Books by Lisa Kopper

DAISY KNOWS BEST by Lisa Kopper
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 1999

As Daisy the dog instructs her three pups in the finer points of chewing up the mail, pulling tablecloths, digging in the garden and other skills, Baby tags along, an enthusiastic student. Read full book review >
DAISY IS A MOMMY by Lisa Kopper
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 1997

"Kopper catches the mother terrier's gestures perfectly—the cleaning tongue, the ambling feet, the moment of repose—to make the connection even more immediate. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Daisy is a bull terrier and new mother, running a parallel life with a human mom: Both roust their charges out of bed, feed and clean them, watch as the kids scatter things everywhere at playtime: ``Mommy cleans up her baby's mess. Read full book review >
DAISY THINKS SHE IS A BABY by Lisa Kopper
ANIMALS
Released: May 2, 1994

"A charming little story that children can discuss or retell with the help of two series of endpaper vignettes showing additional sequential scenes. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Plump, short-legged Daisy loves to snuggle up with toys and a blanket, cuddle in Mom's lap, or even ride in a stroller or sit in the high chair, all to the consternation of the real baby- -Daisy is a dog. Read full book review >
JAFTA by Hugh Lewin
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 1994

"It may take an adult to interpret the political content; the only place it's stated that the country is South Africa is in the CIP, but many children may know Jafta from his previous appearances with various publishers and on Reading Rainbow. (Picture book. 3-7)"
``Things are changing in our country,'' so Jafta's father, who has ``been in the city, making money for us, working down a deep hole in the ground,'' can come home. ``He's left a big hole in our lives,'' too, the boy confides, listing important things his father has missed—the harvest, a wedding, the period when the family dog—now full grown—was a pup, a freedom rally. Read full book review >