BOOKS BY JAN CARR
The books just keep on comin'!
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After taking refuge in a grand old theater, a resourceful and endearing little mouse falls in love with dance, wins the heart of a ballerina -- and at last finds a welcoming home!
This book is being featured on the merchandise tables at NYC Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Boston Ballet, and Pacific Northwest Ballet.
You're my little bundle bear.
Snap up, wrap up wooly wear.
We go here, there, everywhere
'Cause I love you!
Calling all budding grammarians! Greedy Apostrophe is on the loose!
"One punctuation mark, and one alone, refused to take the solemn Punctuation Mark Oath. And that was GREEDY APOSTROPHE!"
A perfect first book about
One heart on the bathroom mirror
One heart in a shoe
One heart by my mommy's mug
To tell her "I love you!"
There's a crocus!
Brave the chill
Down the hill
Gold as glitter
Round the tree
Rake a heap up
Run and leap up
Fall is frisky --
So are we!
"Keep your lights on the road," Big Truck tells Little Truck. But when Big Truck has to go into the shop for a repair, will Little Truck be able to drive to the Greenmarket in the big city -- all by himself?
For young truck lovers, and those who love them...
Attention, young scientists!
Take out your notebooks!
Beast is funny and furry --
and his behavior is definitely beastly.
What is the nature of this beast?
Now he's hanging from the chandelier!
'Manda's having a dark day until Aunt Ruby snuggles up and suggests she makes a list of things she loves. Guess who's top on 'Manda's list? She loves her Aunt Ruby!
The Elf's Rules for Union Square:
It was the eve of Valentine's Day.
Even the moon was celebrating.
Inside the coffee shop,
can Isadore win over Athena?
Once upon a time...
Mr. Porkpie wants to take Rosie's picture,
but Rosie feels all pig-wriggly.
She'd rather roll in the mud.
Uh oh! Get that pig!
Rosie's running hog-wild!
Novel for adults
"Carr is capable of great tenderness, and her playful, pun-filled voice is a delight." -- Starred Review Publishers Weekly