George Shannon

Books by This Author

Rabbit's Gift

Illustrated by: Laura Dronzek
Age Level: 0-3

Rabbit's generosity sets off a chain of events that brings his kindness full circle. The lush and accessible acrylic paintings suggest the Chinese folktale upon which the retelling is based. A note at the end supports the notion of universal truth in folktales.

Stories to Solve: Folktales from Around the World

Illustrated by: Peter Sis
Age Level: 6-9

As this book shows, brain teasers are popular everywhere! The short tales, riddles, and more are from many different countries. Readers try to figure out how the solution was found. The answers are provided and some are even embedded in decorative black and white line drawings.

Tippy-Toe, Chick, Go!

Illustrated by: Laura Dronzek
Age Level: 0-3

Can the youngest chick solve the problem and help the family get to their tasty meal of potato bugs and beans? Of course, for only she can run tippy-toe around the fierce — but leashed — dog! Young children will appreciate the youngest chick’s success in this brightly illustrated tale.

White Is for Blueberry

Illustrated by: Laura Dronzek
Age Level: 3-6

When is “pink for crow…”? When it has “just hatched from its egg.” Vibrant, uncluttered paintings accompany the straightforward text to explore different ways of looking at things and prove that blueberries can be white!

Who Put the Cookies in the Cookie Jar?

Illustrated by: Julie Paschkis
Age Level: 3-6

The ingredients needed to make cookies launch a journey around the world to find out who contributed what from different parts of the world. Rhyming couplets and cheery illustrations reminiscent of folk art combine to answer the question posed as a title.