Swine Lake

10 best books like Swine Lake (James Marshall): Royal Holiday, In the Night Kitchen, Higglety Pigglety Pop! or There Must Be More to Life, A Hole is to Dig, Outside Over There, Brundibar, The Jefferson Key, The Emperor's Tomb, The Very Impatient Caterpillar, Japanese Haiku

Royal Holiday
AuthorJasmine Guillory
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Proposal and “rising star in the romance genre” (Entertainment Weekly) comes a dazzling new novel about a spontaneous holiday vacation that turns into an unforgettable romance.

Vivian Forest has been out of the country a grand total of...
In the Night Kitchen
AuthorMaurice Sendak

I have a confession to make, goodreads. You might want to sit down.

Higglety Pigglety Pop! or There Must Be More to Life
AuthorMaurice Sendak
‘A daring imagination has woven a simple rhyme into a brilliantly original tale [about Jennie, the Sealyham terrier, who seeks Experience and becomes the star of the World Mother Goose Theatre].' 'H. ‘Superb fantasy.' 'BL. Notable Children's Books of 1967 (ALA)
1968 Fanfare Honor List (H)
A Hole is to Dig
AuthorRuth Krauss
A wonderful book with humorous definitions for words. A dog is to kiss is a wonderful double page showing children with their dog friends, there are some beautiful illustrations of dogs accompanying children in their play throughout the book. Sendaks illustrations are wonderful and the illustrations...
Outside Over There
AuthorMaurice Sendak
this is the only thing my summer class was useful for: it tipped me off that this book existed. for future reference, if there are books that exist that were the source material for childhood favorite movies of mine, i need to be informed. in a timely manner. not twenty years later, thats just humiliating....
AuthorTony Kushner
This is a story based off an opera, I don’t know the opera being sourced. 2 children find their mother sick and the doctor tells them to run to town and buy milk. They have no money. They are in town and the milkman will not give them milk.

The 2 look around and see an organ grinder and monkey singing...
The Jefferson Key
AuthorSteve Berry
Four United States presidents have been assassinated -- in 1865, 1881, 1901, and 1963 -- each murder seemingly unrelated and separated by time.But what if those presidents were all killed for the same reason: a clause in the United States Constitution -- contained within Article 1, Section 8 -- that...
The Emperor's Tomb
AuthorSteve Berry
The tomb of China’s First Emperor, guarded by an underground army of terra-cotta warriors, has remained sealed for more than 2,000 years. Though it’s regarded as one of the greatest archaeological sites in the world, the Chinese government won’t allow anyone to open it. Why? That question...
The Very Impatient Caterpillar
AuthorRoss Burach
HEY! What are you guys doing?

We're going to metamorphosize.


Transform into butterflies.

Right. Right. I knew that...

WAIT?! You're telling me I can become a BUTTERFLY?


With wings?


Japanese Haiku
AuthorMatsuo Bashō
Step into a series of dazzling, funny, melancholy, and joyous moments with this collection of haiku masterworks. Beloved translator Peter Beilenson’s goal was twofold: to craft a book of haiku accessible to anyone, and to render his best guess at what the poets would have written in English. His...
How Many Kisses Do You Want Tonight?
AuthorVarsha Bajaj
So precious & delightful! The illustrations are beautiful and it's a perfect end to the day ❤.
Fancy Nancy: Spectacular Spectacles
AuthorJane O'Connor
This addition to the Fancy Nancy I Can Read series from New York Times bestselling team Jane O’Connor and Robin Preiss Glasser is sure to delight young readers everywhere!

Nancy thinks that Bree's new glasses are simply spectacular. After all, they are lavender. They are glittery. And best...
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