Katey Howes Author Page

The Newtown Bookshop is thrilled to be able to offer these wonderful signed Picture Books by one of our favorite Children's Authors, Katey Howes! 

We are so excited that Katey's new book, RISSY NO KISSIES will be available March 2021, you can preorder your copy now!

Katey is able to personalize any of her books to your little special someone!

Be sure to include who to personalize each book to in the comment section of your order. 

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Rissy No Kissies Cover Image
By Katey Howes, Jess Engle (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781541597983
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Carolrhoda Books (R) - March 2nd, 2021

A lovebird who doesn't like kisses? Rissy's friends and family wonder if she's sick, confused, or rude. But kisses make Rissy uncomfortable. Can one little lovebird show everyone that there's no one right way to show you care?


Be a Maker Cover Image
By Katey Howes, Elizabet Vukovic (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781512498028
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Carolrhoda Books (R) - March 5th, 2019

How many things can you make in a day? A tower, a friend, a change? Rhyme, repetition, and a few seemingly straightforward questions engage young readers in a discussion about the many things we make--and the ways we can make a difference in the world. This simple, layered story celebrates creativity through beautiful rhyming verse and vibrant illustrations with a timely message.


Magnolia Mudd and the Super Jumptastic Launcher Deluxe Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781454921745
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Sterling Children's Books - January 2nd, 2018

"Howe's text has just the right tone and is highly relatable, while Fabbretti's illustrations are comic book bold, funny, and capture myriad emotions. VERDICT A girl who loves inventing finds an unexpected ally in her uncle's bride-to-be. Fun text meets spot-on illustrations with a little learning thrown in--it's a winning combo. --School Library Journal


Grandmother Thorn Cover Image
By Katey Howes, Rebecca Hahn (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780991386697
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Ripple Grove Press - August 29th, 2017

Nominee:
2017 Cybils Award, Best Fiction Picture Book, Children's and Young Adult

Grandmother Thorn treasures her garden, where not a leaf, twig or pebble is allowed out of place. But when a persistent plant sprouts without her permission, Grandmother begins to unravel. “Her hair became as tangled as the vines on her fence. Her garden fell into disrepair.