Books by A.E. Cannon

SOPHIE'S FISH by A.E. Cannon
Released: March 15, 2012

"Visually offbeat and beautiful. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Transfixing artwork shows a boy's imagination running wild on the potential ramifications of pet sitting. Read full book review >
THE CHIHUAHUA CHASE by A.E. Cannon
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 2010

"Not the leader of the pack. (Fiction. 7-11)"
Fourth grader Addie May and her frenemy Teddy find more than they bargained for in the run-up to the big Chihuahua race downtown. Read full book review >
THE LOSER’S GUIDE TO LIFE AND LOVE by A.E. Cannon
FICTION
Released: July 1, 2008

"Mediocrity of storytelling aside, the romantic tension is palpable, there is a Shakespearean climax replete with costumes and kissing, and thus-inclined readers will find here at least a few hours of satisfying, if fleeting, romance. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
Ed not only has to wear a frilly tuxedo to his job at Reel Life Movies video and DVD rental, he's got a hand-me-down nametag. Read full book review >
LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL WITH PIRATE PETE AND PIRATE JOE by A.E. Cannon
ADVENTURE
Released: March 1, 2004

"Yos and Hos galore. (Easy reader. 6-8)"
CHARLOTTE’S ROSE by A.E. Cannon
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Sept. 10, 2002

"Pinpoint historical details never overwhelm the force of the story, emotions ring true throughout, and the large cast of characters comes vividly to life, none more than Charlotte, strong and lovely. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Cannon (On the Go with Pirate Pete and Pirate Joe, p. 650, etc.) returns after several years with an engrossing, detailed, thoroughly real story of faith, family, and community. Read full book review >
AMAZING GRACIE by A.E. Cannon
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Nov. 1, 1991

"Some of the minor characters (especially Pete) are too broadly drawn to be wholly believable; but Cannon finds sunshine even in the dim corners of Gracie's fears, presenting a clear-eyed heroine who manages not only to survive but to preserve her very fallible family. (Fiction. 12+)"
Gracie's woes are many: she's too practical to like her new stepfather Pete's get-rich-quick schemes; she wasn't told that they were moving to Salt Lake City until the last minute; she's saddled with the care of her new stepbrother, Sinjian. Read full book review >