Books by Robin Spowart

OH, WHAT A BEAUTIFUL DAY! by Jeanne Modesitt
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2009

"However, the characters' static expressions do little to convey the full extent of the child's perceived delight, making this an ultimately too-earnest, nondescript effort. (Picture book. 2-4)"
Imaginative play is celebrated in this slight concept selection. Read full book review >
BABY DAY by Susan Heyboer O’Keefe
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 31, 2006

"These three bears are 'just right' for repeated enjoyment. (Picture book. 1-3)"
O'Keefe offers a genuine book for babies that is not a board book or a gimmicky format. Read full book review >
ONE, TWO, THREE VALENTINE’S DAY by Jr. Modesitt
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2002

"Back matter teaches how to make a hanging Valentine's Day heart. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Frequent collaborators Modesitt and Spowart (Little Bunny's Easter Surprise, 1999, etc.) team up for another holiday offering. Read full book review >
LITTLE BUNNY'S EASTER SURPRISE by Jr. Modesitt
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 1999

"The bunnies are shown against a palette of spring pastels in this calming, comfortable tale, which is just right for tucking into a basket or reading the day of the egg hunt. (Picture book. 2-6)"
The members of a rabbit family take turns being "Easter Bunny" for one another. Read full book review >
THE NIGHT THE MOON BLEW KISSES by Lynn Manuel
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 1996

"The swirling colored- pencil illustrations in shades of blue, green, and purple capture both the warm relationship of the adult and child and the cool enchantment of snow and moonlight. (Picture book. 3-8)"
Manuel's gentle first book looks at the closeness between a grandmother and granddaughter and at the beauty of nature on a moonlit winter night. Read full book review >
LUNCH WITH MILLY by Jr. Modesitt
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 1995

"Without sharper, more concrete words and images, this flight of fancy never really takes off. (Picture book. 3-7)"
The young narrator invites Milly for lunch, but neglects to make dessert. Read full book review >