Books by Katie Evans

HUNKY DORY FOUND IT by Katie Evans
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 1, 1994

"A good candidate for lap sharing, the toddler group, or simple dramatic play. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A simple, lilting text, with the book's title as a refrain for each brief couplet, describes the cheerful scavenging of a flop-eared yellow dog: grandmotherly ``Sarah Locke/dropped a sock''; ``Julie Fry/dropped Daddy's tie''; ``Laurie Cook/put down her book''; Baby Sue/kicked off her shoe''; and more. Read full book review >
HUNKY DORY ATE IT by Katie Evans
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 1, 1992

"Dandy for preschoolers; the reiterated title makes a perfect chanted refrain. (Picture book. 2-6)"
In brisk verse with the catchy lilt of a nursery rhyme, the depradations of a bumptious pup who consumes everything in sight: ``Julie Fry/made a pie./Hunky Dory at it.'' Alas, it all turns out to be too much, and a sick pooch is hauled off to the vet for a dose of green medicine: ``Hunky Dory ate it. [But] Hunky Dory hated it.'' The perky, effectively rounded story is well complemented by Stoeke's brash, deftly limned art, which nicely captures the rambunctious pup's glee. Read full book review >