Books by Rebecca Doughty

BEFORE YOU by Rebecca Doughty
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 27, 2016

"A celebration of friendship that uses metaphors to excellent effect. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Doughty explores the difference one person can make. Read full book review >
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 12, 2009

"A good introduction to the topic for preschool use or for children learning about comings and goings. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Saying goodbye is the topic here, and this young boy does not like to do it; he'd rather say hello, though goodbyes, he knows, are a fact of life. Read full book review >
LOST AND FOUND by Rebecca Doughty
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2005

"Guileless and appealing for the disorganized youngster in us all. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Always late and in a rush, poor disorganized Lucy loses everything from her shoes and books, to her homework, school snack and jacket. Read full book review >
YOU ARE TO ME by Rebecca Doughty
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 1, 2004

"Minor, but nice. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A pig and a rabbit are best buddies—pig wears stripes, rabbit polka-dots—and the pig, in the simplest and warmest of terms, is trying to explain their friendship in words. Read full book review >
31 USES FOR A MOM by Harriet Ziefert
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2003

"Funny and oddly tender, moms and kids alike should enjoy continuing the list. (Picture book. 4-8)"
The team that listed 39 Uses for a Friend (not reviewed) finds fewer uses for mothers, but at least as inventive ones. Read full book review >
CHRISTMAS HAS MERRY! by Harriet Ziefert
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2002

"For those who like their Christmas sugarplums tart rather than sweet. (Board book. 1-6)"
The inverted logic of this patterned text by Ziefert (Halloween Has Boo, 2002, etc.) will be amusing to adult readers, but the humor may be lost on most of the traditional audience of the board book set. Read full book review >