Books by Nicola Slater

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU! by Nosy Crow
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 10, 2018

"As a book, mildly satisfying; as a greeting card, rather expensive. (Board book. 3-5)"
A cheery board book that plays the familiar tune. Read full book review >
THE FOREVER TREE by Tereasa Surratt
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 6, 2018

"An imaginative tribute. (Picture book. 4-7)"
"This is a true story about a Tree that grew from something more than water and sunshine. It grew from love." Read full book review >
MARGARET WISE BROWN'S MANNERS by Margaret Wise Brown
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 9, 2017

"Enigmatic, if not outright disjointed, and not well-served by these visuals. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Previously unpublished reflections on behavior, amplified and exemplified in new illustrations featuring a cast of cute, small characters. Read full book review >
LEAPING LEMMINGS! by John Briggs
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 6, 2016

"Despite the alluring artwork, this is a half-baked tale. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Lemmings aren't exactly known for their anti-establishment nonconformity, except for Briggs' Larry, or is it Mary? Read full book review >
CHIHUAWOLF by Charlee Ganny
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"Nothing to bark about here. (Fantasy/suspense. 8-12)"
A Chihuahua who suffers from small-dog syndrome learns to be happy with himself. Read full book review >
HAVE YOU SEEN CHESTER? by Andrew Murray
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2004

"Readers who still find this a little cut-and-dried can seek more nuanced relationships in the likes of Denise Fleming's Buster (2003) or Peter McCarty's Hondo and Fabian (2002). (Picture book. 4-6)"
Published far more intriguingly across the pond as Have You Seen Elvis?, this tidy tale links a dog and a cat who battle constantly, until the cat throws in the towel and leaves home. Read full book review >