Books by Shirley Isherwood

THE BAND OVER THE HILL by Shirley Isherwood
Released: Nov. 1, 1997

"Isherwood's very forced, prolonged plot has an arbitrary feel, and while the child's preoccupation with his buttons is realistic, the father's single-minded pursuit, at his son's expense, appears unreasonable, and very nearly mean. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Mr. Manders and Edward James, a pair of bears who are father and son, have always wanted to be in a marching band. Read full book review >
SOMETHING FOR JAMES by Shirley Isherwood
Released: May 1, 1996

"Sweet suspense—even sweeter reassurance. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A mysterious, shy creature arrives in a brown paper bag on toddler James's doorstep. Read full book review >