Books by Laurie Krasny Brown

CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1998

"The endpapers include quotes from members of a third- grade class on how to be a friend ('Call them by the names they want to be called') and how not to be one ('If you can do something and your friend can't, make a big deal about it'). (Picture book. 5-9)"
With simplicity and humor, barring all condescension, the Browns (When Dinosaurs Die, 1996, etc.) deliver the promise of the subtitle. Read full book review >
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1997

"The laudable ambition—to make it easier for parents to talk with their children—is only partially realized. (Picture book/nonfiction. 5-8)"
A well-intentioned but less than satisfactory picture book on sex education for primary-grade children, from the team behind Dinosaurs Die (1996), and other guides. Read full book review >
REX AND LILLY SCHOOLTIME by Laurie Krasny Brown
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1997

"Using lots of picture clues and a limited vocabulary, the Browns carry newly independent readers along to a surprise twist at the end of each chapter, painlessly expanding their reading skills in the process. (Fiction. 5-7)"
Rex And Lilly Schooltime (32 pp.; $12.95; Apr. 1997; 0-316-10920- 7): Three short, funny chapters comprise this easy-to-read book starring dinosaurs Rex and Lilly from dino-experts Brown and Brown (When Dinosaurs Die, 1996, etc.). Read full book review >
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1996

In the newest title in their sensible, upbeat self-help series, the Browns (Dinosaurs to the Rescue, 1992, etc.) take on the subject of death. Read full book review >
THE VEGETABLE SHOW by Laurie Krasny Brown
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1995

"An annotated listing of vegetables closes the show. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Eat your vegetables. Read full book review >
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1992

"Printed on recycled paper, these are useful suggestions with great kid appeal. (Nonfiction. 4-8)"
The humorous dinosaurs of Dinosaurs Travel and Dinosaurs Divorce (both 1988) are back with some sensible, enthusiastic suggestions for minimizing waste, garbage, and pollution. Read full book review >