Books by Isabelle Simler

MY WILD CAT by Isabelle Simler
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 17, 2019

"With evident affection and sly humor, this paean to a beloved pet perfectly captures this (and thus every) cat's allure. (Picture book. 3-7)"
An unseen (until the end) narrator describes a beloved cat; snippets of information about feline physiology and behavior are included. Read full book review >
SWEET DREAMERS by Isabelle Simler
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 26, 2019

"A delight. (Picture book. 3-8)"
A stylized, visually stunning introduction to animals and animal facts that doubles neatly as a bedtime story. Read full book review >
THE WEB by Isabelle Simler
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2018

"Visually stunning, and meta, sorta, but ultimately discordant. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Simler (Plume, 2017) presents a seemingly guileless visual inventory of nature's minutiae, but a spider's surreptitious, side-by-side activity conveys a more mysterious subtext in this French import. Read full book review >
PLUME by Isabelle Simler
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 4, 2017

"Lovely, if a bit frustrating. (Picture book. 2-5)"
The double meaning of the title of this French import will likely be lost on young readers who do not know that "plume" means "feather," since "Plume" is the name of the black cat who stalks mysteriously through the pages, clearly with evil designs on the birds portrayed. Read full book review >
THE BLUE HOUR by Isabelle Simler
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 20, 2017

"Lovely, if poorly hung together. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A visual rhapsody in blue. Read full book review >