Books by Jill Davis

ON A MAGICAL DO-NOTHING DAY by Beatrice Alemagna
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 12, 2017

"An effective argument for unplugged exploration, submitted through startlingly beautiful words and pictures. (Picture book. 6-12)"
Depressed by another rainy weekend in the country cabin, a shaggy-haired, bespectacled, white child wallows on the sofa, numbing malaise with a hand-held video game. Read full book review >
ANIMALS
Released: June 8, 2010

"The nifty four-page backmatter features more bulleted facts about each animal, as well as an additional picture of each, but there is nothing to point kids to further resources. (Picture book. 3-9)"
A behind-the-scenes look at the photographer's craft, and more. Read full book review >
THE FIRST RULE OF LITTLE BROTHERS by Jill Davis
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 11, 2008

"There is a genuine sense that soon enough the younger brother will be a mate, and a comment as brazen as 'always be nice to your little brother' doesn't ring fatuous. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Yes, Davis admits, younger brothers are irksome little mimics of older brothers, who have yet to learn that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. Read full book review >
MY BUSY DAY by Jill Davis
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2004

"This warm, happy tale is just right to start or end a little one's day. (Picture book. 3-6)"
From dawn to dusk, a young child describes her eventful day. Read full book review >
GIRLS’ POKER NIGHT by Jill Davis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 26, 2002

"Some laughs, but very much the same old."
Five-time Emmy-nominated screenwriter (Late Night with David Letterman, etc.) debuts with a lackluster Sex and the City clone. Read full book review >