Books by Judith Rossell

WORMWOOD MIRE by Judith Rossell
Released: July 25, 2017

"A gratifying continuation of Stella's story. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
In this sequel to Withering-by-Sea (2016), 11-year-old Stella Montgomery finally uncovers the secrets of her past. Read full book review >
MICE MISCHIEF by Caroline  Stills
Released: March 15, 2014

"Though these mice are rather tame in the mischief department, preschoolers get some good practice in counting down, adding up to 10 and recognizing addition sentences. (Math picture book. 3-6)"
Ten adorable mice one by one abandon their chores for fun, allowing readers an introduction to the addition facts summing 10. Read full book review >
YOU ARE A STAR! by Michael Parker
Released: Sept. 18, 2012

"A twinkling delight for bedtime and storytime. (star facts) (Picture book. 4-8)"
Star light, star bright…a child takes a lyrical journey to the heavens and discovers she's a star—in the best possible way. Read full book review >
OLIVER by Judith Rossell
Released: May 1, 2012

"Next time your child asks to shove a banana down the drain, go for it. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Young Oliver goes down the drain, literally… maybe. Read full book review >
WRONG WAY by Mark MacLeod
Released: March 1, 2012

"A mediocre substitute for the eloquent simplicity of Nancy Tafuri's definitive Have You Seen My Duckling or even the classic Story About Ping. (Picture book. 3-5)"
A mother duck's instructive intentions are interrupted by one of her mischievous ducklings and his wayward ways. Read full book review >
THE HOUSE OF 12 BUNNIES by Caroline  Stills
Released: March 1, 2012

"A pleasant way to practice counting skills, with additional beginning math concepts quietly woven into both text and illustrations. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Twelve adorable bunnies, each with a different color or pattern of fur, play together in their rambling Victorian house in this sweet counting book. Read full book review >
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"Though the text is a little wordy, the appealing illustrations, simple plot and warm, family-centered emotional tone make this a suitable though not essential choice for holiday story time. (Picture book. 3-5)"
A pair of mouse siblings, Pip and Squeak, work together to build a snowman in this sweet but slight holiday offering, first published in Switzerland. Read full book review >
ME AND YOU by Janet A.  Holmes
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"A perfectly lighthearted gesture of a tale that illustrates—with charm and subtlety—a child's pride in his or her accomplishments, mutual appreciation of different abilities and the power of friendship and acceptance. (Picture book. 2-5)"
There are many things this bunny is proud to be able to do—sit still, jump, somersault, ride a bike, make sand castles and dig holes, for a start. Read full book review >
TOO TIGHT, BENITO! by Janeen Brian
Released: Aug. 1, 2009

"Readers will be especially pleased to play spot-the-squirrel as a small companion shadows Benito on his quest. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Falling leaves tell Benito Bear that it's almost time to crawl into his cubby-hole for his winter sleep, but he discovers that he has outgrown his hole and must find another soon. Read full book review >
Released: May 1, 2007

"Well-stocked with funny characters and situations, here's a rousing tale for all young hearties, with outstanding read-aloud potential to boot. (Fantasy. 9-11)"
There's nothing like inheriting a previously unsuspected family curse to add spice to an ordinary life, as young Jack discovers when a distant grand uncle dies. Read full book review >