Books by Isabelle Malenfant

PINNY IN FALL by Joanne Schwartz
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 7, 2018

"We eagerly await Pinny's winter. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Pinny packs a small bag full of contingency items before she leaves home for a walk—and everything comes in handy by the end of her adventurous day. Read full book review >
PABLO FINDS A TREASURE by Andrée Poulin
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 13, 2016

"Poverty is difficult to grasp if one is not living it; this story may help nurture empathetic future generations. (Picture book. 6-10)"
A young boy must salvage recyclable material from a mountain of trash in order to earn money for his family. Read full book review >
HURRY UP, HENRY by Jennifer Lanthier
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 6, 2016

"This empathetic tale ends with a question all would do well to contemplate: 'Can we do this again tomorrow?' (Picture book. 4-7)"
Today's hectic way of life might overwhelm children who need a slower pace. Read full book review >
PINNY IN SUMMER by Joanne Schwartz
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2016

"Whether used as a read-aloud or a bridge between early readers and chapter books, a serene treat. (Picture book. 3-7)"
An agreeable young girl named Pinny enjoys her version of a perfect day near the sea. Read full book review >
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 13, 2014

"Sensitive and reassuring. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Young Morris definitely marches to the beat of a different drummer. Read full book review >
ONCE UPON A BALLOON by Bree Galbraith
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2013

"Maybe it's time for balloon stories to retire along with Frank. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A lighter-than-air answer to that eternal question: Where do balloons go? Chicago. Read full book review >
MAGGIE'S CHOPSTICKS by Alan Woo
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2012

"Youngsters learning to cope with eating utensils of any sort will appreciate Maggie's efforts and urge her on to success. (Picture book.3-5)"
Learning to use something new is never easy. Read full book review >