Books by Bill Wallace

THAT DOGGONE CALF by Bill Wallace
ADVENTURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2009

"The disruptive newcomer is a plot device the authors have used before; purchase where their other books are popular. (Fantasy. 9-12)"
Hoss is boss dog on the farm, responsible for the safety of both cows and four-year-old Ann, but a new bull calf challenges his authority. Read full book review >
THE DOG WHO THOUGHT HE WAS SANTA by Bill Wallace
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 15, 2007

"This is a homespun tale with a hint of Christianity that extols the essence of Christmas, loyalty and familial love, dog included. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Though the title is a tad misleading, this is a story of a loving, down-on-their-luck family with an extraordinary dog. Read full book review >
NO DOGS ALLOWED! by Bill Wallace
ANIMALS
Released: June 15, 2004

"Despite some didactic text and conversation and phrasing too grown-up for the characters delivering them, cunningly told. (Fiction. 8-9)"
As far back as she can remember, her grandparent's horse has been her secret delight, refuge, and confidant, but when it dies, eight-year-old Kristine feels off balance, and instead of grieving, creates an emotional distance to protect herself from further hurt. Read full book review >
THE MEANEST HOUND AROUND by Carol Wallace
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2003

"Gently written with a sweetness that does not give way to saccharinity, this will find a home in any dog-lover's heart. (Fiction. 7-10)"
Fluffy, sweet, and well-bred, Freddy find himself suddenly homeless when his boy's father decides to dump him out in the woods far from home. Read full book review >
GOOSED! by Bill Wallace
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 15, 2002

"Rogers's accurately detailed drawings, replete with smiles and close-ups of the exuberant pup, capture not only the semi-rural setting, but the engagingly doggy spirit of this upbeat animal tale. (Fiction. 10-12)"
A dog's settled, comfortable life gets a nip in the nether parts after a puppy's sudden arrival. Read full book review >
UPCHUCK AND THE ROTTEN WILLY by Bill Wallace
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 1998

"As it should, friendship overcomes all; despite the unnecessarily pandering title, the book has a gentle message that comes through without treacle. (b&w illustrations, not seen) (Fiction. 8-12)"
From Wallace (True Friends, 1994, etc.), a tale of interspecies friendship. Read full book review >
TRUE FRIENDS by Bill Wallace
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 15, 1994

"A clumsy little novel. (Fiction. 9-12)"
Courtney Brown is on top of the world—she's best friends with the sixth grade's most popular girl, she's been chosen as a cheerleader, and her chilly stepmother is beginning to seem sympathetic. Read full book review >