Tag Archives: Meghan Henwood

The Hat

Title The Hat Author Jan Brett Illustrator/Photographer Jan Brett Publisher and Year Scholastic, 1998 Number of pages: 28 Genre: Humorous Fiction Descriptive Annotation: The illustrations created by Jan Brett make this book truly special. In The Hat, a hedgehog, Hedgie, … Continue reading

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Hooway for Wodney Wat

Title Hooway for Wodney Wat Author Helen Lester Illustrator/Photographer Lynn Munsinger Publisher and Year Houghton Mifflin Company, 1999 Number of pages: 32 Genre: Fiction Descriptive Annotation: Rodney Rat is a rodent who cannot pronounce his r’s, therefore he is forced … Continue reading

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The Island

Title The Island Author Armin Greder Illustrator/Photographer Armin Greder Publisher and Year Patmos Verlag GmbH & Co, 2002 Number of pages: 30 Genre: Realistic Fiction Descriptive Annotation: One day, a man arrives at a foreign island by means of his … Continue reading

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The Lily Cupboard: A Story of the Holocaust

Title The Lily Cupboard: A Story of the Holocaust Author Shulamith Levey Oppenheim Illustrator/Photographer Ronald Himler Publisher and Year HarperTrophy, 1992 Number of pages: 28 Genre: Historical Fiction Descriptive Annotation: This story, illustrated with watercolor pictures, is told from the … Continue reading

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The Golden Goose

Title The Golden Goose Author The Brothers Grimm, retold by Uri Shulevitz Illustrator/Photographer Uri Shulevitz Publisher and Year HarperCollins, 1995 Number of pages: 28 Genre: Fairy Tale Descriptive Annotation: The Golden Goose tells the story of a young man who … Continue reading

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Katie’s Trunk

Title Katie’s Trunk Author Ann Turner Illustrator/Photographer Ron Himler Publisher and Year Macmillan Publishing Company, 1992 Number of pages: 28 Genre: Historical Fiction Descriptive Annotation: The illustrations in this book are done with watercolors and pencils, and help show what … Continue reading

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My Working Mom

Title My Working Mom Author Peter Glassman Illustrator/Photographer Tedd Arnold Publisher and Year William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1994 Number of pages: 30 Genre: Humorous Fiction Descriptive Annotation: My Working Mom tells the story of a young girl whose mother … Continue reading

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Smoky Night

Title Smoky Night Author Eve Bunting Illustrator/Photographer David Diaz Publisher and Year Harcourt Brace and Company, 1994 Number of pages: 28 Genre: Realistic Fiction Descriptive Annotation: The illustrations found in Smoky Night are done in dark acrylic paints. The text … Continue reading

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The Story of Johnny Appleseed

Title The Story of Johnny Appleseed Author Aliki Illustrator/Photographer Aliki Publisher and Year Simon & Schuster Inc., 1963 Number of pages: 31 Genre: Folk Tale Descriptive Annotation: The Story of Johnny Appleseed features simple drawings done with crayon and pencils. … Continue reading

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Star of Fear, Star of Hope

Title Star of Fear, Star of Hope Author Jo Hoestlandt Illustrator/Photographer Johanna Kang Publisher and Year Walker Publishing Company, Inc., 1995 Number of pages: 28 Genre: Historical Fiction Descriptive Annotation: The illustrations in Star of Fear, Star of Hope are … Continue reading

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