Books by Karl Newsom Edwards

STEWART'S BEST PEN by Stephen W. Martin
Released: Dec. 11, 2018

"A cute ode to the written word and the joy of having a favorite pen and pal. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Almost everyone has a best friend, but the truly lucky among us find a best pen. Read full book review >
Released: May 22, 2018

"With remarkably appealing spiders showing energy and emotion on every page, this clever, well-paced story is sure to appeal to children with a taste for zany, self-referential humor. (Picture book. 5-8)"
A gigantic spider saves their itsy-bitsy friends in this hilarious twist on an old fingerplay. Read full book review >
POISON by Sarah Albee
Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"A compelling, entertaining, and informative introduction to a sinister aspect of human history. (timeline, glossary, resources, notes, bibliography) (Nonfiction. 10-14)"
The roles poisons have played in history from ancient times to the present are presented in this frequently ghoulish, occasionally cheeky chronicle. Read full book review >
I GOT A NEW FRIEND by Karl Newsom Edwards
Released: May 23, 2017

"Totally, infectiously ebullient. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A little girl finds out how much she has in common with her new puppy. Read full book review >
FLY! by Karl Newsom Edwards
Released: March 10, 2015

"Toddlers will cheer this tale of exploration while simultaneously jumping to their feet to try every action, right along with Fly. (appended bug facts) (Picture book. 2-5)"
A young fly struggles to find his special talent. Read full book review >