Picture Books

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The Snow Blew Inn

Holiday House
illustrated by Doug Cushman

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“Regan and Cushman pull readers into the story with strong atmospherics.  With simple prose and crisp but warm watercolors, they conjure up the ever-accumulating snow and guests.”  —Publishers Weekly

“A joyous look at generosity and hospitality as a snowstorm packs the Snow Blew Inn. This family’s hospitality is just what is needed on a cold, wintry day—heartwarming.” —Kirkus Review

“This fun read-aloud could be used to illustrate hospitality and compassion.  It’s a welcome addition to most collections—especially where seasonal books are in high demand.” —School Library Journal

“With its ready-to-read text and cast of delightfully drawn characters dressed in Dickensian outfits, this picture book makes for a bright offering, especially on a snowy day.” —Booklist

Oklahoma Book Award Finalist

Certificate of Excellence from the Cat Writers’ Association

Barnyard Slam

Holiday House
Illustrated by Paul Meisel

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“High-spirited, lighthearted barnyard banter.” —Kirkus, starred review

“A good read-aloud for inspiring young poets of all species.” —School Library Journal

“Regan’s parody specializes in terrible puns and broad humor, the kind young readers adore. Kids should find this more fun than a barrel of monkeys.” —Publishers Weekly

“Your Barnyard Slam is a romp and a half.  Farm animals will never be the same again.” —Lee Bennett Hopkins

New York Public Library’s “100 Titles for Reading and Sharing.”

Monster Baby

Clarion Books
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Illustrated by Doug Cushman

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“Lively images provide a sizable read-aloud, starring one huggable critter, extra-large.” —Kirkus Review

“Children will enjoy reading about Olly’s quick growth and faster learning—and watching the community embrace their new, hairy neighbor.”  —Kiss the Book, School Librarian Book Review Blog


Philomel Books for Young Readers
Illustrated by Dee Huxley

“An original for independent thinkers.” —Kirkus Review

“The well-developed premise and witty visual translation make this off-beat tale a delight to chance upon.” —Publishers Weekly

“A darn good yarn.” —Horn Book

“Regan has created an irresistible tot in the fearless, pajama-clad Chance.” —The Washington Post

Dear Dr. Sillybear

Henry Holt Books for Young Readers
Illustrated by Randy Cecil

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“Full of fun puns and ridiculous humor children will enjoy.  A good choice for one-to-one reading or story hours.” —School Library Journal

“The play on words is fun for children who can grasp the humor of not taking everything literally.” —Children’s Literature Review

The Thirteen Hours of Halloween

Albert Whitman
Illustrated by Lieve Baeten

“The audience will shriek and cackle with delight.” —School Library Journal

“Fun for the whole family. Neither the song nor the holiday will ever be the same.” —Children’s Literature Review

Oklahoma Book Award Finalist


Scholastic Cartwheel
Illustrated by Mary Morgan

Mom can fasten.
Mom can clip.
I can button.
I can zip.

American Booksellers “Pick of the List”

Children’s Book of the Month Club


Scholastic Cartwheel
Illustrated by Mary Morgan

Daddy kisses me goodnight,
tucks me in,
turns out the light.
Sleep tight.

Children’s Book of the Month Club