Books by Ruth Horowitz

ARE WE STILL FRIENDS? by Ruth Horowitz
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 28, 2017

"A sweetly humorous story for the friendship shelf. (recipe) (Picture book. 3-6)"
Beekeeper Beatrice, a bear, and apple-grower Abel, a mouse, are best friends and neighbors. Read full book review >
BIG SURPRISE IN THE BUG TANK by Ruth Horowitz
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2005

"EWSLUGp1995. (Picture book. 5-7)"
The built-in "Ewwww!" factor will draw new readers like ants to a picnic in this follow-up to Breakout at the Bug Lab (2001). Read full book review >
BREAKOUT AT THE BUG LAB by Ruth Horowitz
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2001

"New readers will enjoy this on their own, but the story will also work well as a read-aloud in first- and second-grade classrooms. (Easy reader. 6-9)"
The first page of this easy reader sets the tone for a very funny story narrated by an unnamed boy whose entomologist mother works at a complex of scientific research labs, working with insects in the bug lab. Read full book review >
CRAB MOON by Ruth Horowitz
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2000

"Young children whose interest is piqued by David's brief encounter with such ancient, alien-looking creatures will welcome the concluding page of general horseshoe crab facts. (Picture book. 6-8)"
June's full moon casts an atmospheric glow over Kiesler's (Old Elm Speaks, 1998) soft-focus shore scenes in this brief consciousness raiser. Read full book review >
BAT TIME by Ruth Horowitz
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 30, 1991

"A judiciously understated plea for this useful, misunderstood creature. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Horowitz's first book warmly depicts one family's unusual bedtime ritual: Leila looks forward to her favorite time of day- -after bath and book and before tucking in, when she and Daddy watch the wonderful bats come out for the night, whizzing through fascinating acrobatics as they capture mosquitoes and other insects. Read full book review >