Books by Lorena Siminovich

YOU KNOW WHAT I LOVE? by Lorena Siminovich
Released: Dec. 26, 2013

"Every child who has adored a singular doll will delight in Siminovich's gentle tale. Achingly lovely. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A doll's devotion to her little girl is lovingly expressed in this affectionate tale that's full of tender, quiet moments. Read full book review >
YOU ARE MY BABY by Lorena Siminovich
Released: March 1, 2013

"In both form and content, these two board books beautifully represent baby and grown-up bonding, whether human or animal. (Board book. 6 mos.-2)"
This split-level reading experience is a cozy delight. Read full book review >
MONKEY SEE, LOOK AT ME! by Lorena Siminovich
Released: July 5, 2012

"A sweet new title about friends and imaginative play. (Picture book. 1-3)"
This playful, gentle romp for the toddler set depicts a monkey encountering various animals and getting the last laugh. Read full book review >
I LIKE VEGETABLES by Lorena Siminovich
NATURE
Released: March 8, 2011

"A satisfying crunch from a fully fleshed-out concept. (Board book. 1-4)"
Though the title suggests an earnest foray into nutritious eating, the reality is an interactive presentation of opposites, fresh from the ground up. Read full book review >
I LIKE FRUIT by Lorena Siminovich
COLORS
Released: April 1, 2010

"I Like Bugs (ISBN: 978-0-7636-4802-2) counts insects from one to five with similar touch-and-feel collage work. (Board book. 6 mos.-3)"
Siminovich's stylish collages join the plethora of concept books that marry food with color. Read full book review >
IN MY DEN by Sara Gillingham
HISTORY
Released: Aug. 12, 2009

"Like its predecessors and its fall companion, In My Tree (ISBN: 978-0-8118-7052-8), a warm, interactive experience that doesn't sacrifice book to gimmick. (Ages 6-18 mos.)"
A little felt brown-bear finger-puppet provides the narration in this companion to In My Pond and In My Nest (both 2009). Read full book review >
ALEX AND LULU by Lorena Siminovich
ADVENTURE
Released: March 1, 2009

"Most younger children aren't likely to be so analytical about their friendships—and those who are may be more convinced by the many better articulated celebrations of differences, from Frog and Toad and Tony Johnston's Alien and Possum on. (Picture book. 4-6)"
Clean lines and muted colors lend a simple charm to Siminovich's flat cartoon illustrations—which compensates, at least in part, for her jackhammer style of lesson delivery. Read full book review >
IN MY POND by Sara Gillingham
FICTION
Released: March 1, 2009

"It's a beguiling gimmick, one that should please both adults and babies again and again. (6-18 mos.)"
Taking "interactive" to the next level, Gillingham has designed a board book that incorporates both die-cuts and a fabric fish finger-puppet to engage baby listeners. Read full book review >