Books by John McCutcheon

FLOWERS FOR SARAJEVO by John McCutcheon
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2017

"Beauty will always find a way to rise from violence, but this is a reminder all readers need. (historical note, further reading, author's note, musical score) (Picture book. 7-10)"
A fictionalized account of a true story, published for the 25th anniversary of the Bosnian War, in which a young boy learns the healing power of music. Read full book review >
CHRISTMAS IN THE TRENCHES by John McCutcheon
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

"Sørensen's atmospheric oil paintings bring the miraculous night of peace to life with a wide, double-page spread that allows room to show many soldiers at once as well as the expanse of the battlefield. (author's note, historical note, music notation, CD) (Fiction. 7-18)"
Folksinger McCutcheon has adapted his original song about the Christmas Truce of 1914 as the text for this touching story about WWI. Read full book review >
HAPPY ADOPTION DAY! by John McCutcheon
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1996

"Paschkis's bright illustrations borrow from folk art to lend vibrancy to the celebratory mood of a book that clearly, straightforwardly, and lovingly answers a need for families built by adoption. (Picture book. 2-6.)"
Happy Adoption Day! Read full book review >