Synopses & Reviews
Elizabeth Brown doesnt like to play with dolls, and she doesnt like to skate. What she does like to do is read books. Lots of them, all the time. Over the years, her collection has grown to such enormous proportions that theres not even room in Elizabeths house for Elizabeth. The way she solves the problem will warm the hearts of book lovers, young and old.
“Reading has never looked quite so delicious.”—Booklist
“A story told in witty rhyme, about a bookish Elizabeth Brown, who . . . takes her greatest pleasures in life from her literary treats . . . This is a funny, heartwarming story about a quirky woman with a not-so-peculiar obsession. Cheers for Elizabeth Brown, a true patron of the arts.”—School Library Journal
“The author and illustrator have created [a] strong, independent, iconoclastic heroine . . . The illustrations of glorious piles of more and more books and of happy, red-headed Elizabeth Brown and a friend reading by the fire . . . depict the acme of utter bliss for bibliomaniacs.”—The Horn Book Magazine
“A joy to look at.”—The New York Times Book Review
This is a funny, heartwarming story about a quirky woman with a not-so-peculiar obsession. Cheers for Elizabeth Brown, a true patron of the arts.--"School Library Journal." Full color.
Meet an unforgettable bibliophile.
About the Author
Husband and wife duo Sarah Stewart and David Small have worked together on several picture books including The Friend and The Gardener, a Caldecott Honor book available from Square Fish. Ms. Stewart is an avid gardener and Mr. Small spends his time illustrating other children’s books, such as the 2001 Caldecott Medal winner So You Want to Be President?, by Judith St. George, and his latest book, When Dinosaurs Came with Everything, by Elise Broach.