Books by Kate Davies

IN AT THE DEEP END by Kate Davies
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 4, 2019

"Sweet but never saccharine; a literary rom-com about the importance of knowing yourself."
In Davies' exceedingly charming adult fiction debut, a romantically frustrated 20-something Londoner realizes maybe the problem isn't her—maybe the problem is men. Read full book review >
ILLUMINATLAS by Kate Davies
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 4, 2018

"Still, fun to play with despite flaws in design and execution. (Informational novelty. 8-12)"
Big illustrations that look like garish jumbles resolve as if by magic into views of landforms, wildlife, and cultural treasures when viewed through colored plastic filters. Read full book review >
THE CRIMS by Kate Davies
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 5, 2017

"Jolly good criminal fun. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Imogen's plan to become head girl at Lilyworth Ladies' College is sabotaged when she's exposed as belonging to a (singularly inept) crime family; to overturn her expulsion, she must prove they were framed for a heist they're proud of. Read full book review >
ILLUMANATOMY by Kate Davies
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2017

"A novelty item, but even casual browsers will be riveted. (Informational novelty. 8-12)"
An unusual inside look at human anatomy, featuring specially processed images that are color matched to a three-windowed viewer. Read full book review >
THE NUTCRACKER by Niroot Puttapipat
Kirkus Star
illustrated by Niroot Puttapipat, adapted by Kate Davies
GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMIC BOOKS
Released: Sept. 27, 2016

"An exquisite interpretation with its own magical transformation. (Pop-up picture book. 4 & up)"
Puttapipat continues his stellar series of illustrated Christmas classics with this fresh look at the beloved ballet story, using a design similar to his memorable versions of The Night Before Christmas (2007) and Jingle Bells (2015). Read full book review >
N IS FOR NESSIE by Kate Davies
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2014

"Sure to be prominently displayed in gift shops all over Scotland, this might be useful in the States for Scottish expats or families preparing for a trip. (Alphabet picture book. 5-8)"
Another niche alphabet book, this one is an exercise in pairing Scottish words or items with each of the 26 letters. Read full book review >