Books by Leo Landry

TRICK OR TREAT by Leo Landry
Released: Sept. 4, 2012

"Landry has carefully crafted a seemingly simple tale about graciousness, generosity and openness to new friendships and packaged it into what is sure to be a perennial Halloween favorite. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Oliver the ghost is all prepared for his Halloween party after delivering invitations to his scariest friends—but what will he do when two young trick-or-treaters show up unexpectedly at his door? Read full book review >
GRIN AND BEAR IT by Leo Landry
ANIMALS
Released: July 1, 2011

"Everyone—Bear, friends and readers—will laugh in the end. (Early reader. 5-8)"
Bear's dreams of being a standup comedian are stymied by his stage fright in this chapter book for new readers. Read full book review >
FRIENDS AND PALS AND BROTHERS, TOO by Sarah Wilson
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: May 1, 2008

"Point taken: Make your own Eden, play hard, get dirty—why squabble when the alternative is to mud your brother's hair? (Picture book. 3-6)"
This is a dear piece of work, not least because it fosters congenial relations between brothers. Read full book review >
SPACE BOY by Leo Landry
by Leo Landry, illustrated by Leo Landry
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: Sept. 24, 2007

"This has all the elements of a far-out bedtime read, including an understanding of the need to delay the inevitable (bedtime), buoyantly combined with space travel and moon walks. (Picture book. 3-7)"
When the cacophony of the household becomes too much for sleepy Nicholas, he spaces out, aboard a rocket ship to the moon. Read full book review >
FAT BAT AND SWOOP by Leo Landry
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2005

"A funny tale for newly fledged Easy Reader graduates, with more dialogue than description and illustrated with lots of small cartoon figures in ink-and-wash rural scenes. (Fiction. 7-9)"
A not-so-wise owl and his chubby buddy make both mischief and a new friend one night in this tale of "clothes" encounters. Read full book review >
SEA SURPRISE by Leo Landry
FICTION
Released: June 1, 2005

"Eel's presence notwithstanding, the general level of silliness doesn't quite have the wattage of Denys Cazet's or Deborah Cronin's barnyard tales, but young readers willing to take the plunge will be amused. (Fiction. 8-10)"
In this unusually cast undersea tale for recent Easy Reader graduates, friends help out when Eel wakes up one morning without his electric zing. Read full book review >
EAT YOUR PEAS, IVY LOUISE! by Leo Landry
FICTION
Released: May 2, 2005

"EWSLUGp1989 and like ap-pea-ling fare and a perfectly timed complement to Little Pea (see below). (Picture book. 2-5)"
A toddler finds better things to do with an approaching spoonful of peas than merely chowing down. Read full book review >