Books by Katie Cotton

THE ROAD HOME by Katie Cotton
Released: March 7, 2017

"These nameless animals make the journey count. With gorgeous artwork and a striking, poetic approach, the bond of parent and child is successfully conveyed. (Picture book. 4-8)"
The struggle to survive and find a home in nature is told in verse. Read full book review >
FOUR SEASONS IN ONE DAY by Jessica Courtney-Tickle
Released: Oct. 4, 2016

"Sound quality aside, a sprightly introduction to program music and also to one of its greatest exemplars. (Novelty picture book. 5-8)"
Pressure-sensitive sound chips waft strains from Vivaldi's "Four Seasons" over a child's daylong outing. Read full book review >
DEAR BUNNY by Katie Cotton
Released: March 3, 2016

"A gentle and slightly surreal celebration of the bond between child and toy. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A small child finds the best companionship in a toy bunny: animate, lively, and present always in both imagination and life. Read full book review >
COUNTING LIONS by Katie Cotton
Released: Oct. 13, 2015

"It's beautifully executed, but it will be a devil to shelve, and it's hard to see many families adopting it for the coffee table. (Informational picture book. 4-10)"
This oversized book consists of 10 double-page spreads counting up from one lion to 10 zebras. Read full book review >
AND THE COW SAID by Katie Cotton
Released: Aug. 4, 2015

"Interactive fun, on a certain elemental level—but there are apps aplenty with more and better noises as well as animation to go along with the audio. (Novelty picture book. 3-5)"
One uninvited animal guest after another drives a farmer out of his house in this noisy nighttime romp. Read full book review >
Released: July 7, 2015

"A distinct change of pace from the cute clucks and oinks of Noisy Farm (2013) and like sound-makers. (Picture book/novelty. 2-6)"
Setting new standards for gross sound effects, 10 monsters snore, scream, scratch, hiccup, belch, or worse as they tumble one by one out of an overcrowded bunk bed. Read full book review >