Books by Robert Kinerk

CHILDREN'S
Released: March 8, 2011

"Manners help folks become easy with you.' (Picture book/poetry. 5-8)"
Manners in meter. Read full book review >
BEAR’S FIRST CHRISTMAS by Robert Kinerk
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 2, 2007

"Varying perspectives in the art add vitality and keep the story moving as the helpful bear assists the other animals. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A solitary brown bear finds new friends and the spirit of Christmas in this longer rhyming story with notable illustrations in acrylic washes and colored pencil by LaMarche. Read full book review >
CLORINDA TAKES FLIGHT by Robert Kinerk
ADVENTURE
Released: Sept. 11, 2007

"High-flying fun. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Kinerk and Kellogg pair up for another adventure featuring Clorinda, the cow with distinctly bigger-than-bovine aspirations. Read full book review >
TIMOTHY COX WILL NOT CHANGE HIS SOCKS by Robert Kinerk
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2005

"Gammell's a good choice for illustrator, and will likely be finding more and more work in this era of farting dogs and histories of poop, but Horton the elephant's still the go-to guy for stick-to-it-iveness. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Providing ample evidence that he's no Dr. Seuss, Kinerk presents in wordy anapests young Timothy who, for no discernible reason beyond affirming his self-image as "the type who / gets an idea and then follows it through!" decides not to change his socks for a month. Read full book review >
CLORINDA by Robert Kinerk
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2003

"Children expecting a Disneyfied happy-ever-after may take the point unwillingly, but should notice that Clorinda never abandons her dream, even after coming to realize that it's not going to work out exactly the way she had hoped. (Picture book. 8-10)"
A rotund farm animal with a big personality and a yen to dance heads for the Big City. Read full book review >