NEW from MacLaren-Cochrane Publishing in 2017 and 2018!
TOMMY TOE March 2017
GOOBER MAN Fall 2017
MR. BLUE Late 2017-2018
What kid doesn’t entertain visions of growing up to become something or somebody else? Careful consideration and reflection convinces Tommy that maybe it’s OK to be himself…but not before he cons his audience into believing that to be a tomato might be the way to grow up. Or possibly a potato? Illustrations by Makarand Desai.
Funny, funky and inspiring for youngsters who choke on the very thought of vegetables or anything green appearing on a dinner plate! Nobody questions the popularity of peanut butter, a favorite food for young and old and a staple in almost every pantry. And who wouldn’t welcome this midget as a culinary companion! Illustrations by Emily Wilson.
A mysterious mix of fantasy and fact in young Jonah’s portrayal of his dramatic encounter with a massive blue whale. He leaves us wondering, was this truly a dream? Mythical, imaginary or not, the experience leaves the boy with a profound fondness and respect For the enormous, benevolent sea creature. Indee, it shapes the way the Jonah will view and interact with whales for the rest of his life. The audience also learns tons about blue whale behavior and characteristics. Illustrations by Sibu Puthenveettil.
Gracie. Photo by P.F.
Peter Frazier and Gracie
Peter Frazier is a dedicated writer and accomplished photographer. He's also an avid birder and outdoorsman. For several years, Peter lived near the Pacific in Oregon, but family and the rugged Atlantic coast recently pulled him back to his favorite state of Rhode Island. He is very proud to be publishing not ONE, but THREE new picture books in 2017-2018!
Peter frequently sends us captivating photos from daily excursions and encounters, often inspiration for his books.