Books by Eileen Dunlop

THE GHOST BY THE SEA by Eileen Dunlop
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 1996

"Some heavy-handed foreshadowing—extraneous in a plot that gallops along as this one does—mars the story; otherwise, this is a real winner in the spook sweepstakes. (Fiction. 8-14)"
When Robin, 10, is sent to live with her grandmother while her critically injured brother is in the hospital, she soon finds that Granny's house, Culaloe, has a mysterious history. Read full book review >
TALES OF ST. PATRICK by Eileen Dunlop
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 15, 1996

"Nevertheless, this is an enjoyable read, and one that makes more human a somewhat venerable icon. (Folklore. 9-12)"
This fictionalized biography of the Irish saint is an odd amalgam of legends, a few available facts, and the author's own suppositions. Read full book review >
FINN'S SEARCH by Eileen Dunlop
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 15, 1994

"A lackluster story made annoying by the whiny Chris. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Chris Cooper and his parents have moved from Glasgow to a farm in Yett—right near the farm where Chris's friend Finn Lochlan (Finn's Island, 1992, etc.) lives with his father and grandmother. Read full book review >
GREEN WILLOW by Eileen Dunlop
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 15, 1993

"Too neat, perhaps, but it makes an entertaining yarn, with convincing characters and plenty of mystery and suspenseful incidents along the way. (Fiction. 10-14)"
From the author of The House on the Hill (1987, ALA Notable), a well-crafted ghost story. Read full book review >
FINN'S ISLAND by Eileen Dunlop
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 15, 1992

"Chris's mettle and Douglas's vulnerability- -these are thoughtfully developed people, and the meshing of their lives is both unusual and believable. (Fiction. 9-12)"
The author of the well-received House on the Hill (1987) presents another Scottish family coming to terms with its past. Read full book review >