Books by Chris Oxlade

A JOURNEY THROUGH TRANSPORTATION by Chris Oxlade
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2017

"A spirited road trip over land and sea, through the air, into space, and a bit beyond the present day. (Informational picture book. 6-8)"
A quick ramble through the history of transport, from camels and chariots to driverless cars. Read full book review >
BE A SURVIVOR by Chris Oxlade
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2015

"Valuable skills and tips for safely enjoying the great outdoors wrapped in an easy-to-read, fun guide. (table of contents, glossary) (Informational picture book. 8-12)"
This entry and a companion in the Go Wild series encourage kids to get out in nature and give them some of the skills that will help them survive and enjoy their journeys. Read full book review >
ROBOTS by Chris Oxlade
by Chris Oxlade, illustrated by Peter Bull
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 16, 2014

"Substandard nonfiction series fare, aimed at a slightly older audience than the publisher's Kingfisher Young Knowledge entry on the topic (2003) but a clean miss. (Nonfiction. 8-10)"
This haphazard jumble of military, domestic, space, toy and industrial robots is unlikely to draw young technophiles for more than a quick once-over. Read full book review >
PLANES, TRAINS, AND AUTOMOBILES by Chris Oxlade
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 8, 2014

"Nevertheless, a valuable reference tool, a solid contribution to the literature of technology for teens and blissful eye candy for transportation enthusiasts. (Nonfiction. 6-14)"
This oversized book comprises not pages but a 6 1/2-foot-wide foldout poster, with illustrations of 100 iconic aircraft, spacecraft, trains, cars, bikes and boats. Read full book review >