Books by Monica Kulling

THE TWEEDLES GO ELECTRIC by Monica Kulling
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: March 18, 2014

"A fine joke, well-delivered, and as clever as it is timely. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Mr. Tweedle springs for a new car in this impish tale. After all, it is a new century: the 20th. Read full book review >
LUMPITO AND THE PAINTER FROM SPAIN by Monica Kulling
Released: April 15, 2013

"A delight for dog lovers, if not particularly useful in arts education. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A sweet-natured story about a real little dachshund (lump means "rascal" in German) who won Picasso's heart. Read full book review >
Released: Oct. 9, 2012

"Not much for school-report fodder, but in the annals of American invention, Otis definitely rates the attention this profile (the first separate one for young readers since the 1970s) brings him. (Picture books/biography. 6-8)"
A buoyant if free-wheeling tribute to Otis—inventor not of elevators themselves, but of a safety brake that eased public fears of riding in them. Read full book review >
MERCI MISTER DASH! by Monica Kulling
ANIMALS
Released: April 12, 2011

Mr. Dash may be a mixed breed, but he is a most fastidious dog, well mannered, well dressed and very well behaved. Read full book review >
Released: Aug. 10, 2010

Greasing the wheels of her smooth-running account with occasional dollops of fiction, Kulling follows the late-19th/early-20th-century African-American inventor from his youth in Canada to the successful trial of the oil cup he invented to prevent locomotives from having to stop frequently for manual oiling. Read full book review >