Books by Sue Hendra

KEITH THE CAT WITH THE MAGIC HAT by Sue Hendra
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 8, 2018

"A silly romp that does some subtly hard lifting. (Picture book. 2-7)"
Ice cream cone…or magic hat? Read full book review >
NORMAN THE SLUG WITH THE SILLY SHELL by Sue Hendra
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 12, 2017

"The common desire to fit in gets a silly, if not particularly clever or well-knit, take. (Picture book. 5-7)"
A slug with shell envy finds a worthy surrogate—and then something even better. Read full book review >
THE NEW PUPPY by Lynn Maslen Kertell
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2012

"Brand-new readers need very easy stories with familiar situations that they can read over and over. The Bob Books still deliver, even if they don't have much pizzazz. (Early reader. 4-6)"
The Bob Books, long a staple in little square boxed sets for preschoolers, are now available in an early-reader format. Read full book review >
BARRY THE FISH WITH FINGERS by Sue Hendra
ANIMALS
Released: June 8, 2010

The fish in the sea are bored. Read full book review >
MONSTERS DON’T EAT BROCCOLI by Barbara Jean Hicks
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 11, 2009

"A fine serving for storytime. (Picture book. 2-5)"
"Fum, foe, fie, fee, monsters don't eat broccoli," but it turns out that they do eat all of the other things depicted on Hendra's opening endpapers, and more: wheels, ships, boulders, buildings and rockets. Read full book review >
OLIVER'S WOOD by Sue Hendra
ANIMALS
Released: July 1, 1996

"Gouache illustrations look much like linoleum prints—blocks of bright colors, mainly blue and ocher— and the chubby animals, with their bulging white eyes, are undeniably friendly territory. (Picture book. 2-4)"
Oliver, an owl, stays up past his bedtime at the end of one night and sees something he has never seen before—the sun. Read full book review >