Books by Stephanie Laberis

LIKE A LIZARD by April Pulley Sayre
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 12, 2019

"An appealing invitation to look more closely at the world of lizards and a welcome addition to a nature shelf. (Informational picture book. 4-8)"
Can you behave like a lizard? Read full book review >
HOW COULD A BEAR SLEEP HERE? by Julie Gonzalez
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 25, 2018

"A light spin on the 'be careful what you wish for' theme. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A bear in search of some shut-eye ends up with a day at the beach. Read full book review >
PIPSQUEAKS, SLOWPOKES, AND STINKERS by Melissa Stewart
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2018

"Friendly and approachable, this compendium is sure to create some new favorites in the animal kingdom. (Informational picture book. 4-8)"
A tribute to underappreciated animals of all kinds. Read full book review >
WHAT DO YOU DO IF YOUR HOUSE IS A ZOO? by John Kelly
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2018

"A funny, lighthearted story sure to appease everyone, animal lovers or not. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A school-age boy wants to get a pet but can't decide what kind. Read full book review >
PRETTY KITTY by Karen Beaumont
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 12, 2018

"It's the first five minutes of Disney's Up for cat lovers—but with a happy ending. (Picture book. 2-7)"
A lonely, old man fends off the affections of an increasing number of stray kitties. Read full book review >
FUR, FEATHER, FIN by Diane Lang
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2018

"A very welcome addition to nature shelves. (Informational picture book. 3-8)"
Major similarities and differences among six classes of animals—and two additional animal categories—are explained with the aid of simple rhymes and sophisticated art. Read full book review >
PRUDENCE THE PART-TIME COW by Jody Jensen Shaffer
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 13, 2017

"A well-meant effort, but not outstanding in its field…er pasture. (Picture book. 3-8)"
Prudence is not like the rest of the herd. Read full book review >
A FURRY FIASCO by Paul DuBois Jacobs
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 6, 2016

"The didactic plot is further hampered by exposition and too many characters to keep straight. (preview of next book) (Fiction/animal fantasy. 7-10)"
A misunderstanding at Animal Inn leads to anxiety. Read full book review >