Books by Rogé

THE FRENCH FRY KING by Rogé
by Rogé, illustrated by Rogé
Released: May 8, 2012

"Roger's story conveys the subtle and salutary message that material achievement and fame does not necessarily include love and companionship, and a shared venture may be sweeter than solitary success. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A spotted dachshund with an inquiring mind and big ambitions starts his own French-fry stand, and his fries become popular with customized versions around the world. Read full book review >
NOAH’S BARK by Stephen Krensky
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2010

"While this choice makes the book plenty ecumenical, it also will render readers unfamiliar with the story mystified at Noah's foreknowledge of the flood and determination to build the ark. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Krensky uses the basic elements of the Noah's Ark story for his own original pourquoi tale of how the animals came to have their own distinctive sounds. Read full book review >
ROGER GETS CARRIED AWAY by Barbara Todd
ADVENTURE
Released: July 1, 2005

"EWSLUGp1991 is a little too far out will come along more happily on this ride. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Wild encounters with a succession of toothy, googly-eyed space aliens bring a reluctant lad around to accepting his first pair of glasses. Read full book review >
SINK OR SWIM by Valerie Coulman
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 1, 2003

"Ralph's example could mooooove readers to take on preconceived limitations with like optimism and determination. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Carping critics may object to Coulman's use of the word "cows" to describe two bovines of the male persuasion, but young readers in search or need of empowerment stories will enjoy this splashy sequel to When Pigs Fly (2001). Read full book review >