Books by Kelly Barnhill

THE WITCH'S BOY by Kelly  Barnhill
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Sept. 16, 2014

"The classic fantasy elements are all there, richly reimagined, with a vivid setting, a page-turning adventure of a plot, and compelling, timeless themes. (Fantasy. 10-15)"
Nine enormous boulders are awakened from their long sleep by the actions of a seemingly powerless boy and the daughter of the Bandit King. Read full book review >
IRON HEARTED VIOLET by Kelly  Barnhill
Released: Oct. 9, 2012

"Though infinitely readable from the first page onward, this is one tale that never quite finds its footing. Art not seen. (Fiction. 9-12)"
Although she uses the standard set of ingredients (spunky princess, stable boy, two-dimensional villain, dragon, small helpful magical creatures, etc.), Barnhill's latest never quite lives up to its potential. Read full book review >
THE MOSTLY TRUE STORY OF JACK by Kelly  Barnhill
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Aug. 2, 2011

"An enticing read that is certain to keep both the hero and audience guessing at every carefully plotted reveal. (Fantasy. 9-12)"
A truly splendid amalgamation of mystery, magic and creeping horror will spellbind the middle-grade set. Read full book review >