Books by Sharon Phillips Denslow

IN THE SNOW by Sharon Phillips Denslow
Released: Oct. 1, 2005

"A fine, warm addition for wintertime story hours. (Picture book. 3-6)"
The natural beauty and wonder of winter abound in this light and lovely tale, as birds, squirrels, rabbits, a mouse and an opossum arrive at different times during a day and evening to feast on seeds and corn kernels thoughtfully strewn in the snow by an unseen hand. Read full book review >
ALL THEIR NAMES WERE COURAGE by Sharon Phillips Denslow
Released: Sept. 1, 2003

"The original premise works well, telling an appealing story with plenty of details about farm life, war, and the place of horses in the Civil War era. (note to readers, afterword) (Fiction. 7-11)"
An epistolary tale offers young readers insight into life during the Civil War. Read full book review >
GERGIE LEE by Sharon Phillips Denslow
Released: May 1, 2002

"Country and city kids alike will grin over the trio's encounters with a haunted house, a neighborhood goat, a giant catfish, and a huge storm in this deceptively simple first chapter book. (Fiction. 7-9)"
Most main characters speak but in this delightfully charming story about J.D.'s summer on his Grandmother's farm, the title player moos—Georgie Lee is a cow, and a right smart one at that. Read full book review >
BIG WOLF AND LITTLE WOLF by Sharon Phillips Denslow
Released: April 30, 2000

"A charming, appealing story that is just right for bedtime. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Thanks to this delightful family, we now know the words to the songs the wolves are howling. Read full book review >
ON THE TRAIL WITH MISS PACE by Sharon Phillips Denslow
Released: May 1, 1995

"Happy trails. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Miss Pace, elementary school teacher, cools her heels at a dude ranch over summer vacation. Read full book review >
BUS RIDERS by Sharon Phillips Denslow
Released: March 31, 1993

"A hoot. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Grandfatherly, competent Lee has a game with Louise and Warren, the nice, quiet kids who are first on his route: at the second stop, where five obstreperous boys and their five unruly dogs careen on, he offers an after-school candy bar for the child who guesses which dog (Black Toe, Short Ribs, Fly, Wipeout, or Quinn) will be first on. Read full book review >
HAZEL'S CIRCLE by Sharon Phillips Denslow
Released: March 31, 1992

"Delightful. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Hazel's ``circle'' is a neighborhood journey on which, accompanied by her pet rooster, she makes deliveries and exchanges: there are eggs for artist Rae Allen, who paints Hazel's toes and gives her homemade grape juice to carry along; at Bet and Clyde's, she leaves more eggs and some juice and picks up Roger's snake—which she leaves at his house, her last stop, where she also takes a swim before heading home. Read full book review >