Books by Mary McKenna Siddals

BRINGING THE OUTSIDE IN by Mary McKenna Siddals
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Feb. 9, 2016

"A sweet book for any place with small children in it. (Picture book. 2-4)"
Four children of diverse ethnicity—and one small dog—cavort through the seasons, backgrounded by rhythmic verses and a simple refrain. Read full book review >
SHIVERY SHADES OF HALLOWEEN by Mary McKenna Siddals
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Aug. 26, 2014

"A bright new addition to the Halloween shelves. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Anyone who thought the colors of Halloween were limited to orange and black is obviously mistaken. Read full book review >
FICTION
Released: March 9, 2010

"Consider this recipe an ideal, accessible title to expand composting information for budding environmentalists. (Informational picture book. 3-6)"
A rollicking, rhyming alphabetical recipe for making successful compost. Read full book review >
MILLIONS OF SNOWFLAKES by Mary McKenna Siddals
FICTION
Released: Sept. 21, 1998

"A sparkling salute to the frosty season. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Siddals (Tell Me a Season, 1997) again looks to nature for inspiration in her tale of seasonal delight. Read full book review >
TELL ME A SEASON by Mary McKenna Siddals
COLORS
Released: March 17, 1997

"The characteristic flat perspective, clean lines, and pleasing colors that mark Mathers's work add up to soothing effect, and the pages will be smudged by the enthusiastic pointing of little fingers. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Colors define the four seasons in this compact look at nature's annual cycle. Read full book review >