Books by Karen Beaumont

DINI DINOSAUR by Karen Beaumont
Released: March 1, 2012

A delicious bit of bathtime flummery, delivered by a dirty little dino and his oddly inattentive mother.

A day's play in the mud and sand leaves Dini covered in splotches from sneakers to cowboy hat. Read full book review >

WHERE'S MY T-R-U-C-K? by Karen Beaumont
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"Don't read this at bedtime; the boisterous energy here is aptly summed up in the final rhyme: "HOORAY! I FOUND MY T-R-U-C-K! / Come on, Bowser! Let's go play!" (Picture book. 3-6)"
Anyone who's ever interacted with a young child who's lost a favorite toy will immediately recognize this little boy and his single-mindedness in searching for his t-r-u-c-k. Read full book review >
NO SLEEP FOR THE SHEEP by Karen Beaumont
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2011

Poor sheep just wants to sleep. Read full book review >
SHOE-LA-LA! by Karen Beaumont
FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 2011

What happens when you turn four party-bound girlfriends loose in the Shoe-la-la boutique? Read full book review >

DOGGONE DOGS! by Karen Beaumont
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

A man with an ultra-thin face and a pointed tuft of red hair is the harried owner of ten exuberant dogs, and "exuberant" is the definitive description of both the pack of pooches and this frenetically funny story. Read full book review >

WHO ATE ALL THE COOKIE DOUGH? by Karen Beaumont
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 2008

Kanga searches for the culprit behind her missing cookie dough in this easy-to-read rhyming book. Read full book review >

MOVE OVER, ROVER! by Karen Beaumont
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

In this cumulative tale in the tradition of The Mitten and Mushroom in the Rain, a fluffy, friendly dog named Rover makes room in his doghouse for a succession of animals seeking shelter from a thunderstorm. Read full book review >

I AIN’T GONNA PAINT NO MORE! by Karen Beaumont
FICTION
Released: April 1, 2005

A madcap painting romp finds a little boy covered head-to-toe in paint—and then he finds himself in the tub. Read full book review >

BABY DANCED THE POLKA by Karen Beaumont
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: March 1, 2004

The toddler and nursery-school sets will delightedly clap and cavort in step with this wide-awake baby, who boogies with a succession of toy animals rather than settle down to sleep. Read full book review >

DUCK, DUCK, GOOSE! by Karen Beaumont
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2004

There is a good blend of musicality, movement, and suspense—all pegged for the preschooler's ear—in this cumulative rhyme-along from Beaumont. Read full book review >

BEING FRIENDS by Karen Beaumont
FICTION
Released: May 1, 2001

This happy tale of two friends focuses on the differences between a pair of best buddies and why they don't matter. Read full book review >