Books by Tobi Tobias

SERENDIPITY by Tobi Tobias
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

"Caution: may inspire crankiness in some wordsmiths. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Tobias, who wrote the wondrous A World of Words (1998), disappoints in this one, which never actually defines the word with which it plays. Read full book review >
A WORLD OF WORDS by Tobi Tobias
Released: Sept. 1, 1998

"Book combines quotes about books by Kate Guess, Thomas Jefferson, and M.B. Goffstein with an illustration of a small girl in a bathtub boat; Opal Whiteley's and Seamus Heaney's quotations for Shadow face a rabbit father and child who are making people shadows on the wall. (Picture book. 5-10)"
With great imagination and finesse, Tobias and Malone rework the well-burnished components of an alphabet book and a quotation book into an eclectic whole. Read full book review >
POT LUCK by Tobi Tobias
Released: April 26, 1993

"A charming story, with spirited realistic dialogue that's especially entertaining read aloud. (Picture book. 4-8)"
When Sophie telephones, Gram urges her to come to dinner ``today''—but ``you'll have to take pot luck.'' Gram defines the term for Rachel, then (to Rachel's puzzlement) spends the day shopping, preparing a festive meal, and tidying the house. Read full book review >