Books by Joe Sutphin

MONSTER'S TRUCKS by Rebecca Van Slyke
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 3, 2020

"Is there a monster at the end of this book or a monster reading this book? Your call. (Picture book. 2-4)"
Three picture-book trends collide when monster books meet interactive books meet construction books. Read full book review >
RAFFIE ON THE RUN by Jacqueline Resnick
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 13, 2018

"A great selection for readers in search of a fun animal fantasy. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
A small rat with a big heart makes his way from Brooklyn to Central Park West to bring his little brother home. Read full book review >
WORD OF MOUSE by James Patterson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 12, 2016

"With smart witticisms to launch each quick-paced chapter, Isaiah is truly a mouse that roars. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
Prolific Patterson and frequent collaborator Grabenstein offer this charming tale of Isaiah, a blue (yes—bright blue!) mouse, and his effort to break his family out of a very bad place. Read full book review >
GORILLA TACTICS by Sheila Grau
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2016

"Another smart, funny romp featuring a notably diverse cast headed by a minion who's looking more and more like a hero. (map) (Fantasy. 11-13)"
Little does Runt Higgins suspect that keeping his hard-won place in the Junior Henchman Training Program will not only require battling bullies and giant gorillas, but rescuing undercover librarians and putting on a fashion show. Read full book review >
DR. CRITCHLORE'S SCHOOL FOR MINIONS by Sheila Grau
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 21, 2015

"A droll addition to the magical school genre, worthy of a seat toward the front of the (Harry) Potter-wagon. (pictorial cast list) (Fantasy. 11-13)"
Will assaults from within and without close a renowned school for minions—leaving the Evil Overlords of the world to draw from rival schools? Read full book review >