Books by John Grandits

Released: July 1, 2011

"Worthy of being shelved next to Jon Scieszka's funniest. (Picture book. 6-12)"
Grandits' latest is a hilarious tongue-in-cheek look at the perils of riding the school bus. Read full book review >
THE TRAVEL GAME by John Grandits
Released: May 18, 2009

"A warm celebration of family and imagination. (author's note) (Picture book. 5-8)"
From his apartment above a mid-20th-century Buffalo, N.Y., tailor shop, young Tad describes his important role in his extended Polish-American family. Read full book review >
BLUE LIPSTICK by John Grandits
Released: April 16, 2007

"Necessarily lacking the startling originality of its predecessor, this is nevertheless a playfully worthy companion. (Poetry. 10+)"
After suffering indignities at the pen of little brother Robert (Technically, It's Not My Fault, 2004), big sister Jessie gets her chance. Read full book review >
Released: Oct. 18, 2004

"An exuberant celebration of wordplay that's certain to broaden kids' understanding and appreciation of the possibilities of poetry. (Poetry. 9-13)"
Eleven-year-old Robert expresses himself—emphatically—through this series of concrete poems that emphasize visual over linguistic imagery. Read full book review >