Books by Rachel Bright

THE KOALA WHO COULD by Rachel Bright
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 31, 2017

"Sure to become a read-aloud favorite. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Feeling safe and comfortable in his tree, Kevin the koala resists the invitation to come down and have fun. Read full book review >
LOVE YOU HOO by Rachel Bright
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2017

"The loving parental sentiments ring true, and young listeners will chime in on the 'hoo' sounds throughout the story. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A proud parent speaks of hopes and dreams for a young child. Read full book review >
SNOWFLAKE IN MY POCKET by Rachel Bright
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2017

"A nicely paced, visually fresh read-aloud treat celebrating friendship. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A snowy day transforms the world for a young squirrel longing to share the experience with his best friend. Read full book review >
LOVE MONSTER AND THE SCARY SOMETHING by Rachel Bright
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 9, 2016

"Yet another outing that will have readers empathizing with and maybe emulating Love Monster. (Picture book. 3-7)"
The lovable red monster is back, this time facing something all young children will find familiar: nighttime noise fears. Read full book review >
THE LION INSIDE by Rachel Bright
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 31, 2016

"Mostly funny and fun to read but slightly off-kilter. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A timid mouse decides that he must risk confronting a lion in order to make himself heard. Read full book review >
LOVE MONSTER AND THE LAST CHOCOLATE by Rachel Bright
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 15, 2015

"A treat to be savored—and a lesson learned—any time of year. (Picture book. 3-7)"
The surprised recipient of a box of chocolates agonizes over whether to eat the whole box himself or share with his friends. Read full book review >
SIDE BY SIDE by Rachel Bright
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 28, 2015

"This sweet celebration of friendship is elevated by its winsome illustrations. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A little mouse finds a friend in this rhyming picture book. Read full book review >
LOVE MONSTER AND THE PERFECT PRESENT by Rachel Bright
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 14, 2014

"The best gifts are those that come from the heart, and this book surely comes from Bright's. (Picture book. 3-6)"
What to give the one you love? Read full book review >
LOVE MONSTER by Rachel Bright
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 31, 2013

"This seemingly simple tale packs a satisfying emotional punch. Scarily good! (Picture book. 4-7)"
Monster lives in Cutesville, where he feels his googly eyes make him unlovable, especially compared to all the "cute, fluffy" kittens, puppies and bunnies. He goes off to find someone who will appreciate him just the way he is…with funny and heartwarming results. Read full book review >