Books by Jessica Young

PLAY THIS BOOK by Jessica Young
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 22, 2018

"Whether it's storytime for a large group or one-on-one laptime, just try and stop kids from following this book's titular encouragement. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A hands-on approach (literally) to the wide and wonderful world of instruments. Read full book review >
DIGGING FOR DINOS by Jessica Young
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 23, 2016

"This sequel is far from a dinosnore; here's to joining these two pals on all their future adventures. (Graphic/fantasy hybrid. 6-9)"
If Abbot and Costello were rendered canine (and alive) they might well resemble this intrepid, dino-hunting doggie duo. Read full book review >
ALL PAWS ON DECK by Jessica Young
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 5, 2016

"These salty sea dogs put the bite back in buccaneering. (Graphic/fantasy hybrid. 6-9)"
Two bored pups take to the high seas in an imaginative and homophone-friendly caper. Read full book review >
SPY GUY by Jessica Young
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 12, 2015

"Will Spy Guy be the next 007? Unless there's another book, readers will never know. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A small, pixie-haired, gap-toothed, pink-skinned boy rocking a fedora aspires to competence as a spy. Read full book review >
ORIGINAL RECIPE by Jessica Young
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2015

"Despite bumps, a promising-enough start. (Fiction. 7-9)"
The first in a series about craft-loving Finley Flowers and her best friend, Henry. Read full book review >
MY BLUE IS HAPPY by Jessica Young
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 6, 2013

"An uneven but interesting meditation on the resonance of color, for classroom or family sharing. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A little girl's contrarian views about the emotional significance of various colors permit her to explore her individuality among family and friends. Read full book review >