Books by Ron Brooks

ON THE DAY YOU WERE BORN by Margaret Wild
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2014

"A delightful celebration of both a new baby and the natural world he or she will inhabit. (Picture book. 2-5)"
On the day a new baby arrives, all the wonders of nature come together to welcome her in a celebration of life and family. Read full book review >
THE COAT by Julie Hunt
by Julie Hunt, illustrated by Ron Brooks
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2013

"Meditative, musical, magical, mysterious. (Picture book. 5-9)"
A slightly magical, wholly satisfying fable, visually rich and verbally open-ended, originally published in Australia. Read full book review >
FOX by Margaret Wild
by Margaret Wild, illustrated by Ron Brooks
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2001

Ambiguities and rawly expressionistic art turn this tale of friendship and temptation from the creators of Rosie and the Tortoise (1999) into a strongly atmospheric psycho-fable. Read full book review >
ROSIE AND TORTOISE by Margaret Wild
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

"A cozy tale to share with siblings. (Picture book. 3-6)"
The premature birth of her brother alarms Rosie, who must learn to accept her tiny sibling into her life. Read full book review >
OLD PIG by Margaret Wild
by Margaret Wild, illustrated by Ron Brooks
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 1996

"If death's sting is muted, the ache is real, deepened by Old Pig's life, clearly well lived, attentive, loving. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Old Pig and Granddaughter have lived together for a long time, but comes the day when Old Pig senses she will soon die. Read full book review >