Books by Christine Ford

OCEAN’S CHILD by Christine Ford
ANIMALS
Released: May 12, 2009

"For family sharing, storytimes and individual browsing—lovely all around. (Picture book. 3-6)"
In deepening evening, a mother and baby, their fur-trimmed hoods glowing like halos, paddle through waters lit in turn by the setting sun, moon, stars and northern lights. Read full book review >
THE SOLDIERS’ NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS by Trish Holland
FICTION
Released: Sept. 12, 2006

"This will be popular with children who like brash superheroes, as well as with families and friends of those serving in the military. (Picture book. 5+)"
Using the familiar structure of the classic Christmas poem, Holland and Ford offer a witty parody that serves up a unique vision of a Santa who is very different from the traditional St. Read full book review >
SCOUT by Christine Ford
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: March 14, 2006

"Nonetheless, Ford shows considerable skill in distilling the messy complexity of grief and emotional renewal in poetry that often sings. (Fiction. 9-12)"
Her mother lost to cancer, 11-year-old Cecelia, aka "Scout," withstands a fresh trauma that triggers familial healing in this novel-in-verse. Read full book review >