Books by Júlia Sardá

MARY POPPINS by P.L. Travers
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 23, 2018

"A delightful excursion into a timelessly magical world, eminently suitable for reading alone or aloud. (Fantasy. 7-10)"
A handsomely produced gift edition of the 1934 classic, undoubtedly timed to capitalize on the release of the upcoming film sequel, Mary Poppins Returns, in December 2018. Read full book review >
MARY WHO WROTE FRANKENSTEIN by Linda Bailey
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 28, 2018

"An exciting tale in its own right, this biography should prime readers for the original. (Picture book/biography. 6-10)"
One of a cluster of books celebrating the 200th anniversary of the publication of Frankenstein. Read full book review >
THE PROBLIM CHILDREN by Natalie Lloyd
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 6, 2018

"A promising, lighthearted beginning. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
When the Swampy Woods home of seven siblings is utterly destroyed, the children move to House Number Seven in Lost Cove—and neighbor Desdemona O'pinion tries her hardest to malign, evict, and separate the children. Read full book review >
ONE FUN DAY WITH LEWIS CARROLL by Kathleen Krull
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 9, 2018

"Thoughtful and evocative, this book will bring a score of new readers to Carroll's impressive work. (glossary, sources) (Picture book/biography. 3-7)"
Tumble down the rabbit hole into a wonderland filled with rhymes and whimsical wordplay. Read full book review >
THE TREASURE OF BARRACUDA by Llanos Campos
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 11, 2016

"The theme in this Spanish-to-English import is golden; the vessel, not particularly well-founded. (glossary) (Adventure. 10-12)"
The "map" to a fabled hoard turns out to be at least as much of a treasure as the piles of gold and gems to which it leads in this rumbustious pirate adventure. Read full book review >
THE LISZTS by Kyo Maclear
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 4, 2016

"Simply enchanting in all its quirks. (Picture book. 5-9)"
A family of list aficionados gets an unexpected guest in this offbeat tale. Read full book review >
THE MYSTERY OF THE CLOCKWORK SPARROW by Katherine Woodfine
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2016

"The first entry in an entertaining new girl detective series; here's hoping future volumes will develop both characterization and puzzles. (Mystery. 11-14)"
An Edwardian shopgirl, accused of a theft she didn't commit, solves the dastardly deed with the help of her new friends. Read full book review >
THE TROUBLE WITH TWINS by Kathryn Siebel
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 9, 2016

"Even readers without twins will identify with the universal truths of being a sibling. (Fiction. 8-12)"
If Lemony Snicket penned a story on twins it might be similar to this debut novel about the intriguing relationship between Arabella and Henrietta. Read full book review >