Books by Linda Elovitz Marshall

GOOD NIGHT WIND by Linda Elovitz Marshall
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 26, 2019

"A sparkling story whose fresh words and deeply imagined, skillfully rendered illustrations give it a feel that is both contemporary and folkloric. (author's note) (Picture book. 3-7)"
At the end of winter, the tired winter wind searches for "a place to rest." Read full book review >
MOMMY, BABY, AND ME by Linda Elovitz Marshall
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2017

"An enjoyable if not exactly original outing. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Will the new baby muck up the family dog's way of life? Read full book review >
RAINBOW WEAVER / TEJEDORA DEL ARCORIS by Linda Elovitz Marshall
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 15, 2016

"A buoyant, accessible, if simplified tribute to Mayan weaving. (glossary, author's note) (Picture book. 4-8)"
A resourceful Maya girl crafts rainbow-colored fabric out of recycled plastic bags in this modest tale of ingenuity. Read full book review >
TALIA AND THE VERY YUM KIPPUR by Linda Elovitz Marshall
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2015

"Both a loving family story and a deft introduction to the significance of the holiday. (Picture book/religion. 3-5)"
Once again, Talia (Talia and the Rude Vegetables, 2011) misunderstands her grandmother, this time for the Yom Kippur holiday "break-fast" meal.Read full book review >
THE PASSOVER LAMB by Linda Elovitz Marshall
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 22, 2013

"A satisfying addition to the Passover shelf. (author's note) (Picture book. 3-5)"
The birth of a newborn lamb adds extra challenge and meaning to a traditional Passover Seder for one little girl. Read full book review >
THE MITZVAH MAGICIAN by Linda Elovitz Marshall
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"Abracadabra! Lovely magic indeed. (Picture book. 3-8)"
Whenever Gabriel the great magician commands "Presto Magico," a small disaster occurs. Read full book review >
GRANDMA ROSE'S MAGIC by Linda Elovitz Marshall
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2012

"A well-stitched tale about generosity for people of all faiths. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Can sewing make magic? Read full book review >
TALIA AND THE RUDE VEGETABLES by Linda Elovitz Marshall
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"A charming fall story loosely structured by Judaic concepts. (recipe) (Picture book. 4-6)"
A little girl's misunderstanding, the harvesting of some root vegetables and a recipe for stew merge for an amusing Jewish New Year story. Read full book review >