Books by Joan Sweeney

ME AND MY FAMILY TREE by Joan Sweeney
Released: May 1, 1999

"Cable's drawings clearly define the process of creating a family tree; she provides a blank tree so children can start on their own geneaology.(Picture book. 5-7)"
PLB 0-517-70967-8 Me And My Family Tree (32 pp.; $13.00; PLB $14.99; May; 0-517-70966-X; PLB 0-517-70967-8): For children who are naturally curious about the people who care for them (most make inquiries into family relationships at an early age), Sweeney explains, with the assistance of a young narrator, the concept of a family tree. Read full book review >
BIJOU, BONBON AND BEAU by Joan Sweeney
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 1998

"Brief biographical information on the artist accompanies an elegant reproduction of his work, The Rehearsal on Stage, where readers are urged to hunt for alleged evidence of the kittens' joyful rampage across the artist's page. (Picture book. 5-10)"
A desperate, pregnant mother cat seeks shelter in a Parisian theater, just in time to provide a home for her kittens. Read full book review >
ONCE UPON A LILY PAD by Joan Sweeney
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 1995

"The fold-out reproduction of one of the real paintings delivers a stunning contrast to this sterile work. (Picture book. 4-8)"
 Sweeney's first book is about two frogs who live in Monet's lily pond. Read full book review >