Books by Leslie Patricelli

HUGGY KISSY by Leslie Patricelli
Released: Dec. 11, 2012

"An unfortunate choice in an otherwise charming package. (Board book. 6 mos.-3)"
Patricelli's huggable, cartoon baby is back in an exploration of hugs and kisses. Read full book review >
FA LA LA by Leslie Patricelli
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"Even Scrooge himself couldn't resist this cheerful Christmas cherub. (Board book. 1-4)"
A cute, diaper-clad baby celebrates his first Christmas with Mommy and Daddy in this latest addition to Patricelli's growing list of distinctively different board books. Read full book review >
FASTER! FASTER! by Leslie Patricelli
Released: April 1, 2012

"Another imaginative delight…what will this duo dream up next? (Picture book. 3-7)"
The exuberant duo from Higher! Read full book review >
BE QUIET, MIKE! by Leslie Patricelli
Released: Aug. 9, 2011

"A marvelous model of a family ultimately nurturing the member who marches to his own beat. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Mike the monkey is a born drummer. Read full book review >
POTTY by Leslie Patricelli
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"Tubby (ISBN: 978-0-7636-4567-0) celebrates bathtime with equal flair. (Board book. 1-3)"
Possibly the most freighted transition of toddlerhood is the passage from diapers to potty, and Patricelli (Binky, 2005, etc.) tackles it here with her customary light touch. Read full book review >
Released: May 1, 2010

"More puppies, please. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Petra wakes up every night because she's afraid of the monster under her bed. Read full book review >
HIGHER! HIGHER! by Leslie Patricelli
Released: March 1, 2009

"Certain to rise higher and higher in popularity. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Patricelli once again proves she is a master of demonstrating for very young children the wonders of a good imagination (The Birthday Box, 2007). Read full book review >
NO NO YES YES by Leslie Patricelli
Released: Feb. 1, 2008

Patricelli's trademark one-haired imp gets into and out of trouble, grinning all the while. Read full book review >
THE BIRTHDAY BOX by Leslie Patricelli
Released: April 1, 2007

"The narrative voice is older than the child in the pictures, and next to Antoinette Portis's Not a Box (2006), and several other takes on the familiar premise, this lacks the emotional range allowed by a longer format. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Patricelli, author of several board books, graduates prematurely from cardboard to paper pages for this cheery birthday monologue narrated by a toddler who gets more play mileage out of a big box than the puppy it holds. Read full book review >