Books by Madeleine Dunphy

CAT IN THE NIGHT by Madeleine Dunphy
Released: Sept. 13, 2016

"Intriguing peek into the secret life of cats. (Picture book. 5-9)"
A cat relies on his senses during a nocturnal foray. Read full book review >
HERE IS ANTARCTICA by Madeleine Dunphy
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"Teachers will welcome this appealing introduction but should supplement it with other information. (Informational picture book. 4-7)"
A rhythmic, cumulative text and detailed acrylic paintings emphasizing the pinks, blues and grays of the icy sea and sky introduce the relationships among animals in the Antarctic ecosystem. Read full book review >
HERE IS THE CORAL REEF by Madeleine Dunphy
Released: May 1, 1998

"The artist varies perspectives, giving viewers the impression that they are not only underwater at eye level with the reef's inhabitants, but sometimes at tooth level. (Picture book. 5-9)"
Set beneath the coral sea of Australia's Great Barrier Reef, this forceful cumulative rhyming tale introduces some of the striking residents of the coral reef ecosystem: "Here is the coral/of all colors and shapes/that lives in clear waters/in this vivid seascape." Read full book review >
Released: April 12, 1993

"Despite the title, readers will have to turn elsewhere for hard information on the Arctic; still, well worth having for the beauty of the pictures. (Picture book. 4-9)"
The first painting sets the scene for this dramatic depiction of Arctic wildlife—a vast expanse of barren rock and wind-scoured snow under an immense sky rimmed with stars. Read full book review >