Books by Wendy Hartmann

THIS IS THE CHICK by Wendy Hartmann
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 20, 2017

"A definite hit. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A South African import with echoes of "Chicken Little" and other absurd chain-of-events tales. Read full book review >
THE AFRICAN ORCHESTRA by Wendy Hartmann
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 10, 2017

"A magical tour of the natural wonders of the African continent tied with a celebration of the cultural foundations of African people who mined these sounds to create beautiful music. (Picture book. 5-8)"
In simple and magical verse, Hartmann transports readers to the beautiful landscapes of Africa with a celebration of African music and instruments and the accompanying splendid natural sounds that birthed them. Read full book review >
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1997

"Pair it with Chris Raschka's The Blushful Hippopotamus (1996) for a story hour on dealing with overbearing siblings. (Picture book. 5-9)"
It's bedtime and Edward's older brother is attempting to scare Edward out of his pajamas. Read full book review >
ALL THE MAGIC IN THE WORLD by Wendy Hartmann
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1993

"In Daly's lively, beautifully composed illustrations, these exuberant black South Africans have little besides their sense of play and creativity; like Karen Williams's Gallimoto (1990), this simple story suggests that these are most important of all. (Picture book. 5-8)"
From South Africa, a gentle celebration of the power of the imagination. Read full book review >