Books by Laura Dronzek

MOONLIGHT by Helen V. Griffith
Released: Feb. 1, 2012

"Soothing for sleepy-time; as soft as butter. (Picture book. 0-5)"
A sleepy rabbit hops to his burrow just before the moon appears to cast its light on trees, mountains and streams. Read full book review >
BIRDS by Kevin Henkes
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2009

"Spare language enhances the story's quiet essence; the girl's musings change abruptly, with a child's mercurial speed, resulting in a grounded offering that begins to fly but doesn't fully soar. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A precocious girl's reverie begins when the birds' morning songs drift through her window. Read full book review >
RABBIT’S GIFT by George Shannon
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 1, 2007

"A low-key but lovely winter tale. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Shannon takes an ancient folktale and shapes it into quite a nice little winter story. Read full book review >
WHITE IS FOR BLUEBERRY by George Shannon
COLORS
Released: April 1, 2005

For children ready to step past the primal "apples are red, leaves are green" stage of color coding, Shannon and Dronzek offer helping hands: "PINK is for crow . . . [turn the page] when it has just hatched from its egg. Read full book review >
TIPPY-TOE CHICK, GO! by George Shannon
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2003

"Great for group sharing and participation story hour. (Picture book. 2-4)"
The usual favorite breakfast consisting of "sweet itty-bitty beans and potato bugs" awaits Hen and her three chicks in the garden, guarded this morning by a grumpy and growling dog tied to the tree. Read full book review >