Books by Lenny Hort

CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2006

While allowing that fossils have plenty to tell us about what dinosaurs were like, Hort notes that there are still plenty of unanswered questions—from what they ate and how those massive but tiny-headed plant eaters managed to down enough chow to maintain their weight to what all the spines and spinal plates were for. Read full book review >
THE WEDDING DRESS MESS by Beatrice Masini
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2003

"This energetic Italian import may make a good gag gift for engaged couples—but not so great for its intended young audience. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A zealous seamstress very nearly misses out on her own wedding when she places the emphasis on her dress, not the occasion. Read full book review >
TIE YOUR SOCKS AND CLAP YOUR FEET by Lenny Hort
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2000

"Incorporating eye-popping magazine photo images, they fairly burst from the pages and never fail to ratchet up the hilarity. (Poetry. 4-8)"
Laugh-out-loud nonsense poetry combine with cutting-edge paper collages for an irresistible picture book. Read full book review >
THE SEALS ON THE BUS by Lenny Hort
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2000

"Hop onboard. (Picture book. 5-7)"
With a tiger at the wheel, the big purple bus rolls all over town, picking up a menagerie of passengers from sheep ("BAAAH, BAAAH, BAAAH") to vipers—get it? — ("HISS, HISS, HISS") to skunks ("SSSS, SSSS, SSSS") before disgorging its dismayed human riders ("HELP! Read full book review >
THE GOATHERD AND THE SHEPHERDESS by Lenny Hort
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1995

"Bloom's dazzling paintings have the stylized look of Greek statues that have become suddenly animate; impressionistic dabs illuminate Mediterranean skies. (Picture book. 4-8)"
In this ancient tale, a shepherd happens across a foundling girl in Pan's cave and adopts her. Read full book review >
HOW MANY STARS IN THE SKY? by Lenny Hort
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 29, 1991

"The warmth between father and son (especially in Ransome's sturdy, expansive double-spread paintings) is fine, but their itinerary on the nightlong quest verges on the preposterous. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A rather earnest story about a child who can't sleep and tries to count the stars. Read full book review >