Books by David Gale

CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1993

"A winning formula—in a gathering of tales that will leave readers more amused than frightened, and hoping for more. (Short Stories. 9-12)"
Lying amid the semiprecious stones of this collection are three genuine gems: Walter Dean Myers's hilarious story about a spectral visitor from the far future who steps out of a closet to ask about the poorly understood religion known as ``Hoops''; a satisfying tale from Barbara Ann Porte about a ghost who protects her family from a trio of menacing party crashers; and Janet Taylor Lisle's nape-prickler, ``Face in the Rafters,'' in which a young married couple is gleefully told the hour of their deaths. Read full book review >
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1992

"Not a bad collection—there are some nice moments and some thought- provoking ideas here—but that the wonderful title stirs up expectations that are liable to be disappointed. (Short stories. 9-13)"
Sixteen previously unpublished stories by well-known authors, grouped by topics (family, friends, school), with brief biographical statements about (and sometimes from) the contributors. Read full book review >