Books by Hannah Eliot

ROCK-A-BYE, DINO by Hannah Eliot
Released: Dec. 17, 2019

"Unapologetically unscientific, but a lovely way to tuck in young dinosaur fanciers everywhere. (Board book. 1-4)"
Sweet lullabies meet prehistoric predators and plant eaters in a bedtime board book with loads of charm and color. Read full book review >
HAPPY HEART by Hannah Eliot
Released: Dec. 3, 2019

"It is a hug, a kiss, and a valentine rolled into one—and just as fleeting. (Board book. 6 mos.-3)"
In this heart-shaped confection, the narrator declares their love for young readers. Read full book review >
adapted by Hannah Eliot, illustrated by Nivea Ortiz
Released: Dec. 18, 2018

"Another format-audience mismatch for the Once Upon a World series. (Board book. 2-5)"
This board-book version of the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale is set in the Caribbean. Read full book review >
LUNAR NEW YEAR by Hannah Eliot
Released: Dec. 11, 2018

"Lovely illustrations wasted on this misguided project. (Board book. 4-8)"
The Celebrate the World series spotlights Lunar New Year. Read full book review >
DIWALI by Hannah Eliot
Released: Aug. 28, 2018

"Amid inconsistencies of format and information, the illustrations end up giving the most clarity about this festival. (Board book. 4-8)"
Diwali, the festival of lights, a five-day celebration that has many different forms, is celebrated in different ways across India and in many other countries. Read full book review >
DÍA DE LOS MUERTOS by Hannah Eliot
Released: July 24, 2018

"Pass. (Board book. 4-7)"
The traditions and history of one of Mexico's most important holidays are introduced in this latest of Eliot's Celebrate the World series. Read full book review >
Released: July 3, 2018

"While the book is undeniably playful, toddler readers won't come away from the experience with much hope of identifying any of these foods in the real world. (Board book. 2-4)"
Youngsters can see what their peers eat around the world. Read full book review >
ALL ABOUT ANIMALS! by Hannah Eliot
Released: May 1, 2018

"Both too complicated for board-book readers and too limited for older readers, this adaptation does not live up to its title; a more accurate one would be Too Much About a Few Animals. (Board book. 2-3)"
This busy board book is full of facts and flaps to open. Read full book review >
RAMADAN by Hannah Eliot
by Hannah Eliot, illustrated by Rashin
Released: April 3, 2018

"A treasure that reaches far beyond the traditional board-book audience. (Board book. 2-8)"
This festive board book for toddlers, preschoolers, and early-elementary-age children introduces the practices of and meaning behind Ramadan, the Muslims' month of fasting. Read full book review >
HOW DO YOU SAY I LOVE YOU? by Hannah Eliot
Released: Dec. 5, 2017

"A worthy if imperfect read for caregivers looking to introduce different cultures to their children. (Board book. 1-3)"
Little readers learn how to say "I love you" in different languages. Read full book review >
GLASSES TO GO by Hannah Eliot
Released: Nov. 11, 2014

"Still, parents of children with new glasses prescriptions may find this novelty useful for their home libraries—public libraries will want to give it a miss. (Board book. 3-6)"
A clever concept presents a variety of different faces and separate pairs of glasses to try on each, executed with eye-catching graphics designed to appeal to hip young parents. Read full book review >
HIPPOS CAN'T SWIM by Laura Lyn DiSiena
Released: Feb. 4, 2014

"The pictures are a weak link, but younger readers and listeners will happily take this quick dive into the sea of random knowledge. (Informational picture book. 5-7)"
Smooth segues provide the cement for this high-wattage, if less-than-carefully illustrated, set of animal facts. Read full book review >