Books by Geneviève Godbout

WHAT'S UP, MALOO? by Geneviève Godbout
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 7, 2020

"Provides quiet assurance to those who recognize this feeling as well as a model for supporting a friend. (Picture book. 3-6)"
In her authorial debut, Québecois illustrator Godbout explores depression through the movements of a kangaroo. Read full book review >
MARY POPPINS by P.L. Travers
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 23, 2018

"Lovely and evocative, just the thing to spark an interest in the original and its sequels—and the upcoming film sequel, Mary Poppins Returns, which opens in December 2018. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Refined, spit-spot-tidy illustrations infuse a spare adaptation of the 1934 classic with proper senses of decorum and wonder. Read full book review >
GOODNIGHT, ANNE by Kallie George
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 25, 2018

"A nearly flawless book that invokes nostalgia in older readers and will undoubtedly make newcomers clamor to know what happens next. (Picture book 3-7)"
Move over Goodnight Moon, there's another book arriving whose winsome titular character will charm generations of children as they drift off to sleep. Read full book review >
THE PINK UMBRELLA by Amélie Callot
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 2, 2018

"Engaging, lighthearted entertainment. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Will three mysterious, anonymous gifts help beloved cafe owner Adele overcome her rainy-day blues? Read full book review >
WHEN SANTA WAS A BABY by Linda Bailey
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 13, 2015

"There have been several recent stories about Santa's origins, but this one is the shortest and simplest, accessible to the youngest of Santa's fans. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A little boy named Santa grows up with definite tastes of his own in this humorous story about the origins of Santa Claus. Read full book review >
KINDERGARTEN LUCK by Louise Borden
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 14, 2015

"There's a little luck in each person's day; here's hoping young children's eyes are open to theirs. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Theodore's gloomy morning improves when he finds a penny that brings him luck all day long. Read full book review >
JOSEPH FIPPS by Nadine Robert
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 14, 2014

"A stormy clash between parent and child ends with sunshine and bird song. (Picture book. 4-6)"
A 5-year-old "all filled up with feelings" dreams of wings and walruses in this ruminative import. Read full book review >