 2015

"A sparkling addition to the new-sibling bookshelf. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Life is good for Pepper, the household's only cat, until Poe arrives—now nothing will be the same, as the new siblings navigate toys, space, and ultimately, friendship. Read full book review >
DEEP DEEP SEA by Frann Preston-Gannon
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2015

"When it comes to colors and counting, Preston-Gannon offers a perfect opportunity for little ones to get their feet wet. (Board book. 6 mos.-2)"
This counting book for infants and toddlers is set in the deep blue sea. Read full book review >
DINOSAUR FARM by Frann Preston-Gannon
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 2, 2014

"A bit of dino drollery for the diaper-clad. (Picture book. 2-4)"
Daily farm chores are anything but routine when the livestock runs to stegosaurs and the odd T. Rex. Read full book review >
HOW TO LOSE A LEMUR by Frann Preston-Gannon
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2014

"Simple but silly and satisfying. (Picture book. 4-6)"
Wild adventure follows when some lemurs take a shine to a slightly wary boy. Read full book review >