Books by Iza Trapani

LITTLE MISS MUFFET by Iza Trapani
retold by Iza Trapani, illustrated by Iza Trapani
Released: Sept. 10, 2013

"Those with similar fears may feel empathy for Miss Muffet's plight; others will just giggle at the improbability of it all. (Picture book. 3-6)"
The most famous scaredy-cat of them all experiences fright after fright before finally getting to enjoy her curds and whey. Read full book review >
THE BEAR WENT OVER THE MOUNTAIN by Iza Trapani
Released: April 1, 2012

"A fine addition to the storytime shelf. (Picture book. 1-4)"
Seasons and senses and bears, oh my! Read full book review >
RUFUS AND FRIENDS by Iza Trapani
POETRY
Released: Feb. 1, 2010

"A winner. (Picture book/poetry. 4-7)"
Adventures in elementary school, through the eyes of eager canine students and told in bouncy verse. Read full book review >
HAUNTED PARTY by Iza Trapani
FANTASY
Released: July 1, 2009

"Trick or Treat,' " a speedy countdown of terrified party guests begins, a last wicked surprise keeping the book from cloying like too much candy corn. (Picture book. 4-7)"
One ghost invites two "spooky skeletons," three "gruesome goblins" and so on up to nine "morbid mummies," all of whom have a rocking good time playing pin-the-tail-on-the-werewolf and smashing pumpkins. Read full book review >
RUFUS AND FRIENDS by Iza Trapani
POETRY
Released: July 1, 2008

"Trapani is a staple for young children—don't miss this one. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Trapani continues her trademark extensions of beloved nursery tales and songs with this latest, a collection of 14 tongue tanglers. Read full book review >
FROGGIE WENT-A-COURTIN’ by Iza Trapani
MUSIC AND THE ARTS
Released: July 1, 2002

"This is a highly enjoyable composite of visually pleasing illustrations and light, catchy text. (Picture book. 2-7)"
In this endearing adaptation of a traditional Scottish folk song, Froggie searches the small animal kingdom for his wife. Read full book review >