Books by Shelley Moore Thomas

NO, NO, KITTEN! by Shelley Moore Thomas
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: March 1, 2015

"This kitten ably proves that misbehaving can get you pretty far. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Kitten! Don't you know how to act like a kitten? Read full book review >
Released: Sept. 4, 2012

"Though it's filled with incident, emotion, magic and adventure, what stands out most is Trinket's clear voice and loving heart, both of which will endear her to readers. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
Like her main character, Trinket, Thomas clearly loves storytelling, and she has a real talent for it, too. Read full book review >
TAKE CARE, GOOD KNIGHT by Shelley Moore Thomas
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

"Merry, repetitious wordplay and the illustrations—their scribbly lines fitting the harried, bedraggled cats to a T—will keep listeners pegged to the page. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Thomas takes the characters from her winning easy-to-read series and enlists the help of artist Meisel to turn them into picture-book successes, with pleasing results. Read full book review >
GET WELL, GOOD KNIGHT by Shelley Moore Thomas
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"Long live the Good Knight! (Easy reader. 4-8)"
A BABY’S COMING TO YOUR HOUSE! by Shelley Moore Thomas
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: March 1, 2001

"Worldly-wise preschoolers will appreciate this honest appraisal of what is to come. (Picture book. 3-6)"
In this smart, sassy preview of life with baby for the preschool set, Thomas (Somewhere Today: A Book of Peace, etc.) serves up her home truths about new babies with a liberal dash of wry humor. Read full book review >
Released: Jan. 1, 2000

"Thomas is a consummate storyteller: the language and the rhythm of the text, along with her great sense of humor, carries readers merrily along to the conclusion. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Stories of valiant knights slaying fearsome dragons are going to fall sadly flat after one reading of this bewitching tale from Thomas. Read full book review >