Eve Bunting

Eve Bunting has written more than two hundred books for young readers, including The Baby Shower, The Wedding, and Smoky Night, the winner of the 1995 Caldecott Medal. Her books are often about important social issues. Born in Ireland, she now lives in California.

  • The Cart That Carried Martin

    By Eve Bunting

    Illustrated by Don Tate

    Read by Sean Crisden

    A touching tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr. and his lasting legacy.

    Three Stars. "The Cart That Carried Martin is full of realistic details...this is recommended.” - Video Librarian

    Released Tue Nov 05 00:00:00 UTC 2013
    English, Unabridged

  • Washday

    By Eve Bunting

    Illustrated by Brad Sneed

    Read by Elizabeth Cottle

    Lizzie helps her grandma on washday in this celebration of tradition and hard work.

    “This gentle glimpse into times gone by will resonate with audiences who may be unfamiliar with just how labor-intensive laundry day used to be, and it will pair well with social studies units focusing on life in the late 1800s.” - School Library Journal (video review)

    Released Tue Dec 23 00:00:00 UTC 2014
    English, Unabridged

  • Washday

    By Eve Bunting

    Read by Elizabeth Cottle

    Lizzie helps her grandma on washday in this celebration of tradition and hard work.

    "Narrator Elizabeth Cottle is fabulous, especially as a slightly raspy grandma. This sweet snapshot of simpler (though not easier!) times will be enjoyed by all." - School Library Journal (audio review)

    Released Tue Dec 23 00:00:00 UTC 2014
    English, Unabridged

  • Forbidden

    By Eve Bunting

    Read by Alison Larkin

    Orphan Josie is bound to find out the secrets of the new Scottish village she's been sent live in.

    "The gloomy mood, established from the very moment Josie arrives at the estate, is sustained throughout, infusing each scene with a creeping dread...An excellent introduction to the gothic genre and a satisfyingly eerie read." - School Library Journal

    Released Tue Dec 01 00:00:00 UTC 2015
    English, Unabridged

  • Yard Sale

    By Eve Bunting

    Illustrated by Lauren Castillo

    Read by Susie Berneis

    It’s hard to let go of things—but what counts more is having each other.

    "While the topic is an extremely tough one, Bunting tackles it with her usual grace and poise. The clear and concise writing is a wonderful choice for the subject matter...A vital purchase for collections everywhere." - School Library Journal, Starred Review

    Released Tue Apr 18 00:00:00 UTC 2017
    English, Unabridged