Books by Erwin Madrid

MY NEW TEAM by Ryan Howard
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 27, 2015

"Well-intentioned but not quite a home run. (Fiction. 7-9)"
Rhino loves everything about the game of baseball except the bully on his team. Read full book review >
MY YELLOW BALLOON by Tiffany  Papageorge
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2014

"An effective and moving approach to understanding sorrow that children should understand."
A young boy who loses his treasured balloon illustrates the stages of grief in this debut picture book. Read full book review >
RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER by Thea Feldman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 9, 2014

"Fans of the TV special will be drawn to this edition of the beloved story; others may want to check out the new interpretation of the original story by Robert L. May, publishing on Sept. 30, 2014. (Picture book. 4-8)"
The version of the holiday story that has been shown on television for the past 50 years is the basis for this interpretation of Rudolph's tale. Read full book review >
ROCKY ZANG IN THE AMAZING MR. MAGIC by Megan McDonald
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 11, 2014

"Fans tend to love things just the way they are, making this attempt to extend the brand down of questionable wisdom. (Early reader. 6-8)"
Judy Moody for new readers is a miss. Read full book review >
THE SCARY PLACES MAP BOOK by B.G. Hennessy
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2012

"Not particularly challenging—nor, since the settings are conventional enough that even younger children will probably find them familiar, particularly scary either. (Picture book. 7-9)"
In the same vein as the author's Once Upon a Time Map Book (1999 with foldouts; flat edition 2004), more map-reading practice in the guise of an ocean voyage and six tours of spooky landscapes or locales. Read full book review >
JUNIPER BERRY by M.P.  Kozlowsky
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2011

"Best left for only the most voracious chiller fans. (Horror. 9-12)"
Eleven-year-old Juniper Berry appears to have the perfect life. Read full book review >