Books by Mary Engelbreit

THE BLESSINGS OF FRIENDSHIP TREASURY by Mary Engelbreit
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 29, 2014

"The cheerful, nostalgic flavor of Engelbreit's illustrations may be more appealing to adults than to children, but the quotations express worthy values to pass along to the young. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A collection of short poems and quotations about friendship is illustrated by Engelbreit in her immediately recognizable style with sweetly smiling children, decorated borders and fanciful flowers. Read full book review >
PEACE ON EARTH, A CHRISTMAS COLLECTION by Mary Engelbreit
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 8, 2013

"Engelbreit's legions of fans, many of them adults, adore her illustration style, and they will love this cream puff of a holiday offering. (Picture book/religion. 4-9)"
Engelbreit continues her exploration of traditional Christmas fare with this collection of Christmas carols, poems and short biblical passages about the Nativity. Read full book review >
ABC BOOKS
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"Though this effort doesn't break any new ground, Engelbreit's many fans will enjoy her cozy interpretation of a traditional Christmas season with all the trimmings. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Engelbreit creates an alphabetically organized world of cheerful, civilized mice that live in snug homes in a snowy village in the forest. Read full book review >
QUEEN OF EASTER by Mary Engelbreit
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2006

"Includes a separate paper-doll sheet of Ann Estelle. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Engelbreit's signature character, Ann Estelle, is the star of this Easter story, the fourth in a series with the theme of being a "queen" of various holidays and situations. Read full book review >
QUEEN OF HEARTS by Mary Engelbreit
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2004

"The included paper doll is a great retail add-on but may prove problematic for libraries. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Engelbreit crafts light holiday fare, featuring the return of her bespectacled tot Ann Estelle, and strives to provide a sincere message amid the furbelows and frivolity of Valentine's Day. Read full book review >
QUEEN OF THE CLASS by Mary Engelbreit
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2004

"Disappointment is majestically turned into exuberance as this protagonist puts her best effort into everything she does. (Picture book. 5-7)"
Ann Estelle is back in school, all excited about the upcoming class-play auditions, certain that she is perfect for the Queen's role. Read full book review >
THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS by Clement C. Moore
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"Engelbreit fans will find this a delectable holiday treat. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Engelbreit (Over the River and through the Woods,1994) has legions of devoted adult fans who will adore sharing this oversized, traditional treatment of the beloved Christmas poem. Read full book review >