Books by Jonathan Auxier

SWEEP by Jonathan Auxier
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 25, 2018

"As heartbreaking as bleak midwinter—and as hopeful as early spring. (author's note, historical note) (Historical fantasy. 8-12)"
A young chimney sweep gathers an unusual family around her in this bittersweet historical fantasy of love and loss. Read full book review >
SOPHIE QUIRE AND THE LAST STORYGUARD by Jonathan Auxier
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 5, 2016

"This novel should be in the hands of every human young enough at heart to be enchanted by the written word. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
Sophie is given an extraordinary book to repair, and with it comes all manner of magic and danger. Read full book review >
THE NIGHT GARDENER by Jonathan Auxier
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 20, 2014

"Lots of creepiness, memorable characters, a worthy message, Arrasmith's atmospheric drawings and touches of humor amid the horror make this cautionary tale one readers will not soon forget. (Fantasy. 10-14)"
Replete with engaging figurative language and literary allusions to works ranging from the Bible to Paradise Lost, Auxier's creepy Victorian ghost story is an allegory on greed and the power of stories. Read full book review >
PETER NIMBLE AND HIS FANTASTIC EYES by Jonathan Auxier
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2011

"Auxier has a juggler's dexterity with prose that makes this fantastical tale quicken the senses, even if it does bog down from time to time. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
What begins Dickensian turns Tolkien-esque in this quest replete with magic and mystery. Read full book review >