Books by Alastair Heim and Complete Book Reviews

Alastair Heim, illus. by Sara Not. Clarion, $18.99 (40p) ISBN 978-1-328-80959-9
Christmas Eve excitement nearly gets the best of three children in this anticipatory holiday outing. An older child reminds two younger siblings of Christmas Eve’s primary rule: “There is no peeking at presents before Mommy and Daddy wake up.” But...
Alastair Heim, illus. by Alisa Coburn. Little Bee, $16.99 (32p) ISBN 978-1-4998-0536-9
A wily, larcenous fox with the suave moves of Cary Grant in To Catch a Thief embarks on a caper. Slipping through the open window of an elegant townhouse, he gives a jaunty greeting to every room and potential piece of plunder. “Hello, sofa. Hello,...
Alastair Heim, illus. by Alisa Coburn. Little Bee, $16.99 (32p) ISBN 978-1-4998-0174-3
Heim makes a promising picture book debut with a buoyant story that follows a father pig and his daughter through a busy day of activities. "When I say ‘Swing me,' you say ‘high.'/ ‘Swing me' ‘high.' ‘Swing me' ‘high!' " reads a typical passage....
Alastair Heim, illus. by Matt Hunt. Clarion, $17.99 (32p) ISBN 978-1-328-95782-5
An elephant protagonist refuses to abide the noisiness of his city in this picture book by Heim (Hello, Door). “Quiet down, I’m trying to sleep!” he shouts at the morning traffic outside his window, both the noise level and the elephant’s crankiness
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