Books by Ann Kronheimer

THE GOLDEN GOOSE by Dick King-Smith
ANIMALS
Released: March 8, 2005

"Aside from a fox's brief and fatal walk-on, there isn't much tension in the plot, but readers in search of farmyard tales featuring naturalistically rendered animals, good-hearted humans, hints of magic and, for good measure, a whiff of metaphor, will come away happy. (Fiction. 9-11)"
A failing farmer's fortune changes when Joy, literally, comes into his life. Read full book review >
MYSTERIOUS MISS SLADE by Dick King-Smith
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 2000

"The climactic bits give shape to the story, but it hardly needs it: with a donkey to ride, plenty of playful dogs and cats, and a neverending supply of chips and cookies, Maggie makes a neighbor almost any child would love to have. (Fiction. 10-12)"
The author of Spider Sparrow (2000) again looks to society's margins, chronicling the growth of an unlikely friendship between a seedy, solitary septuagenarian and a newly arrived young family. Read full book review >