Books by Andrew Joyner

DUCK AND HIPPO GIVE THANKS by Jonathan London
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 21, 2018

"Empty calories. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Hippo dreams of "a good, old-fashioned Thanksgiving." Read full book review >
THE PINK HAT by Andrew Joyner
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 26, 2017

"This pink hat's tale won't inform young feminists in great detail, but its light take on a social movement could spark conversation. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Pink hats emerged as a cultural phenomenon in early 2017, as the Women's March on Washington and in locations nationwide drew widespread attention. Read full book review >
BEAR MAKE DEN by Jane Godwin
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 15, 2017

"Book need grammar. (Picture book. 3-5)"
A bear makes a den a home. Read full book review >
DUCK AND HIPPO LOST AND FOUND  by Jonathan London
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 15, 2017

"This agreeable tale is the second Duck and Hippo story; more would be welcome. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Duck, Hippo, and three friends celebrate the end of summer with a picnic. Read full book review >
GARCIA & COLETTE GO EXPLORING by Hannah Barnaby
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 20, 2017

"Telling one story well is enough of a challenge, but this book perfectly balances two stories and the characters within them, adding up to more than the sum. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A rabbit and a fox who are close friends decide to take trips to space and under the sea, separated by distance but in perfect harmony. Read full book review >
WHAT'S THE MATTER, AUNTY MAY? by Peter Friend
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2013

"Mildly amusing the first time through, there is not much more to get during repeated readings. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Eloise meets the Cat in the Hat in this rhymed story of a boy who "helps" his beleaguered relative tidy up. Read full book review >
BORIS SEES THE LIGHT by Andrew Joyner
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2013

"Attractive, slyly humorous illustrations, simple text and a related craft included at the end all serve to make this a welcome addition to collections for beginning readers. (Early reader. 4-7)"
In his fourth outing for emergent readers, Boris, a warthog, shares a camping misadventure with his two friends, Frederick and Alice. Read full book review >
BORIS GETS A LIZARD by Andrew Joyner
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2013

"A fun romp with an anthropomorphized swine will leave beginning readers 'hog wild' at their accomplishments. (Early reader. 5-7)"
Boris, an ugly but somehow truly winsome warthog, is back for another outing. Read full book review >
BORIS ON THE MOVE by Andrew Joyner
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2013

"The brief text and a chapter format both make this a manageable and entertaining accomplishment for most young readers as well as an amusing listening experience for those not quite able to tackle it alone. (Early reader. 4-7)"
An early reader shaped just like a chapter book: What's not to love? Read full book review >