Books by Mary Whyte

CHESTNUT by Constance W. McGeorge
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2004

"This is the sort of thing that appeals much more to grandparents than to children. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Every day, Mr. Decker takes his horse Chestnut over the same route, making deliveries to the baker's, the hatmaker's, the candy shop, and the mayor's house. Read full book review >
MAMA’S WAY by Helen Ketteman
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2001

"The story might also work well with readers older than traditional picture-book audiences. (Picture book. 6-10)"
Although the lesson is writ pretty large here, it is one worth learning, and it's in a lovely package. Read full book review >
THE TICKLE STORIES by Jean Van Leeuwen
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 1998

"Whyte catches the specifics and the sensibility in her sharp watercolors that exaggerate the details but keep the emotions true. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Van Leeuwen's bedtime book will probably keep kids wide awake, particularly if readers follow the example set by Grandpop. Read full book review >
BOOMER GOES TO SCHOOL by Constance W. McGeorge
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 1996

"He's an endearing hero, just right for preschoolers curious about where their older siblings go during the day. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Boomer, a shaggy golden retriever and hero of Boomer's Big Day (1994, not reviewed), goes to school with his owner; after a morning of playing with the kids and then eating lunch (theirs), he becomes the star of the afternoon show-and-tell. Read full book review >