Books by Stacy Innerst

THE BEATLES WERE FAB by Kathleen Krull
Released: May 14, 2013

Many adult readers will agree wholeheartedly with the title of this heartfelt paean to the Fab Four, but unfortunately, Krull and Brewer don't quite manage to offer enough evidence to effectively convey to children the Beatles' unique appeal and immense contributions to pop culture. Read full book review >
LEVI STRAUSS GETS A BRIGHT IDEA by Tony Johnston
ADVENTURE
Released: Sept. 12, 2011

"A "pure-dee" delight for storytime. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A tall-tale version of the invention of blue jeans by a New York peddler who came late to the California gold rush but saw a need and filled it. Read full book review >
LINCOLN TELLS A JOKE by Kathleen Krull
BIOGRAPHY
Released: April 1, 2010

Not many biographies of the 16th U.S. president begin "Poor Abraham Lincoln." Read full book review >
THE WORM FAMILY by Tony Johnston
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2004

"Steer young readers to such equally joyous, and better conceived, celebrations of diversity as Sheila Hamanaka's All the Colors of the Earth (1994) or Sam Swope's Araboolies of Liberty Street (1989). (Picture book. 7-9)"
A well-intentioned episode derailed by illustrations that are, to say the least, problematic. Read full book review >
M IS FOR MUSIC by Kathleen Krull
ABC BOOKS
Released: Sept. 1, 2003

"Best for those ready to explore an interest in music, this will also appeal to those just learning the alphabet. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Sophisticated paintings in olive, tan, gray, rust, aqua, and black raise the age level of the appeal of this abecedarian collection of musical terms. Read full book review >