Books by Ann Turnbull

FORGED IN THE FIRE by Ann Turnbull
FICTION
Released: April 1, 2007

"Lovely. (Historical fiction. 12-16)"
Three years have passed since Will and Susanna pledged their troth in No Shame, No Fear (2004), and now, at last, they make plans to marry. Read full book review >
ROOM FOR A STRANGER by Ann Turnbull
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 1996

"Turnbull (Too Tired, 1994, etc.) pens a solid coming-of-age story; although it's a foregone conclusion that the girls will become friends, it doesn't detract from a vibrant picture of preadolescent angst against the backdrop of war. (Fiction. 10-14)"
During WW II, Rhoda, 13, comes to live with the Dyers. Read full book review >
TOO TIRED by Ann Turnbull
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 1994

"An entertaining tale with an unobtrusive subtext and delectable art. (Picture book. 4-8)"
The sloths are on Noah's list but can't be bothered to come: ``Tomorrow,'' they mumble, going back to sleep. Read full book review >
SPEEDWELL by Ann Turnbull
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1992

"A striking jacket by Reg Cartwright will grab readers from the start. (Fiction. 10-12)"
Though set in an English country village, this is no tale of pastoral beauty. Read full book review >
THE TAPESTRY CATS by Ann Turnbull
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 1992

"A couple of gutters are unfortunately placed; otherwise, an attractive setting for an unusually amiable tale, told with a pleasing poetic lilt. (Picture book. 4-8)"
The princess has no playmates; worse, her mother answers every question for her. Read full book review >