Books by Jessica Courtney-Tickle

LITTLE CHRISTMAS TREE by Jessica Courtney-Tickle
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 16, 2018

"The sense of wonder and awe this artistic board book evokes should not be limited to the Christmas season. (Board book. 2-5)"
The old-fashioned feel of this extra-large board book invites exploration of the natural world. Read full book review >
THE SLEEPING BEAUTY by Katy Flint
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 16, 2018

"Perfunctory and disappointing, this retelling of a classic fairy-tale ballet falls short. (note on Tchaikovsky, glossary) (Picture book. 4-7)"
One of the ballet world's most enduring and endearing productions receives a picture-book staging. Read full book review >
THE NUTCRACKER by Katy Flint
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 5, 2017

"An unusual interpretation of a holiday classic, with memorable illustrations and the additional, helpful bonus of the thematic music. (Picture book. 4-9)"
This lavishly illustrated interpretation of The Nutcracker includes embedded chips that play short excerpts from Tchaikovsky's music for the ballet. Read full book review >
ANIMAL JOURNEYS by Patricia Hegarty
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2017

"An appealing invitation to elementary-age readers to marvel at animals who share their world. (Informational picture book. 7-10)"
A pint-sized compendium of facts about remarkable animal travels. Read full book review >
FOUR SEASONS IN ONE DAY by Jessica Courtney-Tickle
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 4, 2016

"Sound quality aside, a sprightly introduction to program music and also to one of its greatest exemplars. (Novelty picture book. 5-8)"
Pressure-sensitive sound chips waft strains from Vivaldi's "Four Seasons" over a child's daylong outing. Read full book review >