Books by John Claude Bemis

THE WOODEN PRINCE by John Claude Bemis
Released: March 15, 2016

"Young readers will find this reimagined adventure an exhilarating and insightful journey, fresh despite its familiar bones. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
Pinocchio embarks on a journey to protect the magical island Abaton in Bemis' reimagining of this classic tale. Read full book review >
Released: May 22, 2012

"Compelling animal fantasy grounded in ecological warnings. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
A compassionate bear defies everything to save a boy from certain death in this original story blending creation myth with post-apocalyptic and animal-fantasy traditions. Read full book review >
THE WHITE CITY by John Claude Bemis
Released: Aug. 23, 2011

"With a plot as intricate as the Machine at its center and a page-turning pace, this unique, ambitious American fantasy comes to a satisfying end that would please even John Henry. (Steampunk. 9-12)"
With The Clockwork Dark series drawing to a close, author Bemis has saved the best for last. Read full book review >
THE WOLF TREE by John Claude Bemis
Released: Aug. 24, 2010

"Aspects of various cultures are woven together, giving the narrative a unique yet grounded flavor. (Steampunk. 9-12)"
Bemis continues to mine rich elements of folklore and tall tales in the second installment of the Clockwork Dark series. Read full book review >
THE NINE POUND HAMMER by John Claude Bemis
Released: Aug. 25, 2009

"Bemis successfully manages the large cast and achieves a balance between the tenor of the historical period and the tall-tale tone of the story. (Fantasy. 10-14)"
What's a brother to do? Read full book review >