Books by Robbin Gourley

A HOUSE IN THE SKY by Steve Jenkins
Released: May 8, 2018

"A pretty, introductory survey. (Informational picture book. 4-9)"
Twenty animals and their sometimes-unusual ways of sheltering themselves are presented in full-color watercolor illustrations. Read full book review >
TALKIN' GUITAR by Robbin Gourley
Released: March 10, 2015

"Aspects of visual discontinuity detract from this otherwise sensitive treatment of a celebrated guitarist's early inspirations. (biographical note, bibliography, list of websites) (Picture book/biography. 5-8)"
This affectionate portrait of guitar great Arthel "Doc" Watson focuses on his formative musical influences during his Appalachian childhood. Read full book review >
FOREST HAS A SONG by Amy Ludwig VanDerwater
Released: March 26, 2013

"Readers, too, may want to return to these explorations over and over. (Picture book/poetry. 5-10)"
Twenty-six poems with varied structures offer quiet observations of the natural world. Read full book review >
Released: Jan. 19, 2009

"A mouthwatering morsel that should come with the warning to eat before reading! (Picture book. 6-9)"
"Time to get up!" says little Edna Lewis one early-spring morning, "I hear the whippoorwill. Read full book review >
Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"A sure cure for baking phobia."
Gourley (a graphic designer at Workman Publishing) does her mentor, Grandmother Mattie, proud in this precious jewel of a cookbook. Read full book review >