Books by Megan Dowd Lambert

REAL SISTERS PRETEND by Megan Dowd Lambert
Released: May 1, 2016

"Adoption is such an individual event that it is difficult for one picture book to address every situation and circumstance. This is best used as a discussion starter with adopted children and for the outsiders who don't understand that adoption creates families. (author's note) (Picture book. 3-8)"
An adoption story explores the concept of "real sisters." Read full book review >
Released: Nov. 3, 2015

"Welcome permission to shake things up, with an important acknowledgment of the art form at the core of modern storytimes. (FAQ, sample storytime questions, glossary, further reading, index) (Nonfiction. Adult)"
An in-depth exploration of the author's Whole Book Approach: a way to slow storytime down and consider children's responses to art, design, and other visual elements. Read full book review >
A CROW OF HIS OWN by Megan Dowd Lambert
Released: April 14, 2015

"An invitation to be your own showman, crow your own crow, cock-a-doodle-doo with 'a little warble at the beginning, and a crescendo at the ‘doodle'...and oh, that raspy growl.' (Picture book. 4-6)"
A scrawny young rooster named Clyde tries to fill the big shoes of his predecessor, Larry, in Lambert's verbally dexterous ode to identity. Read full book review >