Books by Karl James Mountford

SPACE TRAIN by Maudie Powell-Tuck
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2019

"A decent storyline and better-than-decent art show good intentions—but different ones, which find few if any points of connection. (Picture book. 6-8)"
A child and his grandma join forces to restore a very special train. Read full book review >
LAST STOP ON THE REINDEER EXPRESS by Maudie Powell-Tuck
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 9, 2018

"Mia recognizes that she's been given a special treat that doesn't come to all children whose loved ones live far away, which makes this title especially resonant for readers in her circumstance. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Mia makes a Christmas card to send to her faraway grandfather, although she's afraid it won't reach him in time. Read full book review >
MAURICE THE UNBEASTLY by Amy Dixon
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"An urbane take on the 'nice monster' theme. (Picture book. 6-8)"
A misfit monster comes into his own when the Abominable Academy for Brutish Beasts is invaded by a scary creature. Read full book review >
THE CROOKED SIXPENCE by Jennifer Bell
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 31, 2017

"An auspicious trilogy opener. (Fantasy. 9-12)"
Eleven-year-old Ivy and her brother Seb, 14, discover a surprising parallel world of uncommon objects and people when their grandmother is injured just after Christmas. Read full book review >