Books by Vicki Jo Redenbaugh

PUG, SLUG, AND DOUG THE THUG by Carol Saller
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 4, 1994

"Still, a satisfying tall tale, and great fun to read aloud. (Picture book. 4-10)"
The eponymous characters here are villains; the heroes are ``A lone boy. Read full book review >
WHEN I'M ALONE by Carol Partridge Ochs
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 22, 1993

"In Redenbaugh's color-pencil art, too, the child is full of wholesome vigor, while the nicely characterized animals add to the humor, and Mom's indulgent skepticism helps bring the story to a satisfying close. (Picture book. 4-8)"
In descending numerical order, a little African-American girl describes the animals that make a mess while Mom's occupied in her study: ten rowdy aardvarks climbing into kitchen cupboards, nine sleepy lions in her bed, etc. It's all a bit predictable, with Ochs's verse rather obviously contrived to fill out the meter (not always successfully). Read full book review >