Books by Misa Saburi

CATS ARE A LIQUID by Rebecca Donnelly
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 8, 2019

"A fun experiment but not an entirely successful one. (author's note, bibliography) (Picture book. 4-8)"
A group of precocious experimenters demonstrates a tongue-in-cheek science hypothesis that has been popularized on the internet. Read full book review >
BALTO AND THE RACE AGAINST TIME by Helen Moss
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 4, 2019

"Dominant-narrative historical adventure with appeal to dog lovers. (Fantasy. 7-10)"
Time-traveling dogs get the chance to help world-famous Balto in this chapter-book series opener that blends gentle adventure with history. Read full book review >
BEARNARD'S BOOK by Deborah Underwood
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 5, 2019

"Open Bearnard's book for an alternative concept of bravery with humor, sweetness, and friendship at the core. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Bearnard gets the chance to be in a book and must embrace his sense of self in the process. Read full book review >
SAKURA'S CHERRY BLOSSOMS by Robert Paul Weston
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 20, 2018

"Writing in a series of tanka poems, Weston addresses the difficulty of moving to a new country and the loss of a loved one with warmth and compassion. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A Japanese girl's beloved cherry blossoms become a metaphor for the ephemerality of life when her grandmother passes away, her memory still abloom even across the sea in America. Read full book review >
MONSTER TRUCKS by Joy  Keller
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 29, 2017

"A good book to try when monster fears strike at night. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Just the book for the perceptive kids who ask where all the Halloween monsters go the rest of the year. Read full book review >