Tag Archives: Emily Wegner

Emily’s Eighteen Aunts

Title: Emily’s Eighteen Aunts Author: Curtis Parkinson Illustrator: Andrea Wayne von Königlsöw Publisher: Stoddart Publishing Co, 2002 Pages: 30 Analysis: Emily’s Eighteen Aunts is about a little girl named Emily. All of her friends have aunts and uncles that go … Continue reading

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McDuff Goes to School

Title: McDuff Goes to School Author: Rosemary Wells Illustrator: Susan Jeffers Publisher: Hyperion Books, 2001 Pages: 24 Analysis: McDuff Goes to School is one of a series by Rosemary Wells about McDuff the dog. In this book, McDuff gets new … Continue reading

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Pinocchio the Boy

Title: Pinocchio the Boy Author: Lane Smith Illustrator: Lane Smith Publisher: Penguin Putnam Books, 2002 Pages: 39 Analysis: Pinocchio the Boy is an interesting take on the story of Pinocchio. In this version, Pinocchio saved Geppetto’s life, and the Blue … Continue reading

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Horton Hears a Who!

Title: Horton Hears a Who! Author: Dr. Seuss Illustrator: Dr. Seuss Publisher: Random House, 1954 Pages: 60 Analysis: Horton Hears a Who! is a picture book by Dr. Seuss about Horton the elephant who discovers a city called Whoville on … Continue reading

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When Africa Was Home

Title: When Africa Was Home Author: Karen Lynn Williams Illustrator: Floyd Cooper Publisher: Orchard Books, 1991 Pages: 29 When Africa Was Home is a beautiful story about a little boy named Peter who grew up in Africa. His parents are … Continue reading

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D.W. the Picky Eater

Title: D.W. the Picky Eater Author: Marc Brown Illustrator: Marc Brown Publisher: Marc Brown, 1995 Pages: 22 D.W. the Picky Eater is an Arthur book focusing on Arthur’s little sister, D.W. D.W. is an extremely picky eater, and after throwing … Continue reading

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A Birthday for Fances

Title: A Birthday for Frances Author: Russell Hoban Illustrator: Lillian Hoban Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers, 1968 Pages: 44 A Birthday for Frances is about Frances and her family. It is her little sister, Gloria’s, birthday, and Frances is not happy about … Continue reading

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Junie B., First Grader: Toothless Wonder

Title: Junie B., First Grader: Toothless Wonder Author: Barbara Park Illustrator: Denise Brunkus Publisher: Random House, 2002 Pages: 81 Analysis: Junie B., First Grader: Toothless Wonder is part of a series of new reader chapter books by Barbara Parks. In … Continue reading

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The Lorax

Title: The Lorax Author: Dr. Seuss Illustrator: Dr. Seuss Publisher: Random House, 1971 Pages: 62 The Lorax is a book about the environmental phenomenon known as Tragedy of the Commons. The Once-ler, who narrates the story, cut down the Truffula … Continue reading

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Madeline and the Cats of Rome

Title: Madeline and the Cats of Rome Author: John Bemelmans Marciano Illustrator: John Bemelmans Marciano Publisher: Penguin Group, 2008 Pages: 38 Madeline and the Cats of Rome is a story depicting one of the many adventures of Madeline and eleven … Continue reading

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