Books by Herb Leonhard

THE CAJUN FISHERMAN AND HIS WIFE by Connie Collins Morgan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2018

"The fisherman's wife gets, as usual, short shrift…but this is a rollicking rendition, particularly well-suited to reading aloud. (afterword, glossary) (Picture book/folk tale. 6-8)"
A familiar folk tale collected by the Brothers Grimm, transplanted to the bayou. Read full book review >
THE HIDING GAME by Gwen Strauss
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 17, 2017

"Gripping and intense. (Picture book. 7-11)"
In 1940 Aube and her parents, a French poet and a painter, were on the run from the Nazis in occupied France, until they were rescued and given temporary refuge in the Villa Air-Bel in Vichy France. Read full book review >
ST. PATRICK AND THE THREE BRAVE MICE by Joyce A. Stengel
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2009

"The briefly told tale doesn't quite match Sheila MacGill-Callahan's The Last Snake in Ireland (1999), illustrated by Will Hillenbrand (an entirely different story), for action or lively language, but it does offer a courageous heroine and a good measure of suspense. (afterword) (Picture book. 6-8)"
In this original spin-off of a renowned legend, a snake filches the hand bell that St. Read full book review >