Books by Todd McKie

A BUNNY IS FUNNY by Harriet Ziefert
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 2008

"Read it aloud for best effect; young children will name all the creatures with enthusiasm. (Picture book. 3-6)"
"There are birds with big beaks, / but not even a few can / hold as much fruit / as the beak of a toucan." Read full book review >
ROCKHEADS by Harriet Ziefert
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 26, 2004

"Beware: may cause rock-crafting urges in older siblings. (illustrator note) (Picture book. 2-4)"
Rocks with smaller-rock noses and painted-on eyes and mouths are nicely photographed and placed atop simply drawn bodies in this read-aloud for the nursery set. Read full book review >
LUNCHTIME FOR A PURPLE SNAKE by Harriet Ziefert
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 24, 2003

"An artist is born. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Ziefert and McKie (Egad Alligator!, 2002, etc.) team up again with a story about the creative process. Read full book review >
EGAD ALLIGATOR! by Harriet Ziefert
ANIMALS
Released: March 25, 2002

"A wonderful addition to any collection. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Little Gator doesn't feel tired, so he decides to go exploring instead of taking a nap. Read full book review >
FIRST HE MADE THE SUN by Harriet Ziefert
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2000

"Children will enjoy poring over the illustrations of all the critters in this gentle and unique introduction to the creation story. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Ziefert (Hats Off for the Fourth of July!, see below, etc.) draws from a traditional African-American folktale by the same title to invoke the creation story from Genesis. Read full book review >