Books by Sean Addy

VALENTINE BE MINE by Jacqueline Farmer
Released: Jan. 1, 2013

"A solid nonfiction offering; libraries should buy multiples. (Nonfiction. 6-9)"
Farmer (O Christmas Tree, 2010) offers a compelling survey of the history, legends, traditions and symbols of Valentine's Day for the primary school set. Read full book review >
COUSINS OF CLOUDS by Tracie Vaughn Zimmer
Released: Feb. 22, 2011

"Purposeful, but both informative and heartfelt. (Informational picture book/poetry. 8-10)"
Against fanciful collage backdrops portraying pachyderms in an array of styles and arrangements, Zimmer pairs prose and mostly free-verse tributes to elephants and those who care for them. Read full book review >
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"A good complement to Anne Sibley O'Brien and Perry Edmond O'Brien's After Gandhi: One Hundred Years of Nonviolent Resistance (2009). (Collective biography. 9-12)"
Atop Addy's powerful oil-and-collage portraits heightened with passionate swirls of brushwork, Winter pays fervent tribute to 14 nonviolent crusaders. Read full book review >
STEADY HANDS by Tracie Vaughn Zimmer
Released: Feb. 16, 2009

"Compiled photographs, papers and household objects create multifaceted collages and textured backdrops, and the result is an intriguing, albeit offbeat, examination of the world of work. (Picture book/poetry. 9-13)"
Walt Whitman's "I Hear America Singing" receives an invigorating revival in this poetry collection that illuminates the pressures and pleasures of work, including some 34 career choices. Read full book review >
CARS by Patricia Hubbell
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

"The diverse typography and page-design help propel this winner past the finish line. (Picture book. 2-5)"
The pit crew of Hubbell, Halsey and Addy continue their successful series of preschool books about vehicles with this high-octane look at cars. Read full book review >
Released: July 1, 2006

"Though most of these men are no longer active, or even living, and not all 'changed the world' to quite the same degree, they're still worth knowing. (source list) (Picture book/collective biography. 8-10)"
In a companion to Amelia to Zora (2005), Chin-Lee selects an alphabetical array of men for the same treatment—a two or three paragraph biographical précis that includes a childhood incident, a description of important accomplishments and a pithy quote. Read full book review >
TRAINS by Patricia Hubbell
Released: Sept. 1, 2005

"Two dazzling vertical spreads top off this standout train trip filled with 'Tooting, hooting' fun for adults and tots alike. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Hubbell takes a wild ride with locomotives both past and present. Read full book review >
Released: March 1, 2005

"An inspiration and a delight. (bibliography, author's note) (Picture book/biography. 5-10)"
With spirited language and marvelous collages, an abecedarium of contemporary women takes flight. Read full book review >