My Trade Books

Currently, ON GRANDPA'S FARM is the only book that is both in print and in stock, and can be easily ordered from the publisher (Houghton Mifflin), or a bookstore.
SLENDER ELLA AND HER FAIRY HOGFATHER (Bantam Doubleday Dell, 1999, ages 5-8, illus. by Sally Anne Lambert) is Ms. Sathre's most recent early chapter book.  Kirkus says "...Emerging readers will be delighted..."  From Booklist--"...will be popular both as a read-aloud picture book and an easy reader."  The Bulletin says "Sathre has a chipper and breezy style that keeps this oinking along."  Out of print. 
ON GRANDPA'S FARM, Sathre's most recent picture book (Houghton Mifflin, fall 1997, ages 3-8, illus. by Anne Hunter) is an American Bookseller "Pick of the Lists." The reviewer says "This is a wonderful book for a grandparent to share with a grandchild." Kirkus calls it "A quiet paean to the eternal rhythms of country life."
LEROY POTTS MEETS THE McCROOKS, Ms. Sathre's first early chapter book (Bantam Doubleday Dell, spring 1997, ages 5-8), received a Kirkus pointer. "...Sathre and illustrator Barnes-Murphy gather their considerable wit and trot out a tale that will flapdoodle and delight beginning readers." Booklist says "Readers will enjoy...the Wild West silliness about the fool who wins in the end."  Out of print. 
THREE KIND MICE is a picture book written for kids ages 3-8. (Harcourt Brace, 1997, illus. by Rodger Wilson) School Library Journal says "...the easy vocabulary and the strong clues from the...action-packed pictures make this a great choice for beginning readers." From Kirkus comes "...playful rhymes...gleeful story..." Publishers Weekly calls it "...a scrumptious choice for the preschool set.  Currently out of stock.
J.B. WIGGLEBOTTOM AND THE PARADE OF PETS, Ms. Sathre's first chapter book/novel (ages 7-11, Atheneum 1993), was an American Bookseller "Pick of the Lists," was on the Bank Street College "Best Books of 1993" list and was nominated for the South Carolina 1995-96 Children's Book Award. Booklist says "...A nicely paced story with realistically portrayed characters and cliff- hanging chapters just right for reading aloud."  Out of print.
MOUSE CHASE, a picture book, (Harcourt Brace, 1995, ages 3-8, illus. by Ward Schumaker) was an American Bookseller "Pick of the Lists." Kirkus calls it "...a lively mini adventure..." Publisher's Weekly calls it "...dynamic..." The Bulletin says "...a tense and elegantly presented plot... this selection will stand up to the repeated thumbings it's bound to receive."  SLJ says "...a good read-aloud choice." A Parents Magazine choice for Best Books of 1995.  Out of print.


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