Books by Mitch Vane

POODLE AND HOUND by Kathryn Lasky
ANIMALS
Released: July 1, 2009

"Vane's humorous watercolors, especially Poodle's creative outfits, add some depth to these stories, but they lack spark. (Early reader. 4-8)"
Friends Poodle and Hound learn to understand each other in three related short stories for new readers. Read full book review >
A MOUNTAIN OF MITTENS by Lynn Plourde
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2007

"A happy and sublimely silly tale—but why is a book about mittens publishing in the summer? (Picture book. 4-7)"
Where do all those lost mittens go? Read full book review >
THE PATCH by Justina Chen Headley
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2006

"Who knows—maybe eye patches will become accessorizing statements, but for an issue-driven offering, this one's not bad. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Amblyopia, or lazy eye, is an unlikely hook to hang a story on, but since nearly five percent of children experience the condition, and may feel a twinge of discomfort regarding its treatment, the time has definitely come for this issue. Read full book review >