Using gentle rhyme to enliven a child’s day, this picture book weaves us together on a journey leading to our community. We see and meet the host of people with varied names, colors, and kinds, embracing the storyteller, offering hope for children to move into a place where harmony trumps fear.
— Jonathan Kruk, Master Storyteller, author of Barkface and Rootnose
Published by Michelkin Publishing, due out early spring 2019
A child romps through the diversity of a year, joyfully meeting and greeting birds, beaches, colorful leaf piles, and snow as cool as peppermint for a full circle of seasons in this lyrical picture book appropriate for kindergarten aged children and older.
Glimmer, Sing of Sun!
Published by Spork, due out summer 2019
This companion book to 2017’s Shimmer, Songs of Night, bursts to sunny, bright adventures where vivid colors sprout, eagles are sky painters, days are strawberry-scented, and laughter and bird twitter sets the heart alight!
So You Want a Puppy?
Published by Handersen Books, due out 2019
A child celebrates love and learns what it means to have a puppy in the household through daily adventures, resulting in surprising both his parents and himself with a new request. This is the first one in a picture book series for ages 4 to 10.
A Hug For the World
Published by Clear Fork Publishing, March 2018
Raven's poems, Rainbow Alphabet and Family Love are included in this anthology of poetry and short stories for children.
Raven Howell joins other talented authors and illustrators as they celebrate a worldwide hug in a new anthology. All proceeds for the book are for victims of Hurricane Harvey.
Raven Howell's poems are whimsical, wise, and infused with a timeless sense of the joy and wonder of childhood. Both playful and profound, these poems are love-letters to Life, and remind us of the simple capacity for happiness that is our birthright.