Books by Monica Mayper

Released: Oct. 31, 1999

"Still, the overall result is lackluster; readers are never drawn into the festivities surrounding the miracle. (Picture book. 3-8)"
PLB 0-06-023527-6 Come And See (32 pp.; $14.95; PLB $14.89; Oct. 31; 0-06-023526-8; PLB 0-06-023527-6) An angelic voice calling out "Come and see," accompanied by music in the hills, opens this retelling of the Christmas story. Read full book review >
OH SNOW by Monica Mayper
by Monica Mayper, illustrated by June Otani
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1991

"(Picture book. 3-8)"
Just a few poetic words or lines on a page (``My cold skin sings/to the touch of feathery things''—or, an approaching dog: ``bound wallow bound wallow shake shake'')—along with simply drawn illustrations that capture the feel of falling snow and its aftermath with subtle gradations of color and precisely observed light—add up to an unusually evocative celebration of winter's delights. Read full book review >