Books by Laura Ljungkvist

YOO-HOO, LADYBUG! by Mem Fox
Released: May 7, 2013

"Fox's playful rhymes steer young preschoolers along on this very satisfying excursion. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A ladybug that likes to hide drives the action in this cheery, rhyming romp. Read full book review >
FOLLOW THE LINE TO SCHOOL by Laura Ljungkvist
FRIENDS AND SCHOOL
Released: July 1, 2011

"While the small details preclude group sharing, this is just right for sharing with one or two soon-to-be-schoolers or for independent browsing of the stylish illustrations. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Readers will actively explore an elementary school environment in this latest in Ljungkvist's successful string of books. Read full book review >
PEPI SINGS A NEW SONG by Laura Ljungkvist
ANIMALS
Released: April 20, 2010

On matte pages with backgrounds of blues, purples, greens and golds, Pepi the white parrot sings his "special space song" to Peter, a star-gazing lad in a backward-facing baseball cap and a Saturn T-shirt. Read full book review >

FOLLOW THE LINE AROUND THE WORLD by Laura Ljungkvist
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2008

In a natural follow-up to Follow the Line (2006) and Follow the Line Through the House (2007), Ljungkvist runs a new continuous black line from the front cover through each continent, back to New York City, into space for a gander at the universe, then onto the rear cover to spell out a cheery "Hej då" ("bye-bye" in Swedish). Read full book review >

FOLLOW THE LINE THROUGH THE HOUSE by Laura Ljungkvist
FICTION
Released: May 1, 2007

Having led young viewers from sea to city and from night to day in Follow the Line (2006), Ljungkvist takes them on a house tour in this like-patterned follow-up—again starting an unbroken black line on the front cover that ends on the back and in between runs through each room while geometrically outlining furniture or small objects. Read full book review >

FOLLOW THE LINE by Laura Ljungkvist
FICTION
Released: May 1, 2006

Harold and his purple crayon have nothing over Ljungkvist, who takes young readers along on a journey from morning to night, from city to sea to village, through page-filling scenes composed, by and large, with one continuous line. Read full book review >

SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS by Laura Ljungkvist
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: April 1, 2003

An old favorite is given a refreshing new look with bold, colorful, graphic art in gouache on watercolor paper. Read full book review >