Books by Julia Patton

SNAIL MAIL by Samantha Berger
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2018

"Art and text take a literal definition and do a great job of running—er, creeping—with it. (Picture book. 3-7)"
The Snail Mail Promise: "Neither rain, nor snow, nor heat, nor hail will stop a snail from bringing the mail." Read full book review >
THE VERY VERY VERY LONG DOG by Julia Patton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 5, 2017

"A mildly amusing outing for an odd though engaging canine character. (Picture book. 4-7)"
An extremely long "sausage dog" causes problems with his far-distant rear end until his friends provide a creative solution. Read full book review >
STINKER by David Zeltser
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2017

"Gassy dogs may be funny, but poking fun at disabilities never is. Stinker indeed. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A boisterous, black-and-white dog has two problems: an excess of flatulence and a lack of a permanent home. Read full book review >
DRAT THAT FAT CAT! by Julia Patton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 18, 2016

"Read that fat cat! (Picture book. 4-7)"
Cornelius Van Ploof is not a cat person—or is he? Read full book review >
MIND-BOGGLING NUMBERS by Michael J. Rosen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2016

"How many readers who make it through would go back for a second go-round? Hmm. (Informational picture book. 7-11)"
It is not so much that the numbers boggle as that they simply fly by. Read full book review >
FROM APPLE TREES TO CIDER, PLEASE! by Felicia Sanzari Chernesky
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"Mouths will water for apple cider, and a trip to the local orchard is surely in order. (Picture book. 4-7)"
This visit to an apple farm is lots of fun for both the redheaded tyke who narrates and readers, who will learn how apple cider is made. Read full book review >