Ivy and Bean book cover

"Ivy and Bean are irresistible."
Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"Will make readers giggle."
Booklist, starred review

"Just right for kids moving on from beginning readers."
Publishers Weekly, starred review

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Reader Praise for Ivy and Bean

"I spent yesterday's lunch hour outside in the sun with Ivy and Bean and I finished feeling all warm and happy—both from the sun and from these delightful girls." — Katie, librarian, Portland, OR

" [Ivy and Bean is] responsible for making my six year old daughter fall in love with reading! It is a treasure for kids and moms and dads and grandparents. My daughter loves Ivy and Bean and so do I and so does my 82 year-old mom, so thank you, thank you, thank you." — Carrie, San Mateo, CA

"I am reading Ivy and Bean to my daughter who is 6 and is just learning to read and we both love it. We can't wait for the 2nd one (and 3rd and 4th and more) to be released. It is such a fun book." — Jamie

"I loved this book because it was so FUNNY." —Andrea, age 7

"I loved how they were such different people but they grew to be best friends. My favorate [sic] part was when they turn Ivy into a witch." —Faith, age 9

"I have a sister that is 11 and I think that she thinks I am a pest and a pain too!" —Ally, age 9

" I liked this book a lot. The only thing I didn’t like was words like Tightwode [sic]." —Olivia, age 7

"I loved this book. The characters are so much more developed than in most easy readers." —Adam, North Carolina elementary school teacher


Reader Praise for Ivy and Bean and the Ghost That Had to Go Book 2

"Perfectly delightful. Ivy and Bean are perfect together!"—Mazie, Cover to Cover Books and Gifts, Tomahawk, WI

"I love this book because when thay [sic] throw worms at Nancy I laughed so hard I almost got tears of joy!"

—Audrey, Bainbridge Island, WA