Mr. King’s Castle

After using materials from the hill where he and his forest friends live to turn his house into a castle, Mr. King realizes that he has lost his beautiful view and has destroyed his friends’ living spaces.

Ghost Hawk

At the end of a winter-long journey into manhood, Little Hawk returns to find his village decimated by a white man’s plague and soon, despite a fresh start, Little Hawk dies violently but his spirit remains trapped, seeing how his world changes.

See the review at WOW Review, Volume VI, Issue 3.

Enrique’s Journey

Enriques’s Journey is the true story of Enrique, a teenager from Honduras, who sets out on a journey, braving hardship and peril, to find his mother, who had no choice but to leave him when he was a child and go to the United States in search of work. Enrique’s story will bring to light the daily struggles of migrants, legal and otherwise, and the complicated choices they face simply trying to survive and provide for the basic needs of their families.

See the review at WOW Review, Volume VII, Issue 4.

Out the Window

This wordless board book consists of one double-sided, fan-folded page that opens out to reveal a unique bear’s-eye view of the world. Effective use of white space helps depict the initial journey, in contrast with energetic illustrations presenting an alternate view when the leaf is seen in reverse. A simple yet ingenious exploration of perspective.

Picture a Tree

This paean to trees, illustrated in expressive, detailed, and gestural plasticine, allows readers to imagine a tree—from its branches as a drawing in the sky to a tunnel, or the ocean, and anything in between. The background of each spread is textured and filled with birds, leaves, and planes.

Precocia: The Sixth Circle of Heck

Following sentencing in the court of Judge Judas, eleven-year-old Milton and his older sister Marlo find themselves in Precocia, the circle of Heck for kids that grow up too fast.

Scaredy Squirrel Has a Birthday Party

Lovable worrywart Scaredy Squirrel would rather celebrate his birthday alone quietly in the safety of his nut tree and avoid any pesky party animals. But despite his detailed plans, things get out of control when the party animals arrive.

 

Mister Dash and the Cupcake Calamity

When Madame Croissant decides to open a bakery, the baking world is thrown into turmoil. Daphne, Madame’s granddaughter, helps with Mayor Chester Field’s order for five hundred cupcakes.