Books by Jonathan Nelson

HEY, DOG by Tony Johnston
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 18, 2019

"This gentle, moving lesson in perseverance will touch young readers, especially the dog lovers. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A round-headed, bespectacled kid finds a stray dog and does everything to earn the dog's trust. Read full book review >
FIRST LAUGH—WELCOME, BABY! by Rose Ann Tahe
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 14, 2018

"For those familiar with Navajo traditions, Tahe's knowledge and Nelson's illustrations give enough of a Where's Waldo breath of cultural clues to balance the scale and justify the buy. (authors' notes, illustrator's note) (Picture book. 2-5)"
In a "skyscraper home in the big, busy city" and amid the high desert mesas of the "Navajo Nation," family members attempt to make Baby laugh for the first time. Read full book review >