Books by Steve Light

HAVE YOU SEEN MY DRAGON? by Steve Light
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: April 8, 2014

"Lots for young readers to see and count. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A little boy has misplaced his pet dragon and must search for him all over the city, counting up from one dragon to 20 lanterns. Read full book review >
ZEPHYR TAKES FLIGHT by Steve Light
Released: Oct. 9, 2012

"Flighty fun. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Zephyr, a buoyant, gum-chewing lass obsessed with airplanes, achieves a fantastical flight—and gets home in time for breakfast—in this enjoyable romp. Read full book review >
TRAINS GO by Steve Light
Released: Feb. 1, 2012

"Sheer, fabulous power. (Board book. 1-3)"
There's more than just "choo-choo" along this track. Read full book review >
THE CHRISTMAS GIANT by Steve Light
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"The charming illustrations in pen and ink with pastels use exaggerated proportions to show the size of the giant and clever use of multiple panels to show the various creative processes. (Picture book. 3-7)"
An extra-tall format suits this whimsical story about a giant and a tiny elf who are special helpers for Santa at his North Pole workshop. Read full book review >
TRUCKS GO by Steve Light
THINGS THAT GO
Released: Nov. 1, 2008

"A rumbustious success in every way. (6 mos.-2)"
"The garbage truck goes, / burbaba burbaba burbaba / screech beep-beep-beep / crunch crunch / CRUNCH." Read full book review >
THE SHOEMAKER EXTRAORDINAIRE by Steve Light
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: March 1, 2003

"High marks for energy. (author's note) (Picture book. 7-8)"
Wildly terpsichorean collages, constructed from patterned cloth and paper cutouts decorated with bright paint and shoe-sole prints, illustrate this original tale of a clever itinerant cobbler and a nearsighted giant. Read full book review >
PUSS IN BOOTS by Steve Light
Kirkus Star
adapted by Steve Light, illustrated by Steve Light
Released: March 1, 2001

"This playful and rich adaptation, complete with a heroine who is male in most versions, is fresh and full of energy. (Picture book/fairy tale. 3-5)"
This collage adaptation of the old tale is alive with texture. Read full book review >