Books by Laura Gehl

DELIVERY BEAR by Laura Gehl
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2018

"Competent but profoundly uninspiring. (Picture book. 3-7)"
When Zogby, a big, brown bear, applies for a job as delivery bear—a job he has wanted since he was a "tiny cub"—the hiring manager, a small, purple rabbit, says, "You just don't have the Fluffy Tail Cookies look." Read full book review >
I GOT A CHICKEN FOR MY BIRTHDAY by Laura Gehl
Released: March 1, 2018

"Either Horne was in Gehl's pocket or vice versa, because this utterly seamless blend of story and art is an ingenious treat for all ages. (Picture book. 3-8)"
What's wrong with Abuela Lola? Our birthday girl asked her three times for amusement-park tickets, and you know what? Abuela sent her a take-charge chicken styling yellow construction boots instead! Read full book review >
I'M NOT USING THE POTTY by Laura Gehl
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 13, 2018

"A good book to help little ones who feel a bit chicken about using the potty. (Picture book. 1-3)"
Can Peep convince Egg to overcome fears and use the potty? Read full book review >
MY PILLOW KEEPS MOVING! by Laura Gehl
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 16, 2018

"A sweet gigglefest. (Picture book. 3-6)"
An enterprising little dog insinuates its way into the heart and home of an unsuspecting man. Read full book review >
PEEP AND EGG by Laura Gehl
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 24, 2017

"Another delightful addition to the series. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Peep and Egg are back, and this time Egg will not take a bath, in spite of obvious need. Read full book review >
KOALA CHALLAH by Laura Gehl
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2017

"Warm-spirited family holiday togetherness. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Set in Australia, this take on baking a traditional Jewish food focuses on a family of koalas. Read full book review >
I'M NOT TRICK-OR-TREATING by Laura Gehl
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 9, 2016

"Goes down easily for those youngsters who are similarly frightened, and Peep's corny jokes should be added to every repertoire. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Peep and Egg are back, and this time big sibling Peep is trying to convince Egg to go trick-or-treating. Read full book review >
I'M NOT HATCHING by Laura Gehl
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 9, 2016

"Delightful and right on target. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Egg will not hatch in spite of all the fun things he could do with Peep. What will it take to get him to hatch? Read full book review >
HARE AND TORTOISE RACE ACROSS ISRAEL by Laura Gehl
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2015

"If the story teaches any lesson at all, it's this: A short attention span can be a glorious thing, particularly in a place like this. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Anyone who knows "The Tortoise and the Hare" probably remembers the moral: Slow and steady wins the race. This version of the story has a second moral: Go to Israel. Read full book review >
AND THEN ANOTHER SHEEP TURNED UP by Laura Gehl
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 2, 2015

"An amusing and appealing way to enlist little ones in the holiday's rituals. (Picture book/religion. 3-6)"
Preparation and plans for a small family Seder are altered when the Sheep family of four is continually interrupted by unexpected guests who successively show up throughout the evening. Read full book review >
ONE BIG PAIR OF UNDERWEAR by Laura Gehl
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 9, 2014

"A picture book to count on for delightful shared reading. (Picture book 3-6)"
Share and share alike! Read full book review >