Books by Naoko Stoop

SHINE! by Patrick McDonnell
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 4, 2017

"There's no place like home, even underwater, though the eventual happiness here seems more dictated than organic. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A sea creature yearns to live in the sky. Read full book review >
SING WITH ME! by Naoko  Stoop
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 12, 2016

"Plenty of opportunity for adult-baby interaction and early-literacy singing skills. (Picture book. 1-4)"
Thirteen nursery songs, with hand motions included, to share with young ones. Read full book review >
JONAH AND THE BIG FISH by Susan Collins Thoms
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2016

"To introduce the literal version of the Bible story this is an acceptable choice, but since it lacks complexity and nuance, one wonders whether the story shouldn't be saved for an older audience that's ready for it. (Board book. 2-4)"
A popular Sunday school story in board-book format. Read full book review >
RED KNIT CAP GIRL AND THE READING TREE by Naoko  Stoop
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 23, 2014

"All will agree with Red Knit Cap Girl: 'It is good to share books.' (Picture book. 3-6)"
A little girl and her forest friends build the perfect, albeit old-fashioned, library. Read full book review >
RED KNIT CAP GIRL TO THE RESCUE by Naoko  Stoop
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 15, 2013

"Quietly perceptive and deeply appreciative of nature, its beauty and delicacy, and the individual's power to protect it. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Red Knit Cap Girl (2012) returns with ingenuity and pluck to save a lost animal in another atmospheric offering from Stoop. Read full book review >
RED KNIT CAP GIRL by Naoko  Stoop
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 15, 2012

"A gentle Zen-like parable, with visual and narrative intrigue. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Red Knit Cap Girl wants to talk to the moon, even throwing a party for her, but only when the lights go out and quiet falls does it appear. Read full book review >