Books by Joey Chou

HELLO MY NAME IS . . . by Marisa Polansky
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 8, 2018

"A sweet dessert for storytime. (Picture book. 3-6)"
An octopus and his tank mates agree that the scientist studying him has found the perfect name. Read full book review >
RUBY'S CHINESE NEW YEAR by Vickie Lee
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 9, 2018

"Another Chinese New Year book perhaps worth adding for its extras. (activity instructions) (Picture book. 4-8)"
If Grandmother can't come for Chinese New Year, Ruby will bring Chinese New Year to her! Read full book review >
CAPTAIN FREDDY COUNTS DOWN TO SCHOOL by Elizabeth Shreeve
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 12, 2016

"While not as strong as Sue Ganz-Schmitt and Shane Prigmore's Planet Kindergarten (2014), it's a great choice for space fans and a good way to introduce kids to distraction as a coping technique. (bibliography, further reading) (Picture book. 4-8)"
A boy anxious about his first day of school settles his nerves with some pretend play. Read full book review >
MONSTER & SON by David LaRochelle
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 12, 2016

"Monstrous good fun to share with your own favorite beast. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Monster parents aren't all that different from human ones. Read full book review >
B. BEAR AND LOLLY by A.A. Livingston
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 23, 2015

"The mix of fairy tales is fun, but though things work out for the three friends in the end, Lolly may seem too vengeful for many readers, adult or child. (Picture book. 4-8)"
B. Bear and Lolly are back in a tale about owning up to mistakes…and maybe about anger and vengeance too (B. Bear and Lolly: Off to School, 2014). Read full book review >
B. BEAR AND LOLLY by A.A. Livingston
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 24, 2014

"While it's a relatively appealing addition to the fractured-fairy-tale and back-to-school shelves, this may replace going-to-school worries with having-a-friend fears—not every child comes equipped with a pal like Lolly. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Apparently, Goldilocks and the littlest bear (don't you dare call him Baby) became best friends after the infamous porridge/chair/bed encounter, and now, they face the first day of school together. Read full book review >
SAY WHAT? by Angela DiTerlizzi
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 12, 2011

"For preschoolers who enjoy language play, this opens up whole new opportunities for communication. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A small boy wonders and speculates what animals might mean by their traditional sounds. Read full book review >