As 2009 quickly comes to a close Roaring Brook Press titles have been receiving glowing reviews from various media outlets. A couple of our titles have been placed on Amazon.com's Editor's Choice list Kirkus Reviews Best of 2009 list, and The New York Public Library 2009 Top Titles for Reading and Sharing.
A Board Book based off the New York Times Bestseller
It's a Little Book
Now in Diapers!
For the youngest of readers who still prefer to chew on a book rather than read it,It's a Little Book asks what a book is for–Is it for chewing? Is it for wearing?–and answers the question in a warm and charming way.
Grandpa Green wasn't always a gardener. He was a farmboy and a kid with chickenpox and a soldier and, most of all, an artist. In this captivating new picture book, readers follow Grandpa Green's great-grandson into a garden he created, a fantastic world where memories are handed down in the fanciful shapes of topiary trees and imagination recreates things forgotten.
A greedy Bad Kitty didn't get all the presents she wanted for Christmas, but after she goes on a Christmas caper across town and through three alphabets, she makes a new friend, finds an old friend, and learns the true meaning of Christmas. Or not.
Mr. Prickles was not a particularly friendly fellow. He was tough to get close to . . . because he was a porcupine. “You're not cute like us,” said Raccoon. “Or cuddly like us,” said Chipmunk. “Or playful like us,” said Skunk. “I am,” said Mr. Prickles. “On the inside.”
It's time to elect a new president of the Neighborhood Cat Coalition! Who will win the election? The candidate chosen by the kitties on the right side of the street or the candidate chosed by the kitties on the left side of the street? When election time rolls around, one candidate (guess who?) will discover that she never bothered to register to vote and the entire election will be decided by a surprise, last minute absentee ballot sent by Old Kitty.