Books by Kaethe Zemach

MS. MCCAW LEARNS TO DRAW by Kaethe Zemach
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2008

"Dudley and his classmates seem to be about nine years old, and the text is appropriately pitched in this gently effective art lesson about learning disabilities. (Picture book. 5-9)"
Tentative student Dudley gets a chance to build his confidence. Read full book review >
EATING UP GLADYS by Margot Zemach
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2005

"This wry tale with its very silly take on relationships will resonate with readers on both sides of the divide. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A bossy older sister gets served her comeuppance in this tasty tale. Read full book review >
JUST ENOUGH AND NOT TOO MUCH by Kaethe Zemach
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2003

"She delivers an important lesson here, from which young readers and not a few adults will benefit. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Simon the Fiddler goes on a bender in Zemach's folksy parable. Read full book review >
THE QUESTION SONG by Kaethe Zemach
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2003

"Families will make up their own music (and their own mishaps) to continue this rollicking tale of cleanup and comfort. (Picture book. 3-6)"
The daughter and granddaughter of artists offers a very agreeable rhymed verse with a large comfort quotient. Read full book review >
THE CHARACTER IN THE BOOK by Kaethe Zemach
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 28, 1998

"The Character's self-awareness is funny- -but only until readers find out that's all he has, and that they've been on a literary wild-goose chase. (Picture book. 4-6)"
An anonymous character searches for a plot to flush out his personality, but finds little action within the confines of this book to justify his metafictional acrobatics. Read full book review >