Books by Linda Smith

THE INSIDE TREE by Linda Smith
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2010

"Potter's noodlehead behavior will have kids anticipating and groaning throughout. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Mr. Potter lives a cozy life in his little house, enjoying tea by the fire and looking out at a fine tree in his yard, underneath which his dog sleeps. Read full book review >
MRS. CRUMP’S CAT by Linda Smith
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2006

"Kids will see what's coming and giggle as the cat pussyfoots its way into Mrs. Crump's home and heart. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Who doesn't know someone who adamantly vows never to let a stray cat in the house? Read full book review >
THERE WAS AN OLD WOMAN WHO LIVED IN A BOOT by Linda Smith
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2003

"Readers of Mother Goose with lingering questions about that old woman with so many children will find some answers at last, in this lively take on the traditional rhyme. (Picture book. 6-8)"
The author of Mrs. Biddlebox (2002) posits another irascible senior citizen, this one living in a big boot with only an equally irritable cat for company. Read full book review >
MRS. BIDDLEBOX by Linda Smith
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2002

"If Betsy Everitt's Mean Soup (1992) isn't filling enough, dish up this tempting dessert. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Features pinched, frizzy hair floating like a cloud of concentrated gloom overhead, entirely surrounded by great, dark angry swirls of color, old Mrs. Biddlebox has definitely gotten up on the wrong side of the bed. Read full book review >
WHEN MOON FELL DOWN by Linda Smith
ANIMALS
Released: May 31, 2001

"Maybe so, but Moon is last seen winking and grinning warmly down from the sky, a celestial invitation to share happy memories. (Picture book. 6-8)"
The Moon has taken many an excursion to Earth in picture books, but never has he had a better time. Read full book review >