Books by Kate Riggs

LET'S GO OUTSIDE by Kate Riggs
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 13, 2018

"Who can resist this dog's big begging eyes and the leash in its mouth? Both toddlers and preschoolers will happily take this pup for a walk, again and again. (Board book. 1-4)"
A Bernese mountain dog pup graces the cover of this deceptively simple board book. Read full book review >
SHAPES ALL AROUND by Kate Riggs
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 13, 2018

"Don't judge this book by its cover; there's an unusual concept and whimsical illustrations hiding underneath. (Board book. 1-3)"
A series of solid shapes substitute for natural objects in this board book that is somewhere between concept book and riddle game. Read full book review >
COUNTING ON BIRDS by Kate Riggs
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 7, 2017

"This is a sweet combination of counting and very beginning ornithology. (Board book. 2-4)"
Little ones are encouraged to count from one to 10 as they watch a trio of birds grow from eggs in a nest to fledglings to birds in full flight. Read full book review >
COLORS OF NATURE by Kate Riggs
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 7, 2017

"An amicable almanac. (Board book. 2-4)"
In this introduction to the seasons of the year, a child explores a colorful, surreal landscape with many oversized features. Read full book review >
UNDER THE SEA by Kate Riggs
Released: March 7, 2017

"Don't be surprised when toddlers plead for follow-up trips to the aquarium. (Board book. 2-4)"
A board book shows the ins and outs of sea life. Read full book review >
CROWDS OF CREATURES by Kate Riggs
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 7, 2017

"The lovely art and pleasant text is ill-served by the book design. (Board book. 18 mos.-3)"
A primer of collective animal nouns. Read full book review >
TO THE RESCUE! by Kate Riggs
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 8, 2016

"This book needs a rescue of its own. (Board book. 6 mos.-2)"
A board-book survey of rescue vehicles. Read full book review >
WILD BACKYARD by Kate Riggs
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 8, 2016

"Young children will be captivated by the exceptional illustrations but not much more. (Board book. 2-4)"
Well-known backyard animals and their immediate surroundings are represented in this beautifully illustrated board book. Read full book review >
ON THE FARM by Kate Riggs
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2015

"A fine board-book addition to an already full field of farmyard books. (Board book. 6 mos.-2)"
Cheerful yet realistic-looking farm animals introduce toddlers to farm-animal sounds and environs. Read full book review >
TIME TO BUILD by Kate Riggs
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2015

"This sturdy introduction to some basic construction equipment also highlights the value of cooperation, giving it wide appeal. (Board book. 2-4)"
A simple introduction to the functions of some basic tools: tape measure, saw, wrench, drill, screwdriver, and hammer. Read full book review >
A SEED NEEDS SUN by Kate Riggs
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2014

"Natural history made graceful. (Board book. 18 mos.-3)"
A seed grows into a flower as a variety of animals visit. Read full book review >
HOW FAST CAN YOU GO? by Kate Riggs
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2014

"Great for a transportation-themed storytime or one-on-one sharing. (Board book. 2-4)"
This simple book about transportation will introduce toddlers to wagons, bicycles, cars, rockets and more. Read full book review >