Books by Kristen Balouch

Released: Jan. 1, 2013

"While commemorating only a minor holiday, this book is a gentle introduction for the youngest observers. (Board book. 2-4)"
An ode to trees and fruit in celebration of Tu B'Shevat, a Jewish holiday. Often occurring in the latter part of January or early February, Tu B'Shevat is also called "New Year of the Trees." Read full book review >
THE LITTLE LITTLE GIRL WITH THE BIG BIG VOICE by Kristen Balouch
ANIMALS
Released: June 14, 2011

Anyone who's spent time around young children will immediately recognize this little girl, an irrepressible kid who wants only to find a playmate who can keep up with her.

Exuberant, stylized illustrations in bright pink, peach, coral, lime, orange and lemon effectively portray this girl and her energy. Read full book review >
FEELINGS by Kristen Balouch
ANIMALS
Released: April 19, 2011

Poor lion doesn't have a clue.

Left in the dark regarding his surprise party, he cries all alone. Read full book review >

BABY POLAR by Yannick Murphy
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 1, 2009

A storm is coming, but this baby polar bear wants to play. Read full book review >

POETRY
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

The subtitle is more descriptive of the content of this engaging book than the title. Read full book review >

FICTION
Released: May 1, 2008

A Bengali barber loves stories so much he refuses payment when he hears one. Read full book review >

MYSTERY BOTTLE by Kristen Balouch
FICTION
Released: March 1, 2006

A seven-year-old boy receives a mysterious package that takes him on a journey to a distant grandfather. Read full book review >

THE KING AND THE THREE THIEVES by Kristen Balouch
FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2000

A king with a magnificent moustache, his wise vizier, and three thieves with special powers swirl through this spirited book to relate a favorite Persian folktale. Read full book review >

Released: Sept. 1, 1999

Three original folktales take readers on a journey around the world. Read full book review >