Books by Jan Jutte

OLD ROBERT AND THE SEA-SILLY CATS by Barbara Joose
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 12, 2012

"An entertaining voyage of imagination with engaging, eccentric companions. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Appealing illustrations and a cheerful, rhythmic text turn a (potentially) slight oddity into a quirky charmer. Read full book review >
SLEEPOVER AT GRAMMA’S HOUSE by Barbara Joosse
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: May 1, 2010

"A sweet theme, but the gentle rhymes and less-frenetic pace of Mary Ann Hoberman's I'm Going to Grandma's, illustrated by Tiphanie Beeke (2007), may be more suitable for younger listeners. (Picture book. 4-6)"
A young elephant child says goodbye to all that is familiar and "in the regular place" and sets off to Gramma's. Read full book review >
ROAWR!  by Barbara Joosse
by Barbara Joosse, illustrated by Jan Jutte
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2009

"Liam's unconscious is a distinctly more fearful place than Max's, marking this as not for the easily frightened. (Picture book. 4-6)"
"One dark and snarly night" Liam, whose father is away, attempts to fend off the bear he imagines is threatening his sleeping mother. Read full book review >
THE SWAN’S CHILD by Sjoerd Kuyper
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 15, 2006

"Meant to comfort and present readers with the image of the circle of life, this confusing tale is simply maudlin. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Jonathan Livingston Seagull meets greeting-card platitudes in this import. Read full book review >