Books by Sue Stainton

I LOVE CATS! by Sue Stainton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 26, 2017

"Feline fanatics will happily chant along. (Picture book. 2-7)"
Any cat will tell you, all cats are perfect! Read full book review >
I LOVE DOGS! by Sue Stainton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 31, 2014

"Pleasing pups and a vibrant illustration style make this a cheery story for preschoolers or for children just beginning to read on their own. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A little boy travels around a bustling, big-city park observing dogs of many varieties before finally acquiring a dog of his own. Read full book review >
CHRISTMAS MAGIC by Sue Stainton
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"Though the actual mystery is slight, the clever clues, simple language and attractive illustrations make this accessible to children just beginning to understand the concepts of mystery. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Younger children who like mysteries will enjoy searching for clues in this lighthearted Christmas mystery. Read full book review >
THE CHOCOLATE CAT by Sue Stainton
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"A short history of chocolate follows the story. (Picture book. 4-7)"
In a dull village famous for nothing, Cat lives with a grumpy chocolate maker. Read full book review >
I LOVE CATS by Sue Stainton
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2007

"The book does work as a joyous celebration of cats, and readers and listeners will find much to purr-posefully pore over. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Feline fans will certainly appreciate Mortimer's typically splendid and plush renderings of cats. Read full book review >
THE LIGHTHOUSE CAT by Sue Stainton
ADVENTURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2004

"A one-page author's note provides a history of the English lighthouse that stood for 127 years and inspired the story. (short bibliography) (Picture book. 4-7)"
This clever interweaving of two popular picture-book subjects, cats and lighthouses, is enlivened with Mortimer's gleaming illustrations, which literally shine here as the tale hinges on the reflective nature of cats' eyes. Read full book review >