Books by Karen Foxlee

LENNY'S BOOK OF EVERYTHING by Karen Foxlee
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 16, 2019

"Lyrical and emotionally complex, this coming-of-age tale explores 'all the giant things and all the great things' about family and growing up—unfortunately, it's done via the 'angelic sick kid' trope. (Historical fiction. 9-12)"
Foxlee's (A Most Magical Girl, 2016, etc.) latest is true to its title. Read full book review >
A MOST MAGICAL GIRL by Karen Foxlee
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 2, 2016

"Deliciously complex and convincingly detailed. (Historical fantasy. 9-13)"
A young Victorian girl is called to duty in a battle between witchy good and evil. Read full book review >
OPHELIA AND THE MARVELOUS BOY by Karen Foxlee
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 14, 2014

"A well-wrought, poignant and original reworking of Andersen's 'The Snow Queen.' (Fantasy. 8-12)"
Eleven-year-old Ophelia faces her fears to help a nameless boy imprisoned in a surreal museum by the evil Snow Queen in this contemporary fairy tale. Read full book review >
THE MIDNIGHT DRESS by Karen Foxlee
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 8, 2013

"Atmospheric, lyric and unexpected. (Mystery. 13 & up)"
A literary mystery with a Down Under flair. Read full book review >
THE ANATOMY OF WINGS by Karen Foxlee
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Feb. 10, 2009

Foxlee's debut novel (published in Australia in 2007) seeks answers to a sister's meaningless downfall and death on the cusp of adulthood. Read full book review >