Books by Pierr Morgan

WHO'S THERE? by Carole Lexa Schaefer
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: June 1, 2011

"Make room for this one—with its spot-on characterization, humorous details and wordplay, this stands out even among the crowd of similar books. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Schaefer and Morgan have again paired up (Kids Like Us, 2008, etc.), this time bringing readers an emotionally expressive and linguistically playful book about nighttime fears. Read full book review >
KIDS LIKE US by Carole Lexa Schaefer
FICTION
Released: May 1, 2008

"A sure-fire impetus for rousing make-believe play! (Picture book. 3-6)"
As the yellow bus pulls away into the drizzle, it leaves behind a cluster of energetic youngsters at preschool, ready for a day of playacting. Read full book review >
DRAGON DANCING by Carole Lexa Schaefer
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: Jan. 1, 2007

"A fun-filled tribute to the powers of cooperation and the imagination. (Picture book. 3-7)"
In school, the teacher reads a book about dragons, and the students are enthralled. Read full book review >
COOL TIME SONG by Carola Lexa Schaefer
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2005

"Children familiar with Verna Aardema's African tales will chime in on the sound effects as readily as they'll buy into the wise theme. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Twilight brings a chorus with a not-so-hidden message to the African savannah in this brief, lyrical appeal. Read full book review >
SOMEONE SAYS by Carole Lexa Schaefer
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: Sept. 1, 2003

Freely brushed human and animal figures seem to dance across the unpainted backgrounds in this energetic tribute to imaginative play. Read full book review >
CORNFIELD HIDE-AND-SEEK by Christine Widman
FICTION
Released: May 8, 2003

"This is a mixed bag at best—only worth a look if you need a slim, southern story. (Picture book. 3-6)"
On a too-hot day, Mattie, Li'l Will, Junie May, and Grampy one by one abandon their chores to hide in the cornfield. Read full book review >
THE SQUIGGLE by Carole Lexa Schaefer
FICTION
Released: Dec. 1, 1996

"Schaefer (In the Children's Garden, 1994, etc.) strives a bit too hard in the sound effects, but for the right performer, this could be a fabulous read-aloud. (Picture book. 3-7)"
 Splendid, vibrant illustrations exhibiting a Chinese influence dance through this tribute to the imagination of one small girl. Read full book review >
THE NINE DAYS WONDER by Marilyn Hollinshead
FICTION
Released: May 4, 1994

"A nifty introduction to Shakespeare's world and its robust humor. (Picture book. 5-10)"
 The actor Will Kemp, known for his clowning in Shakespeare's plays, also actually danced from London to Norwich in 1601. Read full book review >
THE BELLS OF SANTA LUCIA by Gus Cazzola
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 7, 1991

"Morgan's broad, soft-edged lines, sunny colors, and bold design are an excellent complement. (Picture book. 4-8)"
 A mini-novel of a story set in picturesque time past: Lucinda loves her village's many bells until after her beloved granny, Nonna, dies; Nonna has used a hand bell to call for help, and in her grief Lucinda rejects all bells. Read full book review >