Books by Brendan Kearney

MISSION DEFROSTABLE by Josh Funk
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 4, 2018

"With frostbitten friends and witty word sets, this is a freezerful of fun. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Lady Pancake and Sir French Toast become action-adventure stars recruited to track down the villain who has frozen the fridge. Read full book review >
THE BIG EARTH BOOK by Mark Brake
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 21, 2017

"An almost savory assemblage that's spoiled by too many stale ingredients. (index, annotated bibliography) (Nonfiction. 10-13)"
A view of our planet and our place on it in terms of the four classical elements: earth, air, fire, and water. Read full book review >
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2017

"Unmeasured nonsense. (abbreviated table of conversions) (Nonfiction. 7-9)"
Introductions to select common units of length, mass/weight, and intensity. Read full book review >
THE CASE OF THE STINKY STENCH by Josh Funk
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 2, 2017

"Crisp writing, engaging illustrations, and sweets—this is a recipe worth keeping. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Lady Pancake and Sir French Toast return for another excursion through the hidden universe of the refrigerator. While the first book was all about competing, this title takes a U-turn and focuses on cooperation. Read full book review >
BERTIE WINGS IT! by Leslie Gorin
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 14, 2016

"A song with sour notes aplenty. (Picture book. 6-8)"
What sort of equipage does a young bird need to take that first flight? Read full book review >
LADY PANCAKE & SIR FRENCH TOAST by Josh Funk
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"Teachers and students alike will delight in this food fight. Who will be the winner? Readers will be hungry to find out. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A tale of "to-go" food that is good for you! Read full book review >
FLYING MACHINES by Nick Arnold
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2014

"Adequate from an informational standpoint: for hands-on engineering, a disappointing demonstration that less is less. (Informational novelty/kit. 8-10)"
A brief but lucid introduction to aerodynamics, kitted up with materials for five ultralightweight flying models. Read full book review >