Books by Linda S. Wingerter

WHAT COULD BE BETTER THAN THIS? by Linda Ashman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2006

"While this is an idealized depiction of family life, youngsters will find nothing but comfort in these pages. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Romantic, stylized paintings surrounded by gilt-edged borders illustrate a rhyming fairy tale that details one couple's journey to domesticity. Read full book review >
ANIMALS
Released: April 21, 2003

"The swirling texture of the images makes the sensations of the New England scenes nearly tangible. (author's note) (Picture book. 5-8)"
This poignant story of the magical gift a girl shares with her grandfather is a gem. Read full book review >
ONE RIDDLE, ONE ANSWER by Lauren Thompson
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2001

"Taken down to its bare bones, the book's marriage plot is as old as the hills, but Aziza's intelligence and the lovely illustrations make it a pleasing example thereof. (Picture book. 6-9)"
A math-loving sultana challenges her suitors to solve a riddle in an original tale that puts an appealingly independent young woman in charge of a traditional fairytale-style "beauty contest." Read full book review >
TALES ALIVE! by Susan Milord
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 17, 1998

"A collection not to be devoured in one sitting, but savored section by section. (index) (Folklore. 4-8)"
Luminous artwork, activities, and stories from around the world combine for an ethereal collection of avian folklore. Read full book review >