review

Horn Book’s Lovely Review of TRUMAN!

I love when a reviewer so completely understands a book. Horn Book captures an element that many miss – that Truman’s journey parallels “a child’s own first journey into the unknown that is school.” Thank you, Julie Danielson for this lovely review! “Most picture books chronicling the first day of school focus on the small… Read more »

TRUMAN in the New York Times!

Walking to the store reminds me of my once “big city” life. And while today I heard no honking taxis or growling trash trucks or shrieking cars, I did buy a big city newspaper and a donut … because it’s not every day that a tiny urban tortoise makes his New York Times debut. Here’s… Read more »

Booklist Loves TRUMAN!

What a way to start the week! This review makes my heart sing. Oh, Booklist – Truman and I thank you! “’Truman was small, the size of a donut—a small donut—and every bit as sweet.’ So begins the utterly heartwarming story of a tortoise and his girl, Sarah. Truman lives on a windowsill overlooking the… Read more »