Book Reviews and Awards

Awards for Stripes of All Types:

  • Parents' Choice Silver Honor Award
  • NSTA/CBC Outstanding Science Trade Book for Children
  • California Reading Association Eureka! Nonfiction Children's Book Gold Award
  • American Library Association Notable Children's Book nominee
  • Capitol Choices Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens nominee
  • Charlotte Zolotow Award Committee -- Highly Commended Book

What Reviewers are saying about Stripes of All Types:

"A lovely, interactive exploration of stripes ... a feast for the eyes." Kirkus Reviews

"An excellent nature book." Parents' Choice

"Simple, lilting rhymes and enticing action verbs spotlight critters in their natural habitats. Unique and striking designs ..." School Library Journal

Carefully crafted illustrations and lyrical text." PBS Reading Rockets

"Kids will eat up all the information, unaware they have just devoured a lesson on wild animals." Kid Lit Reviews

"This science concept book is appropriate for early readers not only to look at the stripes themselves but how patterns work in nature as well. Placed in their natural habitats, Stockdale has created captivating illustrations." International Reading Association

"This visually stunning picture book ... incorporates art, poetry and science all into one highly attractive package." Growing with Science

"A fun, informative book that will grab early readers' attention even while it teaches them lessons about animals all across the globe." Kids' Books Central

Additional books by Susan Stockdale

• Some Sleep Standing Up
• Nature's Paintbrush
• Carry Me! Animal Babies On the Move
• Fabulous Fishes
• Bring On the Birds
• Spectacular Spots – scheduled to be published in 2015


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