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


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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 1-10 are available now. More coming soon!

Learn more at Simon & Schuster


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

Available here

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.

Visit www.MyPenPalSanta.com to learn more!