Books by Leslie Staub

HOW DO YOU SAY I LOVE YOU, DEWEY DEW? by Leslie Staub
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 10, 2017

"A powerful message about the support of friends and defusing a bully wrapped in a sweet Valentine tale. (Picture book. 4-8)"
While Dewey Dew is adjusting well to life on Earth, he still has trouble with a few things, mostly the pronunciation of the word "love" and the bully at school. Read full book review >
TIME FOR (EARTH) SCHOOL, DEWEY DEW by Leslie Staub
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 21, 2016

"ET or not, the first day of school will be ootay. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Dewey Dew's first day of school might look an awful lot like most kids', though it's a pretty safe bet they aren't extraterrestrials. Read full book review >
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"A must-read both for children who live this life of forced separation and those who don't. (Picture book. 5-8)"
A tale of triumph that occurs only because a young girl picks up her pencil and writes to people who can help make change. Read full book review >
EVERYBODY GETS THE BLUES by Leslie Staub
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 9, 2012

"Hip and stylized—yet, given its important humanitarian message, curiously enervated. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Staub, a native of New Orleans, cloaks a worthy message in obscure metaphor. Read full book review >
WHOEVER YOU ARE by Mem Fox
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1997

"An essential book that acknowledges in the simplest of terms our common humanity. (Picture book. 2-6)"
A one-world, "we-are-all-the-same-under-the-skin" message for the very young from Fox (The Straight Line Wonder, p. 1388, etc.). Read full book review >