The Newest Review for Veronica Veetch Is In!


Our first review from a librarian herself, Sarah Kostin, declares:

“Featuring utterly charming and whimsical illustrations, Veronica Veetch is a Seussian frolic of dazzling, dancing, and unpredictable rhymes that is sure to delight young readers. With panache and aplomb, Veronica sorts out her friendship troubles in the most kindhearted and literary way. A nod to book lovers, readers, and librarians everywhere who often find their very best friends and adventures in the pages of books.” — Sarah Kostin, MLIS, Youth Services Librarian, Bud Werner Memorial Library

New review for “You’re Here!”

elephantA new review is in for the first book of our Year-by-Year board-book series, You’re Here!.

Kristin Ammerman of, a women-run blog, had this to say about You’re Here!, “…a sweet book perfect for baby showers. The colors are soft and the illustrations sublime.” You’re Here! was featured as #2 in Ammerman’s 7 Board Books Perfect for Baby Showers.


5,000 Reasons “We Read Together” Loves Veronica Veetch

we read togetherOur first review is in for the upcoming release of The 5,000 Friends of Veronica Veetch!!!

We Read Together, a children’s literacy organization focused on tutoring and programs for lower income students, proclaims that “[Veronica Veetch] has the sort of wonder that kids can only access in the world of words, and what’s even better, it encourages them to go and discover that magic again and again in new books.”

Read the full review here



Veronica Veetch Coming This September!

VeronicaVeetch_Cover_CoreSourceThe 5,000 Friends of Veronica Veetch is a full-color picture book for young, aspiring literary enthusiasts and old-hat bibliophiles. Join Veronica Veetch, a seemingly well-traveled, cultured, and precocious young girl, as she encounters some trouble when her classmates decide she is too snooty for them.

Have you ever wished to travel to Chile, learn to fence, or have tiramisu? Discover Veronica Veetch’s secret in this jaw-dropping story, as you remember to never judge a book by its cover. Grab a cup of tea as you come along for the adventure, and make new “friends” with Veronica Veetch.

The 5,000 Friends of Veronica Veetch is a new book by Jean Hanson. She has written essays and short stories for grown-ups, appearing in a multitude of magazines. A graduate of the Iowa Writers Workshop, she has been recognized with a Pushcart Prize nomination, the Hackney Prize, and many other accolades. Launie Parry, the illustrator, is an award-winning graphic designer whose work has brought many books to life. This is the first book she has both designed and illustrated. Both the author and illustrator reside in Colorado.

You can pre-order your autographed copy today from Bailiwick Press. Or if you want to peruse Bailiwick’s other fine publications, you can check out our store here!

Distributed by Legato Publishers Group, an affiliate of Publishers Group West; ISBN 978-1-934649-27-5; $17.95 USA; Juvenile Fiction (ages 4 to 8); hardcover (paper-over-board), 32 pages; 10” x 10”; color illustrations.


Goodnight Unicorn named a Summer Essential

Summer is just around the corner, and over at POPSUGAR. they’re already thinking of things to keep kids engaged during their break . Goodnight Unicorn made the list!Pick up your copy before school’s out!

Frog on a Blog Loves Goodnight Unicorn

Frog on a Blog says, “I enjoyed this book thoroughly, from the beautiful lyrical language to the bright, whimsical illustrations, depicting a myriad of mythical (and adorable) creatures, including fairies, trolls, gnomes, and more.”

Check out the full review here.

Goodnight Unicorn is Available Now!

Goodnight Unicorn is now available for purchase through Amazon! As always, you can purchase any book from Bailiwick Press through our store, here.

More Reviews for Goodnight Unicorn

The reviews are pouring in for Goodnight Unicorn. Here’s what people had to say:

“This is great for the youngest unicorn fans. It’s easy to read and gentle enough to fit as a bedtime story. And the illustrations fit into sweet dreams.” — Bookworm for Kids

“Lovers of unicorns will become lost in the story and will enjoy every minute” — Mrs. Mommy Booknerd’s Review

“To say this book was a hit would be an understatement. She adores this book.” — Pampered_Prepper

“A fun, lively tribute to a time-honored classic that is sure to please unicorn lovers.” — D. Vance

“The pictures are bright, vivid, and engaging. Even the bronies get a goodnight shout out!” — Ryan Starling

“This is the most adorable book that I’ve ever seen. I highly recommend this book to one and all, young and old.” — Theresa M. Studer

Looking for a Gift for Beer Lovers?

Goodnight Brew has made its way to a few different gift guides. Check out what people are saying:

” For adults who lover beer so much they want it as their bedtime story.” — Burning Brothers Brewing

“This parody may be the best beer gift ever.” — Gift Poet

“For any child who grew up ending every night with Goodnight Moon, you can still feel like a kid at heart —unlike your stomach, which is probably full of beer.” — The Daily Dot

Goodnight Brew is every beer lover’s dream” — The Mustache

Bailiwick Press has joined the Independent Book Publishers Association

“IBPA’s mission is to lead and serve the independent publishing community through advocacy, education, and tools for success.”