Books by David Ives

CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"Still, this good-natured caricature is an improvement on predecessors such as Borat; Voss brings out the best in people, not the worst. (Fiction. 11-13)"
Vospop Vsklzwczdztwczky—Voss, for short—has smuggled himself to America from Slobovia in a freight container full of Cheez Puffs and tells his story in a series of letters to his friend Meero. Read full book review >
SCRIB by David Ives
ADVENTURE
Released: March 1, 2005

"Shoot-em-up action, young hero, character and language buffoonery—it's ready-made for a movie and brimming with ten-gallon fun. (Historical fiction. 10-15)"
Hitch up your jeans and saddle up for a rip-roarin' and -writin' escapade wild-west style with 16-year-old Billy Christmas, a letter writer whose life never lacks for adventure as he relates the exploits, letters and conversations he encounters in 1863. Read full book review >
MONSIEUR EEK by David Ives
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 23, 2001

"Silly names aside, like Steven Bauer's Cat of a Different Color or Paul Shipton's Mighty Skink (both 2000), this gleeful attack on human ignorance and narrow-mindedness will appeal more to adult readers than most children. (Fiction. 11-13)"
Playwright Ives doesn't stray far from his theatrical roots in this pointed tale of parochialism run amuck in a town not unlike Gotham or Chelm. Read full book review >