Books by Ryan O'Rourke

ALPHABET TRAINS by Samantha R. Vamos
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Aug. 18, 2015

"All in all, this alphabet book lacks steam. (Alphabet picture book. 4-7)"
Almost every kind of vehicle has been alphabetized in a picture book. This companion to Alphabet Trucks (2013) chugs along, depending on rhyming text to identify the type and purpose of 26 trains.Read full book review >
BELLA LOST AND FOUND by Ryan O'Rourke
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: June 10, 2014

"Well-designed visuals hold up a somewhat flat story. (Picture book. 2-5)"
An indoor kitty goes out to sea by mistake. Read full book review >
ALPHABET TRUCKS by Samantha R. Vamos
Released: Aug. 1, 2013

"Gear up, as this is bound to be a hit. From apple truck to zipper truck, 'Day and night. / just watch and see. / Trucks work hard / from A to Z.' Vroom, vroom! (Picture book. 3-6)"
Another new alphabet book—and focused on trucks? Yep. So put on your hard hats and get ready to roll with these 26 hardworking trucks featured in rhyming verse. Read full book review >
EIGHT DAYS GONE by Linda McReynolds
Released: July 1, 2012

"Still, nifty. (Informational picture book. 3-6)"
The momentous Apollo 11 mission unfolds in pictures and rhyming verse. Read full book review >
Released: Jan. 1, 2012

"Purportedly for kids, but adults will find their share here as well. (author's note, CD) (Nonfiction. 4-8)"
Songs for singing around a campfire—or anywhere, with s'mores! Read full book review >