Books by Leo Yerxa

ANCIENT THUNDER by Leo Yerxa
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

"The glorious art, however, will pull readers in and hold them. (Picture book. 4-7)"
The love of wild horses, their mythic qualities and their significance for the native people of the Great Plains resonates in this unusual and gorgeously illustrated work. Read full book review >
A FISH TALE by Leo Yerxa
by Leo Yerxa, illustrated by Leo Yerxa
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 1996

"Complicated descriptions of the narrator's state of mind nearly defeat the simple beauty of a single watercolor. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Yerxa (Last Leaf First Snowflake to Fall, 1994) paints with expressive clarity, creating scenes children will love, but his words seem to be the work of a storyteller who is winking at adults in the back row. Read full book review >
LAST LEAF FIRST SNOWFLAKE TO FALL by Leo Yerxa
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1994

"A soothing and lyrical work. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Winter is near at hand. Read full book review >