Books by David Kirk

OH SO BRAVE DRAGON by David Kirk
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: May 13, 2014

"An engagingly subtle way to convey the power of friends in helping us face our fears, real or not. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A young, ruby-red dragon with emerald eyes explores the meanings of bravery and fear in this sequel to Oh So Tiny Bunny (2012). Read full book review >
CHILD OF VENGEANCE by David Kirk
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 12, 2013

"While not having the epic scope of Shogun, Kirk's novel is sure to be compared to Clavell's work in its superb depiction of samurai culture."
Kirk presents 17th-century Japan as a world imbued with stately rituals, unshakable principles and a rigid moral code. Read full book review >
OH SO TINY BUNNY by David Kirk
Released: Feb. 5, 2013

"Keep dreaming, little Oh So. You are oh so sweet. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A tiny bunny's nighttime flights of fancy soar straight up to the stars. Read full book review >
NOVA'S ARK by David Kirk
FICTION
Released: March 1, 1999

Kirk (Miss Spider's New Car, 1997, etc.) pens an incidental story—undeveloped, sentimental window-dressing—for brash metallic 3-D illustrations that may leave readers cold. Read full book review >

MISS SPIDER'S NEW CAR by David Kirk
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 1997

For Miss Spider's fans (Miss Spider's Wedding, 1995, etc.), another visit to the long-lashed, pointy-nosed arachnid and her garish, high-gloss world. Read full book review >

MISS SPIDER'S WEDDING by David Kirk
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 1995

On the heels of Miss Spider's Tea Party (1994) comes word of the arachnid's wedding. Read full book review >

MISS SPIDER'S TEA PARTY by David Kirk
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 1994

The photo-clear, crayon-bright illustrations of a handsome gold-and-black spider and the sensible insects that fear accepting her invitation are sure to attract bookstore buyers, and this story/counting-book (two beetles, three fireflies, etc.) with its happy ending of insects cheerfully sharing tea and cupcakes at Miss Spider's table while she munches violets may be as harmless as the evidently fictional species (Kirk is ``the leading authority on the rare and beautiful Arachne Vulgaris Florivora,'' confides the jacket). Read full book review >

IPAD BOOK APPS

Getting the little bugs of Miss Spider's Sunny Patch to sleep on time becomes a problem, so arachnid parents Miss Spider and Holley make a wishing web to keep track of bedtimes. Read full book review >