Books by Karen Pandell

Released: Nov. 1, 2005

"An excellent introduction to Francis and to his ancient and beloved canticle, for older children. (note to the reader, medieval sources, bibliography) (Biography. 8-12)"
Beginning with several pages of biography, the writer and illustrator then move to stanzas of "Canticle of Brother Sun" interspersed with stories from the life of St. Read full book review >
ANIMAL ACTION ABC by Karen Pandell
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

"For a stronger illustration of the same concept, see Jean Marzollo and Jerry Pinkney's Pretend You're a Cat (1990), which stretches minds as well as bodies. (Picture book. 3-6)"
The alphabet in this book functions more as a framework than it does a primer in letters. Read full book review >