Books by Simone Shin

RUMBLE GRUMBLE . . . HUSH by Kate Banks
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 6, 2018

"An equal assortment of silent play opportunities and imagination makes the concept of quiet very cool indeed. (Picture book. 3-6)"
"Noisy" has finally met its match. Read full book review >
BUMPETY, DUNKETY, THUMPETY-THUMP! by K.L. Going
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 26, 2017

"This winning read-aloud should encourage multiple recitations. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A day of blueberry picking and all it entails is experienced in a jaunty, rollicking romp. Read full book review >
NIKO DRAWS A FEELING by Bob Raczka
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2017

"Conceptual and thoughtful, like Niko's own pieces. (Picture book. 5-9)"
A boy finds ample artistic inspiration, but people find his artwork baffling. Read full book review >
MAMA LOVES YOU SO  by Terry Pierce
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 14, 2017

"A lovely lullaby, but the delicate art is too subtle for newborn eyes. (Board book. 3 mos.-1)"
All mamas love their babies, whether human or animal. Read full book review >
IF I COULD DRIVE, MAMA by Cari Best
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 22, 2016

"Although Charlie seems to be calling all the shots, this is a positive nod to creative make-believe. (Picture book. 3-5)"
When a cardboard box becomes an imaginary car, Charlie takes Mama to see the town. Read full book review >
THE RED BICYCLE by Jude Isabella
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2015

"Well-meant but more didactic than entertaining. (Informational picture book. 8-10)"
When Leo outgrows his beloved red bicycle, he sends it to Burkina Faso, where it takes on new lives. Read full book review >