Books by Katherine Tillotson

ALL EARS, ALL EYES by Richard Jackson
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 7, 2017

"Dazzling. (Picture book. 4-7)"
This quiet book explores what happens in a forest as day slips into night. Read full book review >
SHOE DOG by Megan McDonald
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 25, 2014

"Totally ebullient. (Picture book. 3-7)"
An irrepressible dog can't resist falling into the same type of mischief over and over again, until something surprising changes his pattern. Read full book review >
IT’S PICTURE DAY TODAY! by Megan McDonald
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 23, 2009

"A subtle, joyful celebration of non-prescriptive art. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Button's a little late, but no matter: It catches up to Feathers, String, Rings, Springs, Wheely Things and more, all in place for Picture Day. Read full book review >
WHEN THE LIBRARY LIGHTS GO OUT by Megan McDonald
ADVENTURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2005

"Slightly challenging as a read-aloud for younger preschoolers, the tale is ideally suited for shared story time with an older audience. (Picture book. 4-8)"
After-hours in a library transforms into a magical time as the story puppets become animated. Read full book review >
PENGUIN AND LITTLE BLUE by Megan McDonald
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2003

"Young readers will flap their flippers at this tongue-in-cheek jaunt. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Two showbiz penguins finally find their way home in this subzero heart-warmer. Read full book review >
NIGHT TRAIN by Caroline Stutson
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2001

"The oversized format and consistent use of double spreads make this an ideal addition to story hours with train or travel themes. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A little boy and his father take the night train to visit Grandma in this rhyming story told with few words and huge, double-page-spread illustrations. Read full book review >
NICE TRY, TOOTH FAIRY by Mary W. Olson
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2000

"Children will enjoy this merry romp, Olson's debut, and if they want to know what the tooth fairy does with all those teeth, look for answers in, among other books, Peter Collington's Tooth Fairy (not reviewed) or William Hooks's Mystery of the Missing Tooth (not reviewed). (Picture book. 6-8)"
As if having to collect all the world's unattached baby teeth isn't hard enough, some children want them back. Read full book review >