Books by Keith DuQuette

Released: March 1, 2007

The similarities and differences among New World monkeys are at the center of this tale of one lost monkey. Read full book review >
COCK-A-DOODLE MOOOO! by Keith DuQuette
Released: March 1, 2004

"Not only does this make an inviting lead-in to Peter Sís's similar flights of fancy in Jack Prelutsky's Scranimals (2002), but may well induce young viewers to take up DuQuette's invitation, and craft a few 'mythical' animals of their own. (Picture book. 7-11)"
Between portraits of a griffin, cockatrice, and other portmanteau creatures from world folklore, DuQuette sandwiches a dozen big, precisely detailed, fanciful hybrids of his own, from a furred-and-feathered "Cooster" (cow rooster) perched on a—fortunately sturdy—fence rail, to a coterie of fluffy pink "Squoodles" (squid poodle) drifting elegantly through turquoise waters. Read full book review >
Released: Feb. 1, 2001

"Despite the profusion of nonfiction titles on every aspect of the animal world, there is only one other title in print specifically about animal names: Pam Muñoz Ryan's A Pinky Is a Baby Mouse (1997). (Picture book/nonfiction. 2-8)"
What do a woolly monkey, a blue-tongued skink, and a zebra butterfly have in common? Read full book review >
THE HOUSE BOOK by Keith DuQuette
Released: May 1, 1999

"Even there, the houses are rendered in a small scale, making the differences difficult to discern. (Picture book. 4-8)"
DuQuette's dissection of the house, though stylistically charming, comes up short, posing a question about how a house becomes a place to live in, and never really answering it. Read full book review >