Five questions for Lois Ehlert
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom written by Bill Martin Jr and John Archambault, illus. by Lois Ehlert, Simon, 2–5 years.
Color Zoo by Lois Ehlert, Lippincott, 2–5 years.
Leaf Man by Lois Ehlert, Harcourt, 4–7 years.
The Scraps Book: Notes from a Colorful Life by Lois Ehlert, Simon/Beach Lane, 5–8 years.
Under My Nose by Lois Ehlert, Richard C. Owen, 6–9 years.
Hands by Lois Ehlert, Harcourt, 5–8 years.
Feathers for Lunch by Lois Ehlert, Harcourt, 4–7 years.
Snowballs by Lois Ehlert, Harcourt, 4–7 years.
Red Leaf, Yellow Leaf by Lois Ehlert, Harcourt, 4–7 years.
Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert, Harcourt, 4–7 years.
Lives lived large
Grandfather Gandhi by Arun Gandhi and Bethany Hegedus, illus. by Evan Turk, Atheneum, 4–7 years.
Dare the Wind written by Tracey Fern, illus. by Emily Arnold McCully, Farrar/Ferguson, 4–7 years.
The Noisy Paint Box: The Colors and Sounds of Kandinsky’s Abstract Art written by Barb Rosenstock, illus. by Mary GrandPré, Knopf, 4–7 years.
Benny Goodman & Teddy Wilson: Taking the Stage as the First Black-and-White Jazz Band in History written by Lesa Cline-Ransome, illus. by James E. Ransome, Holiday, 4–7 years.
Things that stop and go
My Bus by Byron Barton, Greenwillow, 2–4 years.
My Car by Byron Barton, Greenwillow, 2–4 years.
And the Cars Go… by William Bee, Candlewick, 3–6 years.
Go! Go! Go! Stop! by Charise Mericle Harper, Knopf, 3–6 years.
Everything Goes: By Sea by Brian Biggs, Balzer + Bray/HarperCollins, 3–7 years.
Flora and friends
Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures written by Kate DiCamillo, illus. by K. G. Campbell, Candlewick, 6–9 years.
Lulu’s Mysterious Mission written by Judith Viorst, illus. by Kevin Cornell, Atheneum, 6–9 years.
Ivy + Bean Take the Case [Ivy + Bean] written by Annie Barrows, illus. by Sophie Blackall, Chronicle, 6–9 years.
Operation Bunny [Wings & Co.] written by Sally Gardner, illus. by David Roberts, Holt, 8–11 years.
Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy written by Karen Foxlee, illus. by Yoko Tanaka, Knopf, 8–11 years.
Why We Took the Car by Wolfgang Herrndorf, trans. from the German by Tim Mohr, Scholastic/Levine, 12–15 years.
Swim That Rock by John Rocco and Jay Primiano, Candlewick, 12–15 years.
Sorry You’re Lost by Matt Blackstone, Farrar, 11–14 years.
There Will Be Bears by Ryan Gebhart, Candlewick, 12–14 years.
These titles were featured in the March 2014 issue of Notes from the Horn Book.