Books by Jeremy Holmes

THE EYE THAT NEVER SLEEPS by Marissa Moss
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 6, 2018

"Design flaws aside, a thorough and compelling introduction to Pinkerton's work. (Informational picture book. 6-9)"
In her second picture book about the Pinkertons (Kate Warne, Pinkerton Detective, 2017), Moss brings to light the agency's prevention of an early assassination attempt on Abraham Lincoln. Read full book review >
SECRETS OF THE DRAGON TOMB by Patrick Samphire
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 12, 2016

"A bit Tom Swift-meets-early Heinlein (though without most of the -isms of those dated classics), joyfully modernizing space pulp for a new audience. (Science fiction/steampunk. 10-12)"
What, ho! This classic boys' adventure on Mars has dastardly villains, dizzying feats of derring-do, and dragons. Read full book review >
GREAT BALL OF LIGHT by Evan Kuhlman
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 10, 2015

"Eerie and hopeful: family tragedy and reconciliation wrapped in a zombie encounter. (Fantasy. 10-14)"
When a lightning strike near the dead maple tree seems to produce a ball of lightning, Fiona and her twin are certain something extraordinary is at hand. Read full book review >
POEM-MOBILES by J. Patrick Lewis
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"Young readers will almost certainly be inspired to create their own wacky cars. (Picture book/poetry. 6-9)"
Limitless possibilities for future car designs are imagined in a collection of free-wheeling verses. Read full book review >
THE TEMPLETON TWINS MAKE A SCENE by Ellis Weiner
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 8, 2013

"Fans of wordplay will find much more to enjoy, especially with the return of the word-puzzle cryptics. (Fiction. 9-13)"
In this sequel to The Templeton Twins Have an Idea (2012), ingenious Abigail and John (though don't let the over-the-top narrator hear you use that descriptor unless you are referring to him) return for more hijinks and humor. Read full book review >
WHAT WE FOUND IN THE SOFA AND HOW IT SAVED THE WORLD by Henry Clark
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 2, 2013

"Puns and wordplay abound in this droll science-y/fantasy adventure that's sure to please...and is, one hopes, the first of many from Clark. (Humor. 9-14)"
Can a crayon save the world? Maybe with the help of a domino and a sofa…. Read full book review >
THE TEMPLETON TWINS HAVE AN IDEA by Ellis Weiner
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"Templeton Twins hidden in integrandfunction (5, 3). Read it to solve it! (Fiction. 9-13)"
The scene-hogging narrator steals the show in this clever series opener. Read full book review >