Books by Tamara Petrosino

DOG POEMS by Dave Crawley
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2007

"The cartoon-style illustrations done in pen-and-ink and watercolor provide additional comic touches and show dog owners of varying ethnicities. (Poetry. 7-10)"
Crawley and Petrosino team up again for a sequel to their previous collaboration, Cat Poems (2005). Read full book review >
CAT POEMS by Dave Crawley
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2005

"I was a boy.' (Poetry. 6-9)"
"My cat can't read, can't read a word. / (To think he could would be absurd.) / Yet every time I read a book, / he scrambles up to take a look." Read full book review >
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2004

"Prudence may believe, but readers won't. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Paratore's tale of a skeptical child who learns to believe founders on art from an illustrator who doesn't seem to have read it. Read full book review >
ROCKY, THE CAT WHO BARKS by Donna Jo Napoli
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2001

"The five cats (mean mother Misha, curly-haired Cappuccino, longhaired Crystal Kitty, tiny Cally, and blue-eyed, blue-haired Latte) possess a variety of colors, shapes, and personalities, and shy little Rocky has a rascally charm of his own. (Picture books. 3-7)"
The prolific Napoli (Daughter of Venice, above, etc.) teams up with newcomer Kane for a humorous pet story about a small black-and-white dog, Rocky, trying to fit into a new family with two "little monsters" (very spoiled children) and five confident cats. Read full book review >