The Adventures of Sophie Mouse

The Adventures of Sophie Mouse

written by Poppy Green illustrated by Jennifer A. Bell

With easy-to-read language and illustrations on almost every page, the Adventures of Sophie Mouse chapter books are perfect for beginning readers.

Books 1-15 are available now. More coming soon!

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Grandma’s Christmas Wishes

written by Holly Berry Byrd illustrated by Jennifer A. Bell

This sweet, lyrical story highlights all the warm wishes a grandma shares with her young grandchild leading up to Christmas. Told through adorable woodland creatures amidst a wintery forest landscape, little ones will love cozying up with grandma when reading this tender little holiday treasure.

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Love You More

written by Gary Urda illustrated by Jennifer A. Bell

In this heartwarming picture book, a mom and dad realize how much love their child has brought to their family.

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Little Wing Learns To Fly written by Calista Brill illustrated by Jennifer A. Bell

Little Wing Learns to Fly

written by Calista Brill illustrated by Jennifer A. Bell

No matter how hard Little Wing tries to fly, he always flops . . . until one day when his fluttering takes him above the clouds and far away—maybe too far away! Lost in the sky, Little Wing has to find his way home. But thanks to a special someone, he learns the importance of dragon rules. And with a helping wing to guide him, Little Wing can be flip, flop, fearless!

From HarperCollins.

ISBN: 9780062360335

“[Little Wing Learns to Fly] balances a child’s need for independence and the reasons for parental guidelines in a sweet, engaging way. …An entertaining and interactive read-aloud.”—School Library Journal


Safe in a Storm

written by Stephen Swinburne illustrated by Jennifer A. Bell

ISBN: 978-0545867924

In this comforting read-aloud story, all the animals find cozy places to keep them safe and warm, no matter how loud the storm rumbles or how dark the night gets. Next to their mothers, the baby animals are able to let go of their fears and fall asleep despite the storm.

"This encouraging story offers a hopeful view of the protective power of caring adults." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review

From Scholastic


When a Dad Says "I Love You"

written by Douglas Wood illustrated by Jennifer A. Bell

ISBN 978-0689875328

How do you like to hear “I love you”? This cozy picture book shows all the ways dads can say it best.

Available here from Simon & Schuster

When a Grandpa Says "I Love You"

written by Douglas Wood illustrated by Jennifer A. Bell

ISBN: 978-0-6898151-2-6

Discover all the wonderful ways grandfathers show grandchildren their love in this heartwarming companion to When a Dad Says “I Love You.”

Available here from Simon & Schuster


Toe Shoe Mouse

Written by Jan Carr illustrated by Jennifer A. Bell

Holiday House ISBN 9780823424061

After taking refuge in a grand old theater, a resourceful and endearing little mouse falls in love with dance, wins the heart of a ballerina -- and at last finds a welcoming home!

“This resourceful and enthusiastic little mouse captures the beauty and wonder of the world of ballet.”—School Library Journal


Rhoda's Rock Hunt

written by Molly Beth Griffin illustrated by Jennifer A. Bell

ISBN 978-0-87351-950-2

Minnesota Historical Society Press

Rock collectors will smile at her cairns and will be better able to leave behind beloved rocks.-Kirkus

“Quietly perceptive […] speaks to the importance of memories over materials.” - Publisher’s Weekly 



Little Cat's Luck

written by Marion Dane Bauer illustrated by Jennifer A. Bell

Beautifully told in verse, this heartwarming novel from Newberry Honor­–winner, Marion Dane Bauer, is a timeless, touching, and fulfilling story about finding your way home.

 “endearing tale…told with warmth and humor” (School Library Journal)

Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List for 2017-2018

Little Dog, Lost

written by Marion Dane Bauer illustrated by Jennifer A. Bell

Over the course of a summer thunderstorm and one chaotic town council meeting, these three characters cross paths and come together in a timeless tale ripe with emotions.

* "Wholly satisfying.... A perfect selection for pet lovers new to chapter books and anyone who just enjoys a cheerful dog story."--Kirkus Reviews, starred review

* “The rapid, immediate free verse will grab readers with first the longing and loneliness and then, on contrast, the boy and dog in bliss. Great for sharing with pet lovers.”--Booklist, starred review



My Pen Pal, Santa

My Pen Pal, Santa by Melissa Stanton illustrated by Jennifer A. Bell

ISBN: 978-0-375-86992-1

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Writing a letter to Santa is fairly simple; you make your case and list your hoped-for gifts. But if you're a hard-core fan like Ava, a letter to Santa is something entirely different. A simple New Year's note to the North Pole about some uneaten cookies kicks off a year-long correspondence between a young girl and the jolly guy in the red suit in this joyful epistolary picturebook. This holiday story is perfect for those who believe and those who remember the wonder of the season.

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Stella Batts Series

Stella Batts by Courtney Sheinmel illustrated by Jennifer A. Bell

From Sleeping Bear Press

Books 1-10 Available here

"Stella's voice is winsomely matter-of-fact and authentically age-appropriate. She deals with minor issues that many readers will immediately recognize... As in her other, now-numerous outings, Stella is a likable child; it's pleasant to spend time with her."


Miss You Like Crazy

Miss You Like Crazy by Pamela Hall illustrated by Jennifer A. Bell

ISBN:  978-1933718910

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Walnut and his mom agree that it would be fun if he could go to work with her, and they fantasize about the adventures they could share. Though it can't always happen, Walnut’s mother assures him that he is always on her mind, and together they find ways to have a physical presence for each other when at work or school. This light-hearted story provides parents an opportunity to reassure children on their importance in busy parents' lives.



Too Shy for Show-and-Tell

written by Beth Bracken illustrated by Jennifer A. Bell

Available from Capstone Press

*** Awarded the 2012 Eric Hoffer Grand Prize ***

 "Sam is so shy that nobody knows much about him, but when he must stand in front of his class for show-and-tell, he finds the courage to share."


The Little Bully

written by Beth Bracken illustrated by Jennifer A. Bell

Billy is a nice boy who likes school until he encounters a bully named Fred.

 Available here from Capstone Press



Big or Little

Big or Little by Kathy Stinson illustrated by Jennifer A. Bell

ISBN- 9781554516100

It can be tough sometimes, trying to igure out if you’re a little kid or a big one! This toddler book is the 3rd edition of this title, still in demand after 25yrs.

From Annick Press.