STAND ALONE TITLES
IN MY DREAMS IT RAINS IN COLOR
A 77 word picture book that explores the world of a young artist who shares his colorful dreams with the reader, the place in which he feels safe and able to explore his gifts. A fierce advocate for the centrality of art in children’s lives, this story encourages those who are exploring their artistic proclivities to let their imagination loose and draw inspiration and encouragement from everyday life; a permission especially resonant in a world finally ready to make space for each of our diverse experiences.
NOWHERE BETTER THAN HERE
A 166 word picture book written in loose rhyme, Nowhere Better Than Here takes a simple yet visually bright journey through the seasons, as seen and experienced by a toddler and his family living in the countryside, and welcoming a new baby into their lives. Follow Dad in his garden, Mom on her porch, and little brother safe in his basket as big brother teaches him everything he knows.
It’s mom birthday, and Zoma wants to make her a cake. She has a recipe, a whisk, a bowl, but she’s missing a few ingredients! What to do, what to do? She knows, she’ll make a game of it, and ask her neighbors! Around and around she goes, visiting old Mrs. Baker, and jolly Mr. Potts. A cup of flower there, two eggs, a box of sugar…it’s a scavenger cake and Zoma’s got everything she needs!
TEA TIME WITH DADDY
Even little babies have a favorite time of day and for this girl, its seven-thirty on the dot when Daddy gets home from work. They even have a special name for it – Tea Time With Daddy! This 56 word board book follows the sweet bath-time routine of Daddy and his toddler, from her excitement at his arrival, through their shared moments in the tub, and finally all clean and dreaming of the next tea time with Daddy.
THE ELEPHANT HOTEL
Despite the mystery of his birth and the improbability of his circumstances, Figaro, a full grown elephant about the size of a large cat, lives a life of luxury at the Ainsley Boutique Hotel. Figaro, who sleeps in a potted plant and bathes in en suite tubs, has a daily routine that makes him the pride and joy of each resident and guest alike. A quirky, 981 word count picture book with a lovable main character adored by all, The Elephant Hotel is sure to become your home away from home!
MY SISTER IS...
Three year old Andi has a new sister and she is many things – smelly, loud, and really funny too! Through the eyes of a spunky toddler, this 84 word picture book traces the bond of sisterhood back to the very start!
YOU STARTED AS A WISH
Let this sweet, 54 word, board book help you answer the time old question, "Mommy, where did I come from?" As we all know, the simple answer is, you started as a wish.
Inspired by the teachings of Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh, Zen Baby is a 124 word picture book revealing the connection between all things, simple as a breath of air or a breeze through the trees. Written in sparse poetics, Zen Baby evokes clear imagery while addressing the persistent illusion of separation.