Books by Timothy Bush

ALL IN JUST ONE COOKIE by Susan E. Goodman
FOOD & COOKING
Released: June 1, 2006

"Shelve next to Marjorie Priceman's How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World (1994), and turn even more young gourmands into globetrotters. (Picture book/nonfiction. 6-8)"
Chocolate-chip cookies may come from Grandma's oven, but their ingredients come from all over the world, as a pair of exuberant animal researchers finds out. Read full book review >
JANEY AND THE FAMOUS AUTHOR by Mary Downing Hahn
FICTION
Released: Aug. 15, 2005

"A warm companion to Louise Borden's The Day Eddie Met the Author (2001) or Eve Bunting's My Special Day at Third Street School (2004). (Fiction. 7-9)"
A bookish child almost misses seeing her favorite writer in the whole wide world, in a wish-fulfillment tale that will turn any author groupie (or author, for that matter) green with envy. Read full book review >
TEDDY BEAR, TEDDY BEAR by Timothy Bush
MUSIC AND THE ARTS
Released: May 1, 2005

"Bush's refreshing take on this classic rhyme only enhances its timeless endurance and is a wonderful way to introduce a true favorite to the next generation of little bears. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Using only his vibrant illustrations, Bush creatively transforms the familiar rhyme about an active bear's day into a full-out adventure. Read full book review >
MY DAD’S JOB by Peter Glassman
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: May 1, 2003

"Silly, but fun. (Picture book. 5-9)"
A youngster listens to his dad talk about work each night and takes it too literally. Read full book review >
CHRISTMAS CRICKET by Eve Bunting
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 21, 2002

"The story can serve as simply a satisfying tale of an endearing insect who finds his way or, on a deeper level, as a parable of the faith journey. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Bunting (One Candle, below, etc.) shows her consummate talent as a storyteller in this simple but profound tale of a cricket who comes in from the cold to find warmth, light, companionship, and ultimately joy in his own little world. Read full book review >
MATH MAN by Teri Daniels
FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2001

Math Man might be a barrel of fun, but he's not going to be teaching readers much math. Read full book review >
BENJAMIN MCFADDEN AND THE ROBOT BABYSITTER by Timothy Bush
FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1998

"Order is restored in the nick of time; readers will share Benjamin's relief that the returning parents never suspect the chaos that reigned moments before. (Picture book. 5-8)"
In a futuristic tale from Bush (Three at Sea, 1994, etc.), Benjamin's parents go out for a night on the rings of Saturn, leaving him in the care of Babysitter, a robot who is preprogrammed for bedtime at 8:00, with no cookies, no milk, and no sense of humor. Read full book review >
THREE AT SEA by Timothy Bush
ADVENTURE
Released: Aug. 10, 1994

"A winner. (Picture book. 4-9)"
 Three rough-and-ready little boys are sporting on an inner tube when it drifts out to sea. Read full book review >
JAMES IN THE HOUSE OF AUNT PRUDENCE by Timothy Bush
FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1993

"A promising debut, with engagingly offbeat, childlike humor and a sure hand with the lively art. (Picture book. 4-8)"
 A young guest in the home of an elderly relative, wreaking havoc that's actually caused by animals that come alive from her precious artifacts, isn't new; still, Bush develops the idea imaginatively, with energetic drafting and a comic spirit that pleasantly recall the art of David Small. Read full book review >