Books by Bill Doyle

<i>TITANIC</i> by Bill Doyle
by Bill Doyle, illustrated by Sarah Sax
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 19, 2019

"Interactive adventure book full of historical facts—though not for the faint of heart. (Adventure/novelty. 10-13)"
Fear of death propels readers to escape the sinking Titanic in this doodle-your-own-adventure book. Read full book review >
ESCAPE FROM FUNLAND by Bill Doyle
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 11, 2017

"The opener offers hope that Doyle can do better than this forced effort to capitalize on a solid premise and main cast. (Fiction. 10-13)"
The Talaska family enters a contest to have their ramshackle house made over by a crew of amusement-park clowns. What could go wrong? Read full book review >
THE PRIZEWINNERS OF PIEDMONT PLACE by Bill Doyle
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 26, 2016

"The hero is really the entire family in this somewhat labored but cockle-warming series kickoff. (Fiction. 10-12)"
Eleven-year-old Cal resorts to extreme measures to rope his reluctant family into taking a chance to win a shopping spree in the local megastore. Read full book review >
DON'T OPEN BEFORE CHRISTMAS by Bill Doyle
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 4, 2012

"Seymour's home is one readers will want to visit again, but they can be thankful for now that reading this app doesn't require waiting until December 25th. (iPad storybook app. 3-8)"
Christmas gifts opened too early come to life and make mayhem in this quirky, lecture-free lesson on the virtue of patience. Read full book review >
ADVENTURE
Released: May 1, 2011

"Quick, clean fun; no crampons needed. (Action/adventure. 8 & up)"
An armchair-adventurer franchise goes to Everest. Read full book review >
ATTACK OF THE SHARK-HEADED ZOMBIE by Bill Doyle
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 26, 2011

"Fledgling readers will do better in the hands of Jim Benton's Franny K. Stein series or Bruce and Katherine Coville's Moongobble and Me books. (Horror. 8-10)"
Aimed straight at proto-Goosebumps fans, this formulaic series opener pits two 9-year-olds against a great white shark with legs. Read full book review >
MY DAD DRIVES A ROLLER COASTER CAR by Bill Doyle
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 31, 2011

"Hank's family is a blast, and so is this extremely well-designed app. (iPad storybook app. 3-10)"
Dynamic, motion-filled pages and a hip, retro visual style make for a fabulous ride. Read full book review >
NASH SMASHER by Bill Doyle
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 15, 2010

"Despite some clumsy versifying, as fine and fun a way as ever was to re-channel (temporarily, at least) the beast within. (iPad storybook app. 6-9)"
A destructive lad gets a proper outlet for his energies in a story app positively festooned with funny special effects and side business. Read full book review >