Books by Roberto Piumini

DOCTOR ME DI CIN by Roberto Piumini
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

"A delightful amusement with lovely and evocative artwork. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Despite his eponymous name, a wise doctor tricks a sick prince into curing himself without herbs or medications. Read full book review >
THE KNOT IN THE TRACKS by Roberto Piumini
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1994

"An entertaining choice to use with an older group. (Picture book. 5-10)"
First published in Italy in 1982, an original tale about the heroic efforts of Petrushka, a solitary watchman on the Trans- Siberian Railroad, to keep the track free for the weekly train. Read full book review >
THE SAINT AND THE CIRCUS by Roberto Piumini
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 21, 1991

"Root captures this comically vertiginous balancing act with some flair; his designs are imaginative, though their execution is a bit sturdy for the frothy, entertaining story. (Picture book. 4-8)"
When a sparrow lands on one end of his pole, a tightrope walker pleads, ``Heaven help me!'' Bumbling Saint Tony happens to be on duty in Heaven's emergency room; he sends a second sparrow for the other end of the pole, but the first sparrow flies over to make friends with the second. Read full book review >