Books by Sara Anderson

VERDURAS / VEGETABLES by Sara Anderson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"As a simple Spanish vocabulary builder, this book, along with its companion, Frutas/Fruit, is serviceable, but as a rollicking read-aloud, it pales by comparison with its original. (Board book. 6 mos.-3)"
A bright celebration of vegetables in Spanish and English for the youngest readers. Read full book review >
A DAY AT THE MARKET by Sara Anderson
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2006

"Despite some specific signage, the setting is generalized enough to stand in for similar markets almost anywhere, and the kaleidoscopic art nicely captures both the venue's characteristic bustle and its rich sensory experience. (Picture book. 5-7)"
Bright, cut-paper-style illustrations compensate for decidedly patchwork rhyming in this affectionate tribute to Seattle's Pike Place Market. Read full book review >
OCTOPUS OYSTER HERMIT CRAB SNAIL by Sara Anderson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2005

"Don't hesitate to dive into this one. (Picture book/poetry. 6-8)"
Anderson takes readers on an exhilarating ride from reef to deep sea to ebbing wave on the beach, portraying an intricate dance of sea life in stunning paper collages (or are they digital paintings?) and sinuous verse—"Slippery ripples / slide under the skate. / Schools of fish flurry, / a snail stops to wait." Read full book review >
TOO BIG TO DANCE by Doug Anderson
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 2004

In this rhymed fable, set deep in bayou country, the friendly furred, feathered, and scaly folk of Crawdad County ensure that when it's time to dance, no one's left out of the mix. Read full book review >
PUMPKIN SHIVAREE by Rick Agran
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2003

"A sensuous, smile-inducing prose poem that warmly celebrates the pleasures of the harvest, the holiday, and the cycle of seasons. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Agran invites readers to see autumn from a pumpkin's point of view: "They'll bake us and moosh us for pies or roast our insides. Read full book review >