Books by Yara Kono

THREE BALLS OF WOOL by Henriqueta  Cristina
Released: Oct. 17, 2017

"A timely story of refugees and the strength of individuality over conformity. (foreword, maps) (Picture book. 5-8)"
For political refugees, bringing something from the old country, even something as simple as color, is a way of remembering and retaining roots. Read full book review >
LITTLE LAMB, HAVE YOU ANY WOOL? by Isabel Minhós Martins
Released: March 1, 2012

"A charming study in cooperation (but how did this amazing boy learn how to knit so prodigiously?). (Picture book. 3-6)"
What begins as an adaptation of the "Baa Baa Black Sheep" nursery rhyme becomes an exercise in sharing when a small boy asks a lamb to give him enough wool to knit a warm winter wardrobe. Read full book review >