Beautifully illustrated in water color by Sara Ruhe, Starry's Haircut is a treasure for young readers.
Spring is in the air and it's time for Starry's first haircut. She wonders: Who will come to shear my coat? Will the haircut hurt? How different will I feel without my cozy wool?
Children will smile when they find out that getting a haircut isn’t so bad, even for a sheep!
"My children LOVED the story of Starry the Sheep and her haircut! The watercolor illustrations are adorable and whimsical, while the story about Starry is gentle, positive, and encouraging. Your child will enjoy Starry's self-discovery about having a haircut!"
~ Teri Barnwell, MD and Mother of Two
"Starry goes through a life change with her new haircut that in the beginning seems scary, but turns out to be wonderful! What a great way to help our kids through their own transitions."
~ Jennifer Hecker DuVal, Mother, Children’s Author and Psychotherapist
Starry Gets Lost
In this delightful sequel to Starry's Haircut, Starry the Sheep becomes confused and concerned when the school children leave to go on a field trip. When she decides to follow her friends, Starry soon discovers she is lost.
Young readers will relate to this endearing character as she experiences feelings of loneliness, fear, determination, and in the end, accomplishment and joy.
With delicate watercolors by Nikki Brzescinski, the tale of Starry Gets Lost is a gentle reminder not to give up hope, even when it appears all is lost.
“Starry Gets Lost is a sweet tale about the lure of curiosity and the comfort of being home. The story is an excellent prompt for an important discussion about what to do if a child ever finds himself feeling lonely or lost. What a reassuring message to kids that for all the adventures they may have, there's no place like home.”
~ Marie Twist, Elementary School Teacher
"The soft, smooth illustrations welcome us right into the pages with Starry as she takes a risk and heads out to find her friends. Starry's great adventure reminds us that there are many things to see, feel, hear, and touch out in the world but there’s nothing like coming home to the ones you love."
~ Miryam Lerma, Mother, Title 1 Reading Specialist
Up Up Up
When 10 animals are invited to a birthday party on the 10th floor, the elevator seems to be the best way up, up, up. But is it? This darling story about perseverance will delight the youngest readers and adults alike!
With adorable llustrations by author/illustrator Michael Hale, Up Up Up is a must-have for every children's book collection. For each copy sold, the publisher will give one to a child in need in Arizona. "Buy One, Give One!"
“The marriage between the simple text and the character-driven illustrations is what makes this a perfect choice for very young readers."
~ Michelle Parker-Rock, Author of the Authors Kids Love Series and Finding Out About Holidays Series