Books by Sandra Boynton

HOG WILD! by Sandra Boynton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 19, 2017

"Whimsical yet satisfying, this book will have even the most down-in-the-dumps fans of musical children's media dancing along. (Picture book. 2-5)"
The doyenne of children's rhyming texts gives listeners of all ages a musical collection accompanied by her signature animal performers. Read full book review >
DINOSAUR DANCE! by Sandra Boynton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 30, 2016

"This will have readers putting on their dancing shoes to do the 'cha cha cha' with their dino-babies. (Board book. 1-3)"
It's not the first time dinosaurs have been featured in a clever Boynton board book. It seems she—and we—can't get enough. Read full book review >
EEK! HALLOWEEN! by Sandra Boynton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 23, 2016

"An excellent, rounded effort from a creator who knows how to deliver. (Board book. 1-3)"
The farmyard's chickens experience Halloween. Read full book review >
SPOOKY POOKIE by Sandra Boynton
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 7, 2015

"A pleasant holiday spent with a perfectly charming character. (Board book. 1-3)"
One of Boynton's signature characters celebrates Halloween. Read full book review >
THE BUNNY RABBIT SHOW! by Sandra Boynton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 9, 2014

"A swell read for the lighthearted. (Board book. 1-3)"
The bunnies that inhabit Boynton's colorful world put on a musical show for the other animals. Read full book review >
FROG TROUBLE by Sandra Boynton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 3, 2013

"This is children's music grown-ups won't mind hearing over and over, no trouble at all. (Songbook/CD. 3 & up)"
For listeners of all ages, Boynton and Michael Ford's latest CD/songbook combination presents 12 new songs in a country-western mode. Read full book review >
TICKLE TIME! by Sandra Boynton
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 16, 2012

"Sure to prompt little fingers into joyful action. (Board book. 1-3)"
A favorite baby-and-toddler activity receives an upbeat celebration that will get those fingers going. Watch out! Read full book review >
BARNYARD DANCE by Sandra Boynton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 26, 2011

"What at first may seem like an over-the-top adaptation of a simple board book manages to retain the small-scale charms of the original while offering many new ways to enjoy one rollicking hootenanny. (iPad board-book app. 1-5)"
Packed with silly, playful animation and perfectly fitting music and narration, this adaptation of Boynton's board book gets the tone and whimsy just right. Read full book review >
BLUE HAT, GREEN HAT by Sandra Boynton
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 30, 2011

"Simple in the best sense of the word and as entertaining as any runway event out there. (iPad storybook app. 2-4)"
Four characters put on a winning fashion show that teaches words and colors to early readers. Read full book review >
MOO, BAA, LA LA LA! by Sandra Boynton
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 19, 2011

"Boynton and Loud Crow deliver another excellent enhanced e-book that fires on all literary, technological and artistic cylinders. (iPad storybook app. 1-4)"
The iPad adaption of Boynton's bestselling board book surveys animals and the sounds they make. Read full book review >
THE GOING TO BED BOOK by Sandra Boynton
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 7, 2011

"Peter Rabbit while styling itself perfectly to Boynton's whimsy. (Ipad board-book app. 1-3)"
Preserving the look of the classic board book—even to the trim size and rounded corners—this makeover folds new into old in such inventive ways that it may take more than a few passes to discover all the interactive features. Read full book review >
PHILADELPHIA CHICKENS by Sandra Boynton
Released: Oct. 21, 2002

"Ex-toddlers and their parents alike will happily cut the rug along with the title song's Pennsylvanian pullets. (Picture book. 3+)"
Once again, Boynton goes Broadway: " . . . having completely forgotten how much work had been involved," the creators of Rhinoceros Tap (1996) offer a second, equally effervescent musical revue, packaged as a hardcover book/CD combination. Read full book review >
CONSIDER LOVE by Sandra Boynton
POETRY
Released: Jan. 1, 2002

"Consider my love for incredible you.' (Picture book. 7 )"
While clearly intended as pop candy for the grown-up soul, Boynton's latest has a genuine appeal for children of several ages. Read full book review >
THE HEART OF COOL by Jamie McEwan
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2001

"The ephemeral nature of popularity and the inherent social strength of those who feel their 'inner cool' are unusual sub-themes for an easy reader, but these are lessons we all must learn, usually in ways that are anything but easy. (Easy reader. 6-8)"
Fitting in at a new school is never effortless, even in an elementary classroom populated with Boynton's droll animal characters (adored by legions of preschoolers and their parents in her many bestselling board books). Read full book review >
HIPPOS GO BERSERK! by Sandra Boynton
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

"Most of the fun will make perfect sense to preschoolers; give this to a slightly younger audience than those who love Jeff Sheppard's The Right Number of Elephants (1990). (Picture book. 2-5)"
Hippos Go Berserk ($14.00, paper $5.99; Oct. 1, 1996; 32 pp.; 0- 689-80854-2, paper 0-689-80818-6): A 20-year-old counting book gets new illustrations featuring, once again, the solitary hippo who invites two friends to what becomes a wild party as groups of three, then four hippos (up to nine) arrive and then depart. Read full book review >