Books by Richard Jones

THE PROPER WAY TO MEET A HEDGEHOG by Paul B. Janeczko
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 12, 2019

"Young people lucky enough to find this miraculous collection in their hands will indeed look. (Picture book/poetry. 6-11)"
This anthology provides instruction on an eclectic sprawl of topics: walking on Mars, toasting marshmallows, telling the difference between goblins and elves, and more. Read full book review >
THE SNOW LION by Jim Helmore
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2018

"A well-crafted tale about healthy adaptation to new environs merges with superb artwork. (Picture book. 3-7)"
When young Caro moves to a new home with her mum, she derives comfort and strength from a mysterious, large, white lion. Read full book review >
FEELINGS by Libby Walden
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2018

"Slightly simplistic rhymes that nevertheless will help explain feelings to youngsters. (Picture book. 2-7)"
"Looking from the outside, I may seem the same as you, / but deep beneath the surface, feelings bubble, stir, and brew…." Read full book review >
THE SQUIRRELS' BUSY YEAR by Martin Jenkins
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 10, 2018

"A lyrical introduction to STEM for budding scientists, animal lovers, and artists everywhere. (Informational picture book. 3-6)"
Muted, mixed-media illustrations pair nicely with spare, poetic text that depicts the seasons in a forest. Read full book review >
WHALE IN A FISHBOWL by Troy Howell
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 22, 2018

"This subtle, satisfying narrative will be especially appealing to introspective readers who yearn for something that's perhaps yet unknown. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Wednesday the whale, like the day of the week, is positioned in the center of town. Read full book review >
BIRD BUILDS A NEST by Martin Jenkins
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 6, 2018

"A worthy, if somewhat forced, venture into multidisciplinary teaching for very young children that may require caregivers to do some heavy lifting of their own. (index) (Informational picture book. 4-6)"
A generic mother bird learns to conquer the forces of physics while going about her daily chores. Read full book review >
WINTER DANCE by Marion Dane Bauer
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 7, 2017

"An exemplary addition to the shelves of nature-themed picture books. (Picture book. 3-6)"
As winter begins to set in, a curious fox wonders what he ought to do. Read full book review >