Books by Craig Smith

HEATHER FELL IN THE WATER by Doug MacLeod
Released: May 1, 2013

"It's hard to say whether this might convince fearful children that the water is their friend, but its sly attitude is definitely amusing. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Young Heather experiences an interesting relationship with water in this slightly offbeat tale. Read full book review >
THE BASEBALL CARD KID by Adam Osterweil
FICTION
Released: March 1, 2009

"Time Warp Trio lite. (Fantasy. 9-11)"
The slapstick time-travel antics continue in this sequel to The Comic Book Kid (2001). Read full book review >
IF THE SHOE FITS by Krista Bell
FICTION
Released: July 1, 2008

"Likable characters—including a boy dancer whose father is also a dancer—a familiar setting and friendly illustrations on each page add up to a winner for the reader ready for a step beyond early readers. (Fiction. 6-9)"
Shy Cassie has the skills to make her dream of becoming a dancer come true. Read full book review >
CAT by Mike Dumbleton
by Mike Dumbleton, illustrated by Craig Smith
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2008

"Not for all tastes. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Dumbleton's extremely spare text follows the series of near misses Cat is involved in throughout the day and night. Read full book review >
THE WHISPER OF LEAVES by Craig Smith
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 27, 2002

"But his unwieldy debut stretches credibility at every turn."
A group of midwestern college students exploring remote Lues Creek Canyon discovers the corpse of a naked woman. Read full book review >
LADYSTINGER by Craig Smith
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: Aug. 31, 1992

"The movie sale promises Charade on uppers."
Likable con artist Maggie Rohrer gets yanked out of her round of routine scams rolling lecherous conventioneers in New Orleans for a Mission: Impossible scenario in Jamaica. Read full book review >
GOODNESS GRACIOUS! by Phil Cummings
FICTION
Released: March 1, 1992

``Goodness gracious! Read full book review >