Books by Lynn Downey

Lynn Downey is the author of Sing, Henrietta! Sing!, Papa's Birthday Gift, Most Loved Monster, and The Flea's Sneeze. The author lives in Maryland.


MATILDA’S HUMDINGER by Lynn Downey
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 10, 2006

"For a humorous picture book story with western flair, try The Three Little Javelinas (1992), by Susan Lowell, instead. (Picture book. 5-7)"
This western-tinged tale stars Matilda the cat, one of the worst waitresses ever. Read full book review >
THE TATTLETALE by Lynn Downey
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"Skip the book—stick to a heart-to-heart talk. (Picture book. 3-8)"
A goody-goody younger brother learns to get along with his sibling in this unsatisfying look at tattling. Read full book review >
MOST LOVED MONSTER by Lynn Downey
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2004

"Davis's illustrations, rich in color and detail, cleverly add gross and yucky things that young readers will love to discover. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Downey and Davis offer a different take on the subject of sibling rivalry for a parent's love in this hysterical look at a monster family. Read full book review >
THE FLEA’S SNEEZE by Lynn Downey
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

"And kids will clamor to hear it read again and again. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A tiny little flea with a great big cold disrupts the slumber of the barnyard animals in this rollicking tale with a fitting end. Read full book review >