Books by Deborah Allwright

THE NIGHT PIRATES by Peter Harris
Released: June 1, 2013

"Avast! No treasure is safe from these diminutive daredevils of the deep. (Pop-up/picture book. 3-6)"
Large pop-ups and multilayered tableaux gas up an already effervescent tale of pirate adventure from 2006. Read full book review >
MARTHA, NO! by Edward Hardy
Released: March 13, 2012

"Still, a delicious tone and the perfect illustrator are sure to make this a beloved story in many a household (odd ending or no). (Picture book. 4-8)"
A sweet disposition combined with a penchant for mass destruction drives this sweet if mildly flawed tale of a nanny and her overly enthusiastic young charge. Read full book review >
DON'T READ THIS BOOK! by Jill Lewis
FANTASY
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"Lewis's playful premise has promise and some delicious moments but, in hitting the same comic notes over and over, fails to take flight. (Picture book. 4-7)"
The King hijacks a book...the very book in the reader's hands. Read full book review >
THE FOX IN THE DARK by Alison Green
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"Just right for a bedtime story. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Fear of the fox makes strange bedfellows. Read full book review >
DINOSAUR STARTS SCHOOL by Pamela Duncan Edwards
DINOSAURS
Released: March 1, 2009

"While most readers will recognize just who occupies which role in this small fear-buster, they'll be happy enough to let it unfold. (Picture book. 4-6)"
A series of what-ifs posits a timid stegosaurus whose little boy must guide him gently through the first day of school, defusing his anxiety at every step. Read full book review >
SHE’LL BE COMING ’ROUND THE MOUNTAIN by Jonathan Emmett
ANIMALS
Released: April 10, 2007

"Yee-Ha! (Picture book. 4-7)"
Sing along, dance along and follow the adventures of rootin' tootin' frontier Babe. Read full book review >
THE NIGHT PIRATES by Peter Harris
ADVENTURE
Released: March 1, 2006

"Pirate fans of both sexes will enjoy this rollicking, high-seas caper. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Harris's tale offers a swashbuckling adventure with a twist. Read full book review >