Books by Susan Avishai

A VISIT TO THE BIG HOUSE by Oliver Butterworth
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1993

"Avishai's soberly realistic drawings are warm and sympathetic. (Fiction/Young Reader. 7-10)"
Rose (7) and Willie (5) are apprehensive: Dad has been in prison for a month, and Mom is taking them to see him for the first time. Read full book review >
SOPHIE AND THE SIDEWALK MAN by Stephanie S. Tolan
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1992

"Illustrations not seen. (Fiction. 7-10)"
An honest presentation of a contemporary problem, by an author who has explored moral issues with unusual insight in books for older children (A Good Courage, 1988). Read full book review >
BAT TIME by Ruth Horowitz
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 30, 1991

"A judiciously understated plea for this useful, misunderstood creature. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Horowitz's first book warmly depicts one family's unusual bedtime ritual: Leila looks forward to her favorite time of day- -after bath and book and before tucking in, when she and Daddy watch the wonderful bats come out for the night, whizzing through fascinating acrobatics as they capture mosquitoes and other insects. Read full book review >