Books by Alyson Waters

A KING ALONE by Jean Giono
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 30, 2019

"This immersive novel creates a memorably delirious sense of mystery, obsession, and altered perceptions."
Giono's novel tells a harrowing story of isolation and taut social interaction cloaked with ambiguous psychology and a growing sense of menace. Read full book review >
THE TIGER PRINCE by Chen Jiang Hong
Released: Oct. 23, 2018

"This richly illustrated tale is both emotionally compelling and thought-provoking, and its timely message of understanding and compassion will resonate with readers of all ages. (Picture book. 4-8)"
In this Chinese folktale, a tigress lashes out in grief and anger after her cubs have been killed by hunters, attacking several villages. Read full book review >
HIZNOBYUTI by Claude Ponti
Kirkus Star
by Claude Ponti, illustrated by Claude Ponti, translated by Alyson Waters
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 22, 2018

"Itzabyuti thruenthru. (Picture book. 7-10)"
An ugly monster sets out on a wonderfully strange journey of self-discovery. Read full book review >
MY VALLEY by Claude Ponti
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 7, 2017

"Like Poochie-Blue, visitors to the valley will be in no hurry to leave. (Picture book. 5-9)"
A mix of comical vignettes and broad vistas illustrates an account of the lives and misadventures of a clan of tiny Twims. Read full book review >
HENRI DUCHEMIN AND HIS SHADOWS by Emmanuel Bove
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 11, 2015

"An elegant translation of dark, brooding, and disturbing little narratives."
Shadows and shadow selves do indeed pervade the six stories in this collection, brought together in English for the first time. Read full book review >
CODA by René Belletto
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2011

"Fans of Paul Auster's brand of literary gamesmanship will recognize a kindred spirit here."
A very slim, very French novella about conspiracy, coincidence and mortality. Read full book review >