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Picture books are empathy machines. Once a child is old enough to receive empathy, picture books keep generating more. If you want a kinder world, read kids picture books. Lots and lots of picture books. –Sue Ganz-Schmitt
★ "The life of Mary Myers takes flight in this captivating biographical picture book about a barrier-busting woman scientist...Stunning illustrations with intricate details follow the highs and lows—literally—of her life andcareer. Her story will inspire budding scientists to let their dreams carry them up, up, and away."
—Foreword Reviews, starred review
ARRIVING APRIL 16, 2024
★ "Loaded with information, this meticulously researched tale about one high-flying woman’s exploits will captivate readers; quotes from Mary/Carlotta are incorporated. The crisp ink illustrations are superb, beautifully capturing period details and settings; note some eye-popping typesetting creativity. This fascinating book flies high and definitely rises to the occasion."
—Kirkus Reviews, starred review
THAT MONSTER ON THE BLOCK
“This humorous, fast-paced story, narrated with clipped sentences, conveys an important, unsubtle message about the importance of accepting diversity…This entertaining tale about making new friends may also help readers conquer their fear of clowns.” —Kirkus Reviews
NOW I'M A BIRD
"Julianna tells her own tale in simple, accessible language that will warm readers to her plight...Metallinou's brightly hued illustrations lovingly convey Julianna’s emotions, with touches of humor and compassion." ―Kirkus Reviews
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