Books by Katie Harnett

THE LANGUAGE OF SPELLS by Garret Weyr
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 26, 2018

"Extraordinary—not to be missed. (Fantasy. 9-12)"
Set primarily in Vienna, this middle-grade novel explores themes of honor and courage as it tells the story of a friendship between a young girl and a dragon. Read full book review >
FRANKLIN'S FLYING BOOKSHOP by Jen Campbell
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 17, 2017

"Overall, there isn't a lot of spark in this dragon bookmobile. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Franklin the dragon loves stories and wants to share them by reading out loud. Read full book review >
LITTLE BITS OF SKY by S.E. Durrant
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"A quiet, endearing protagonist achieves a dream unimagined by many children. (Historical fiction. 8-12)"
Miracle (who prefers the name Ira) tells her tale from October 1987 until June 1990—when she and younger brother Zac were foster children at Skilly House in London. Read full book review >
IVY AND THE LONELY RAINCLOUD by Katie Harnett
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 15, 2017

"Harnett's illustrations are colorful and charming, but because Ivy isn't an agent in her own recovery, this tale of the restorative power of friendship seems imperfectly resolved for young readers. (Picture book. 4-6)"
A rain cloud befriends a grumpy young florist by helping to reinvigorate her distressed plants. Read full book review >
ARCHIE SNUFFLEKINS OLIVER VALENTINE CUPCAKE TIBERIUS CAT by Katie Harnett
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 6, 2016

"The focus on friendly camaraderie and community-building will be appreciated by many adults eager to share their values, and this quiet tale, with the children in their lives. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A stray cat finds a cozy home, brings comfort to a lonely woman, and enhances the sense of community among a group of neighbors. Read full book review >