A warm and tender welcome to the world!
 
In a gorgeous picture book that’s playfully sweet and visually captivating, New York Times bestselling author Melissa Marr and talented new illustrator Teagan White celebrate the many ways parents make their new babies feel at home.
 
The world can seem like a big, bewildering place for new babies—fortunately, their mamas know just how to soothe and comfort them. Through enchanting scenes portraying all kinds of mama animals looking out for their little ones, the mother in this story reassures her baby, and young children everywhere, that their caretakers will always love them and keep them safe. This beautiful picture book has the feel of a classic and its heartwarming premise should make it a family favorite.

“A lovely package.”—Kirkus Reviews
 
“Vintage-looking, pastoral prettiness.”—Publishers Weekly​

AMAZON listed it as a "Big Spring Book"!
B&N picked it as a "Top Picturebook" for the month.

Nancy Paulsen at Nancy Paulsen Books has acquired world rights to Wild Horses, by bestselling author Melissa Marr (Wicked Lovely; Bunny Roo, I Love You).


The photographic picture book, with story and photographs by the author, shows the magic and majesty of wild horses in the deserts of Arizona. Publication is scheduled for summer 2022; Merrilee Heifetz at Writers House negotiated the deal.

A loving mama has fun sharing the various animals her growing child resembles, in this delightful companion to Bunny Roo, I Love You.

When you touched the water, you squawked and splashed.
I thought you'd become a duckling, so I jumped in to play with you.

It's hard to keep up with an energetic toddler, and as an adoring mom tries to, she describes all the frisky young animals her little one reminds her of--from a hopping frog and a squirming snake, to her adorable cuddly bunny.

A dauntless lass and a hyperactive dragon learn to keep pace with each other as they forge a friendship.

Baby Dragon loves to swoop and soar through the kingdom, which can cause quite a stir. But one little girl is up for the challenge of spending the day with Baby Dragon, and the two embark upon an exciting journey through the kingdom, where they run and race and climb and explore--and eventually even take the time to relish a quiet moment. New York Times bestselling author Melissa Marr has crafted a rollicking story about how the best friendships expand our horizons in all kinds of ways!

BUNNy ROO & Other PictureBooks

Nancy Paulsen at Nancy Paulsen Books has acquired world rights to Unnamed Picturebook, by bestselling author Melissa Marr (Wicked Lovely; Bunny Roo, I Love You).


Publication is scheduled for 2023; Merrilee Heifetz at Writers House negotiated the deal.