Books by Peter Parnall

THE TABLE WHERE RICH PEOPLE SIT by Byrd Baylor
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1994

"More problematic are the illustrations: Peter Max-like psychedelia meets Outdoor Life in a fusion that crashes and burns. (Fiction/Picture book. 7-10)"
SPACES by Peter Parnall
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1993

"At his best, Parnell collaborates with the reader to create a drama in a setting that has an integrity built from page to page; here—disappointingly—he just suggests that readers add whatever occurs to them. (Picture book. 4-8)"
It could have been a good idea. Read full book review >
WATER PUP by Peter Parnall
ANIMALS
Released: May 31, 1993

"Occasional elegant full-page drawings. (Fiction. 8+)"
An enterprising young dog survives in the wild, is mistreated by a terrible master, then finds a loving home. Read full book review >
BECOME A BIRD AND FLY! by Michael Elsohn Ross
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 1992

"Not essential but attractive, and a valid supplementary approach to the subject. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Nicky likes to imagine flying like a bird; one day, his neighbor Avis tells him exactly how to become one: ``Close your eyes...let your thoughts take wing,'' and imagine growing lighter, more streamlined. ``Your heavy teeth fall out. Read full book review >
STUFFER by Peter Parnall
ANIMALS
Released: April 30, 1992

"A quality successor to C. W. Anderson. (Picture book. 5-9)"
A realistic horse-story about the life of a modern-day Black Beauty. Read full book review >
MARSH CAT by Peter Parnall
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 30, 1991

"Several handsome drawings are included. (Fiction. 9-14)"
An illustrator with three Caldecott Honor books to his credit tries his hand at a novel with his favorite theme: the interrelationships of creatures living near his Maine farm. Read full book review >
THE ROCK by Peter Parnall
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 30, 1991

"A lovely tribute to nature's orderly, thrifty ways. (Picture book. 5-10)"
In the manner of Woodpile (1990), still another observation of a particular site, presumably on his Maine farm, by this much- honored illustrator. Read full book review >
YOUR OWN BEST SECRET PLACE by Byrd Baylor
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 30, 1991

"An unusual, beautifully wrought concept book. (Picture book. 6-10)"
From a team with three Caldecott Honor books to their credit, a gentle exploration of how a particular place can have special meaning. Read full book review >