Books by Marion Arbona

TRAMPOLINE BOY by Nan Forler
Released: March 16, 2018

"Doesn't get off the ground. (Picture book. 3-6)"
As one might guess from the book's title, an otherwise unnamed boy with bangs that cover his eyes is obsessed with bouncing on his trampoline. Read full book review >
MY WOUNDED ISLAND by Jacques Pasquet
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 29, 2017

"A moving if oversimplified look at a very real threat. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Imarvaluk fears for the safety of her island home off the coast of Alaska. Read full book review >
UNDER THE UMBRELLA by Catherine Buquet
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2017

"Memorable and instructive without a hint of didacticism. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A grumpy man fights a rainstorm and other pedestrians but learns a lesson when his umbrella goes flying. Read full book review >
THE GOOD LITTLE BOOK by Kyo Maclear
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 11, 2015

"In a decade of de rigueur picture books praising books, it is primarily the artwork that sets this one apart. (Picture book. 4-8)"
When a boy heads to the study, ordered to "think things over," he begins a relationship with a book that becomes special to him, even if it has no "proper jacket." Read full book review >
SAM'S PET TEMPER by Sangeeta Bhadra
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2014

"A satisfactory addition to the wide category of picture books about fury and tantrums. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A little boy's temper becomes a creature of its own. Read full book review >