Books by JoAnn Early Macken

BABY SAYS "MOO!" by JoAnn Early Macken
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2011

Macken carefully structures a seemingly simple picture book about a baby learning animal sounds—or in this case stuck on the popular bovine one—using simple rhyming text, a progressive repetition of previously encountered creatures and the harmonious refrain of, "Baby says, "Moo!" Read full book review >
WAITING OUT THE STORM by JoAnn Early Macken
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: March 1, 2010

A poetic portrait of a young girl and her mother coming in from the rain. Read full book review >

FLIP, FLOAT, FLY by JoAnn Early Macken
NATURE
Released: April 15, 2008

An uninspired look at how seeds are spread by wind, water, animal and human agency. Read full book review >

SING-ALONG SONG by JoAnn Early Macken
MUSIC AND THE ARTS
Released: May 1, 2004

This bubbly tribute to the joys of music is narrated by an African-American boy who lives in an old Victorian house with his parents and baby sister. Read full book review >