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Featured books by Mary Brigid Barrett

All Fall Down

By: Mary Brigid Barrett
Illustrated by: LeUyen Pham
Age Level: 0-3
Reading Level: Pre-Reader

From a bright tower made of blocks to a boisterous family playing a game of Ring Around the Rosie, there are many ways to join things together — and watch them tumble in a delightful heap! [Amazon]

Leaf Baby: Baby Seasons Board Books

By: Mary Brigid Barrett, Eve Chwast
Age Level: 0-3
Reading Level: Pre-Reader

Twirling like leaves. Flying on swings high in the air. Leaf Baby is off to the park for a fun-filled autumn day with Grandpa. The whimsical rhyming verse and vibrant illustrations will delight toddlers, parents, and grandparents alike as they share the fun of this magical season. [Amazon]

Our White House: Looking In, Looking Out

By: National Children's Book & Literacy Alliance, Mary Brigid Barrett
Age Level: 6-9
Reading Level: Independent Reader

Over 100 well-known authors and illustrators have provided pieces to this fascinating compendium about the White House. An introduction by historian David McCullough sets the stage for the varied offerings by diverse contributors. This handsome volume is ideal for sharing at home or in classrooms.

Our White House: Looking In, Looking Out

By: National Children's Book & Literacy Alliance, Mary Brigid Barrett
Age Level: 6-9
Reading Level: Independent Reader

From many voices and perspectives, over 100 authors and illustrators examine this multi-faceted American residence. American history comes alive for readers of all ages and with varying interests in this intriguing and unique compendium.

Pat-a-Cake

By: Mary Brigid Barrett
Illustrated by: LeUyen Pham
Age Level: 0-3
Reading Level: Pre-Reader

If you can pat a cake, why not a peach or a cold and bumpy pickle? How about a fuzzy caterpillar crawling on your knee? A well-known rhyme expands into a tactile exploration of a toddler’s world. [Amazon]

Shoebox Sam

By: Mary Brigid Barrett
Age Level: 3-6
Reading Level: Pre-Reader

Down at the corner of Magnolia and Vine, you'll find the shop of Shoebox Sam — where old shoes become like new again and anyone in need finds a friend. Delia and Jessie spend Saturdays with Shoebox Sam, helping him with customers, rich and poor. They learn about giving and caring, loving and sharing. Then one day, when a customer notices a prized pair of shoes, they uncover their greatest lesson of all. [Amazon]

Sing to the Stars

By: Mary Brigid Barrett
Illustrated by: Sandra Speidel
Age Level: 6-9
Reading Level: Beginning Reader

When Ephram becomes friends with a blind man in his neighborhood and finds out that Mr. Washington was a famous pianist who hasn't touched a piano for a long time, he resolves to get the man back on stage. [Amazon]

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