Books by Talitha Shipman

FIRST SNOW by Nancy Viau
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2018

"A sweet suburban/rural contrast to the snowy day enjoyed by Peter in the city. (Picture book. 2-6)"
A brother and sister venture outside on a snowy day for some playtime with the neighborhood children. Read full book review >
APPLESAUCE DAY by Lisa  Amstutz
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2017

"Read this aloud to complement apple units or family trips to the orchard. (recipe, additional facts) (Picture book. 4-7)"
Family history reveals itself as applesauce is lovingly made from hand-picked fruit. Read full book review >
JUDAH MACCABEE GOES TO THE DOCTOR by Ann D. Koffsky
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2017

"A special shield provides courage on the battlefield and in the doctor's office. (author's note) (Picture book/religion. 3-6)"
Hanukkah heroism helps a little boy face his fears about getting an inoculation. Read full book review >
EVERYBODY SAYS SHALOM by Leslie Kimmelman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 27, 2015

"The sites are well-chosen and terrifically multicultural. (They include a shuk and a Baha'i shrine.) Readers may like them even better if they ignore the fragmented rhymes on top of the pictures. (Picture book. 3-7)"
This introduction to Israel is a book that can be read out of order. Read full book review >