Books by Allan Drummond

NATURE
Released: March 1, 2011

An unidentified local inhabitant describes the process and some of the people responsible for the recent transformation of the Danish island of Samsø to energy self-sufficiency. His chatty narration is accompanied by loosely drawn ink-and-watercolor illustrations emphasizing the island's windy nature. Read full book review >
TIN LIZZIE by Allan Drummond
FICTION
Released: June 9, 2008

Bolstered by teeming galleries of cars old and new, Drummond both pays tribute to Henry Ford's Model T (a century old this year) and issues a challenge to readers. Read full book review >

BIOGRAPHY
Released: Sept. 1, 2005

Borden begins her spare, lyrical text with the Hamburg childhoods of her protagonists, Hans Augusto Reyersbach and Margarete Waldstein, who grew up to become H.A. and Margaret Rey. Read full book review >

THE FLYERS by Allan Drummond
ADVENTURE
Released: Sept. 6, 2003

An inventive and intriguing approach narrates the Wright brothers' historic flight on December 17, 2003. Read full book review >

LIBERTY! by Allan Drummond
FICTION
Released: April 3, 2002

On the day of its unveiling, the flag covering the Statue of Liberty's face was mistakenly lowered too soon; Drummond imagines how it happened. Read full book review >

CASEY JONES by Allan Drummond
FICTION
Released: March 23, 2001

Casey Jones, the King of the Iron Horse when the railroads ruled the land, gets polished to a hero's gleam in Drummond's rhymed telling of the stormy night he died. Read full book review >

THE WILLOW PATTERN STORY by Allan Drummond
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: Sept. 1, 1992

Told with restraint and ease, this book is about a romantic legend that haunts the ubiquitous pottery design. Read full book review >