Books by Madeline Kloepper

THE KEEPER OF WILD WORDS by Brooke Smith
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 10, 2020

"Sweet—and savory. (Picture book. 5-8)"
When a girl visits her grandmother, a writer and "grand friend," she is seeking something special to share at show and tell on the first day of school. Read full book review >
THE NOT-SO GREAT OUTDOORS by Madeline Kloepper
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 14, 2019

"Watching this protagonist's reluctant change of heart won't get old; neither will the beckoning scenes of the great outdoors. (Picture book. 5-9)"
A school-age kid is grumpy about going on a family camping trip but eventually comes to appreciate what the outdoors has to offer. Read full book review >
TINY, PERFECT THINGS by M.H. Clark
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2018

"A mindful appreciation of often unnoticed delights enhanced by subtle and stunning illustrations. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A white grandfather and a brown-skinned, biracial child stroll through their neighborhood keeping their "eyes open for tiny, perfect things." Read full book review >
ROOSTER SUMMER by Robert Heidbreder
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 3, 2018

"Charming. (Historical fiction/verse. 8-11)"
A series of poems chronicles the summer two unnamed children spend on their grandparents' farm, with particular emphasis on their animal friends. Read full book review >