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

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

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

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

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

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. Maggie's new assignment is to wiggle her hips, etc., at pill- popping underworld accountant Gordon Wexler, feed him a dose from her bottle of knockout drops, and pinch a computer diskette loaded with information about the money-laundering activities of Wexler's boss, Albert Magliocco (called ``Headache'' for his habit of decapitating business rivals). Read full book review >

GOODNESS GRACIOUS! by Phil Cummings
FICTION
Released: March 1, 1992

``Goodness gracious! Read full book review >