Books by David Clark

JUST LIKE US! BIRDS by Bridget Heos
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 3, 2017

"Light entertainment—a laudable attempt to connect the animal world to our human one, but it relies too much on anthropomorphization to make its point. (Informational picture book. 5-8)"
Though different from humans in many ways, birds do many things people do. Read full book review >
FRACTIONS IN DISGUISE by Edward Einhorn
CHILDREN'S
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
CHILDREN'S
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 >
BOBBY BRAMBLE LOSES HIS BRAIN by Dave Keane
CHILDREN'S
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
CHILDREN'S
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 >