Books by Marion Billet

I LOVE CLASSICAL MUSIC  by Marion Billet
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 26, 2019

"This book will likely become a game of starting and stopping the musical clips, and for good reason: There's not much else to it. (Board book. 1-3)"
A musical board book features sound buttons that trigger clips of six classical songs. Read full book review >
I LOVE <i>THE NUTCRACKER</i> by Marion Billet
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 25, 2018

"In the age of YouTube and downloadable music, a holiday board book with recordings is probably not an essential purchase, but this is a well-executed alternative for caregivers wanting to incorporate music with reading time. (Board book. 1-3)"
Six of the most recognizable songs from Tchaikovsky's ballet receive brief board-book treatment. Read full book review >
NOISY FARM by Marion Billet
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 27, 2017

"Joyous cacophony for the younger set. (Board book. 6 mos.-2)"
This noisy barnyard junket should evoke squeals of delight. Read full book review >
I LOVE MUSIC by Marion Billet
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 25, 2016

"Consider this an unessential novelty unless sturdy books with nonanimal sounds are sought. (Board book. 1-3)"
Recorder, piano, violin, guitars, drums, and xylophone are played by a pig, elephant, cat, zebras, bears, and mice respectively, while chips embedded in each page play an appropriate snippet of music. Read full book review >
LITTLELAND AROUND THE WORLD by Marion Billet
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 26, 2014

"A good way for tourists who are still toddlers to glimpse the wide world without leaving a parental lap. (Picture book. 2-4)"
The 10 animal tykes introduced in Littleland (2013) dance and play their way around the globe. Read full book review >
LITTLELAND by Marion Billet
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 14, 2013

"Sugary, but just the ticket for tykes not yet up to more teeming I Spy-style panoramas. (Picture book. 2-4)"
Pastel collage scenes of small animals at work and play offer the Oshkosh set opportunities aplenty to interpret and respond to visual busyness. Read full book review >
NOODLE LOVES THE ZOO by Marion Billet
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 26, 2013

"Older readers may find it odd that these pandas are visitors to a zoo rather than residents, but young Noodle fans will be happy to see their hero in a new locale.(Board book. 1-3)"
Noodle the panda takes an excursion to the zoo with his dad. Read full book review >
NOODLE LOVES THE BEACH by Nosy Crow
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2012

"Obvious rhyming pairings (peach, beach) may not thrill, but familiar behaviors and solid tactile features make for a fairly enjoyable destination. (Board book. 3 mos.-2)"
Noodle's five senses explore the seashore in this touch-and-feel outing. Read full book review >