Books by Liza Woodruff

IF IT'S SNOWY AND YOU KNOW IT, CLAP YOUR PAWS! by Kim Norman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2013

"Consistently entertaining and engaging. All together now! (Picture book. 3-6)"
A wintry riff on the popular participation song, with a cast of appropriate cold-climate animals. Read full book review >
TICK BAIT'S UNIVERSE by Marc Gamble
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 8, 2012

"This well-designed odyssey truly does put the universe at viewers' fingertips. (iPad informational app. 6-12)"
A "powers of 10" app that takes young explorers from quarks to the furthest reaches of the observable universe. Read full book review >
HOW ABOUT A KISS FOR ME? by Todd Tarpley
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2010

"Pucker up—this one's sure to elicit kisses with every reading. (Picture book. 1-3)"
Readers join a little boy as he puckers up for some pretty unusual kisses. Read full book review >
THE BIG SCOOP by Dorian Cirrone
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"Cirrone's mix of an intriguing mystery and a feisty, capable heroine will hold widespread appeal for readers. (Fiction. 7-10)"
Lindy Blues, a pint-sized investigative reporter with her own news show, wants to follow in the footsteps of her idol, Katie Couric. Read full book review >
THE MISSING SILVER DOLLAR by Dorian Cirrone
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2006

"Tuned-in kids will enjoy Lindy's inventiveness as she scoops some really local news. (Fiction. 7-9)"
This early chapter book follows multitasking fourth grader Lindy Blues as she tracks down stories for her weekly neighborhood news show. Read full book review >
AMANDA BEAN'S AMAZING DREAM by Cindy Neuschwander
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: Aug. 1, 1998

"At the end of the book, Marilyn Burns (The Greedy Triangle, 1995, etc.) does a credible, if prim, job of explaining the broad contexts of multiplication to adults working with children. (Picture book. 6-10)"
The protagonist in this story has a sort of low-grade obsessive/compulsive disorder: "I count anything and everything," chirps Amanda. Read full book review >