Book List in Order: 13 titles

  • Every day, children the world over sing, shout, and celebrate Mother Goose rhymes. And now there's a new reason to cheer: Nina Crews has added her own remarkable, jazzy style of illustration to a collection of forty-one favorite verses. Whether i...


  • A selection of haiku poems by the acclaimed 20th-century African-American writer stands as an accessible introduction to his work and reflects the timeless and ubiquitous realities of African-American youth. Illustrated by award-winning artist of The...


  • Jack receives beans as pay for a job he completes and lo and behold, those beans lead him up a beanstalk and into the company of giants! In her innovative photo-collage style, Nina Crews freshens up a beloved children's tale for today's young readers...


  • Playground songs and classroom songs, silly songs and sweet songs, wake-up songs and bedtime songs . . . Every day, children, parents, friends, brothers, and sisters sing songs to one another. Nina Crews brings her energetic style of illustrat...


  • Whether they’re trekking to a magical island to hunt dinosaurs or saving a city from destruction, Jack and his action figure Guy have exciting adventures. Sometimes, Jack’s little brother Gus joins them. When Guy gets caught in a branch while sky...


  • Jack loves to play with his action figure, Guy. When Jack finds a hole in the stairs of his house, he sends Guy in to take a look. What does Guy find? Jack can only guess, but Jack has problem to solve, how can he rescue Guy from the hole...


  • When a mischievous ghost suddenly comes to live in Jonathan's room, he tries to tell his family about his unusual guest, but they don't believe him and soon are blaming Jonathan for his visitors' bad behavior....



  • Listening to all the different sounds of the vehicles as they pass the house, Jonathan keeps himself entertained, but when he hears the rumble of the school bus, he becomes extra happy because he knows that his big sister has returned home from schoo...






  • Part magic, part mystery, and part adventure, a story follows Mariah and Joy who delight in their imaginative solution to a problem involving a crazy map, a monster, a giant, a deep dark forest, a helpful penguin, and an island covered in treasures....


  • The weather report says "Snow." Yet there is no sign of it on Monday, or on Tuesday or Wednesday or Thursday. But oh, when it comes, it is as thick and white and wonderful (and perfect for snowballs) as the exuberant young narrator dreamed. Young fan...



  • "An effervescent city child dances through a hot summer day until a thunderstorm brings welcome relief. Executed in collages made from color photographs, imaginatively redefined in unexpected juxtaposition....A wonderful concept book, grounded in ord...