Books by Heather M. Solomon

THE 3 BEARS AND GOLDILOCKS by Margaret Willey
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 30, 2008

"Solomon's use of collage adds a realistic texture and richness to the images, lending a visual interest to the narrative, the changes in which neither enhance nor upend the original classic. (Picture book/folktale. 4-8)"
This Goldilocks is as headstrong as ever. Read full book review >
A CLEVER BEATRICE CHRISTMAS by Margaret Willey
FICTION
Released: Oct. 3, 2006

"The old-fashioned cadences of the story and the muted, folk-art style of the illustrations complement each other perfectly in another winning entry in this clever and original series. (Picture book. 4-8)"
That quick-witted girl with the flyaway golden hair returns for her third original tale set a century ago in a northwoods logging community. Read full book review >
THE SECRET KEEPER by Kate Coombs
FICTION
Released: June 1, 2006

"Solomon's lovely watercolors, framed with jewel-toned borders, varied in size, shape and placement on heavy creamy paper, add fascinating details and emotional depth to this gentle jewel of a tale that will prompt discussion on the sharing of secrets, good and bad. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Daily the people of the village come through the woods to Kalli's house to tell their guilty secrets, which she hides away in the hundreds of wooden drawers that line the walls of her cottage, like apothecary cases or library catalog cabinets. Read full book review >
CLEVER BEATRICE AND THE BEST LITTLE PONY by Margaret Willey
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: Sept. 1, 2004

"A must for any folk collection. (Picture book. 4-9)"
Having bested a giant in her first outing, Beatrice returns to do battle with a tiny elf. Read full book review >
IF I WERE A LION by Sarah Weeks
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2004

"Tremendous read-aloud possibilities. (Picture book. 5-8)"
A little red-haired girl defends herself against her mother's accusation of wildness in a very inventive way. Read full book review >