Author of Books and Poems for Children

Author of Books and Poems for Children

Author of Books and Poems for Children Author of Books and Poems for Children

My Books for Children

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CHRISTMAS COOKIE DAY!

Written by Tara Knudson

Illustrated Pauline Siewert

Zonderkidz, October 2018


Christmas Cookie Day! celebrates the beloved tradition of making Christmas treats and even features a special Christmas cookie recipe for you and your child to create. The bright illustrations by Pauline Siewert and sweet, rhyming text by Tara Knudson are sure to capture the wonder of young readers and parents alike. Perfect for building new memories, this board book has a beautiful, glittery cover.


Excerpt from Christmas Cookie Day!:


Cookie day,

Time to bake,

Aprons on,

Lots to make!





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EASTER EGG DAY

Written by Tara Knudson

Illustrated by Pauline Siewert

Zonderkidz, February 2020


It’s time for Easter eggs—yellow, green, blue, and red! In Easter Egg Day, written  by Tara Knudson and illustrated by Pauline Siewert, kids will love watching how plain, white eggs turn to colorful zig-zags, stripes, and patterns as this board book celebrates the classic Easter family  tradition.


Easter Egg Day’s sweet read-aloud rhymes and bright illustrations are perfect for cherishing holiday memories—and making new ones! Parents and grandparents will love sharing this book with their little ones. It even has glitter on the front cover and a  recipe on the back to encourage readers to dye their own Easter eggs.


Excerpt from Easter Egg Day:


Neighbors, friends,
At the door,
Baskets held,
Eggs galore!




Kick up some leaves and some laughs this autumn with Fun Fall Day! The magic and splendor of fall co

FUN FALL DAY

Written by Tara Knudson

Illustrated by  Juliana Motzko

Zonderkidz, July 2020


Kick up some leaves and some laughs this autumn with Fun Fall Day! The magic and splendor of fall comes to life at the harvest fair, where  there’s a petting zoo, corn maze, pumpkin patch, and plenty of treats  for everyone! Fun Fall Day, with its bright illustrations, playful rhymed text, and touch and feel elements on every page, is perfect for building happy memories during this special time of year.

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VALENTINE'S DAY TREATS

Written by Tara Knudson

Illustrated by Pauline Siewert

Zonderkidz, December 2020



From sparkly cards to heart-shaped cakes to a party with friends, Valentine’s Day Treats captures the joy and fun of holiday traditions. The fun read-aloud rhymes and adorable illustrations are perfect for evoking favorite holiday memories and—with the included recipe to make your very  own heart-shaped cereal treats—creating new ones!


Excerpt from Valentine's Day Treats:



Stencils, stamps,
For designs-
Let's create,
Valentines!


Trace and paint,
Sparkly heart,
Cut and glue,
Works of art!