Books by Ruth Spiro

MADE BY MAXINE by Ruth Spiro
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 9, 2018

"Another worthy book for the girl-inventor shelf. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A clever girl finds a way for her goldfish to participate in her class's pet parade. Read full book review >
BABY LOVES CODING! by Ruth Spiro
Released: June 5, 2018

"Leave this developmentally inappropriate title on the shelf. (Board book. 1-3)"
A board book for the toddlers of Lake Wobegon, where all the children are above average. Read full book review >
BABY LOVES GRAVITY! by Ruth Spiro
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2018

"Good intentions gone wrong. (Board book. 1-4)"
A baby and a dog discover gravity in this appealingly illustrated, developmentally inappropriate book. Read full book review >
BABY LOVES THERMODYNAMICS!  by Ruth Spiro
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 17, 2017

"While children may enjoy the inviting art in these pages, the concepts, like sun shining in the sky, will be way, way over their heads. (Board book. 2-4)"
A baby explores heat and energy through a sunny day and a bite of an apple. Read full book review >
BABY LOVES QUARKS! by Ruth Spiro
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 4, 2016

"Really? (Board book. 2-4)"
This board book attempts to introduce babies to nuclear physics; its companion volume does the same with aerodynamics. Read full book review >
LESTER FIZZ, BUBBLE-GUM ARTIST by Ruth Spiro
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2008

"Pop art in the most literal sense. (Picture book. 6-8)"
The scion of an artistic family—a very artistic family, as the boxed "collections" of cousin Cornell, along with the small paintings of uncle Edouard and cousins Claude and Vincent taped to the refrigerator reveal—finds his medium and métier at last. Read full book review >