Books by Ann Arnold

ADVENTURE
Released: Nov. 4, 2008

"Steller, a remarkable person and scientist, is well worth learning about, but unfortunately this does not provide a compelling introduction. (appendix, timeline, notes, source notes, bibliography; index [not seen]) (Nonfiction. 12 & up)"
Names of people, places and too many other details overwhelm this biography of naturalist Georg Steller. Read full book review >
THE ADVENTUROUS CHEF: ALEXIS SOYER by Ann Arnold
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 19, 2002

"The excitement of food and food preparation set in a historical context radiates from every page; middle-grade readers and those ready for a biography of a totally unique individual, irreplaceable by all accounts, will be fascinated. (Biography. 8-12)"
The illustrator of the splendid Fanny at Chez Panisse (1997) offers a fascinating pictorial biography of an engaging personality, the French chef Alexis Soyer. Read full book review >
FIREHORSE MAX by Sara London
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 30, 1997

"Fluid line-and-watercolor illustrations complement the story by conjuring up the entire community and depicting Max in action in the old-fashioned streets. (Picture book. 3-7)"
When Grandpa Lev's horse, Bubba, gets too old to pull his wagon, the elderly peddler has a problem. Read full book review >