Books by Kathryn Madeline Allen

THIS BOOK by Kathryn Madeline Allen
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2018

"While its conceit isn't entirely successful, this jaunty book brims with positivity, and who can't use a little more cheer? (Board book. 1-3)"
It's baby's first metafiction! Read full book review >
I AM A BABY by Kathryn Madeline Allen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2016

"Here's a book to help babies one day say 'I am a reader.' (Picture book. 6 mos.-3)"
Rhyming text paired with cheery photos of racially diverse babies creates a warm invitation to reading for little ones and their caregivers. Read full book review >
SHOW ME HAPPY by Kathryn Madeline Allen
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2015

"A nice addition to the bookshelves of day care centers, preschools and families with young children. (Picture book. 1-4)"
Rhyming text in large print accompanies colorful photographs of children of different ethnic backgrounds, all engaged in the enjoyment of life. Read full book review >
A KISS MEANS I LOVE YOU by Kathryn Madeline Allen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"Despite small flaws, the book is a solid introduction to a range of human expressions and the concept of nonverbal communication. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Color photographs of children expressing different emotions and enacting certain situations introduce the idea of "reading" body language to the youngest children. Read full book review >
THIS LITTLE PIGGY’S BOOK OF MANNERS by Kathryn Madeline Allen
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2003

"Amusing, cheerful instruction for the young formative preschooler. (Picture book. 2-5)"
In a parody of the traditional nursery rhyme, Allen has created a humorous paradigm for etiquette and social behavior. Read full book review >