Books by David Clark

FRACTIONS IN DISGUISE by Edward Einhorn
Released: March 25, 2014

"No question—a large fraction of parents and teachers will be reaching for this. (Math picture book. 7-10)"
Not only tackling fractions, but simplifying them, this fills a need and thoroughly entertains. Read full book review >
HIGGINS HOLE by Kevin Boreen
Released: Feb. 1, 2012

"Steer clear. (Fantasy. 8-11)"
A middle-grade undersea fantasy angles to be a comical clambake but reels in only a damp debacle. Read full book review >
WHAT'S FOR DINNER? by Katherine B. Hauth
POETRY
Released: Feb. 1, 2011

"Delectable poetic lessons on the food chain designed to help young readers rather literally digest the natural world. (notes on scientific terms and animals discussed, further reading) (Picture book/poetry. 8 & up)"
The conclusion of this volume's title poem—"finding food / is not a joke. / Living things must eat / or croak"—with its blunt appraisal of the whey of the world per se, sets the tone of Hauth and Clark's graphic exploration of who eats what. Read full book review >
BOBBY BRAMBLE LOSES HIS BRAIN by Dave Keane
FICTION
Released: May 18, 2009

"Truly, a no-brainer. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Faint but distinct echoes of "Gingerbread Boy" resound through this tale of a young daredevil whose brain takes advantage of a headfirst fall to make a bid for freedom. Read full book review >
A VERY HAIRY SCARY STORY by Rick Walton
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 1, 2004

"The tale's repetition and the toothy monsters will tickle and titillate storytime crowds any time of year and will certainly find a place on the bibliotherapy shelf. (Picture book. 3-8)"
Sarah has stayed at Ann's house too late. Read full book review >
BUS-A-SAURUS BOP by Diane Z. Shore
FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 2003

"Not for the faint of heart, but perfect for readers with a taste for the offbeat and the playfully grotesque. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Cheerfully bizarre illustrations and energetic but inconsistent rhymes tell of the monster "bus-a-saurus" as he proceeds around town picking up schoolchildren. Read full book review >