Books by Kes Gray

FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"It's always good to have a support group, but even very young readers are likely to wonder whether it'll be around for the next encounter. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Animal allies drive off a bully in this unconvincing British import. Read full book review >
MY MUM GOES TO WORK by Kes Gray
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Sept. 15, 2006

A very young boy explains his life with a working mother. Read full book review >

EAT YOUR PEAS by Kes Gray
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: April 1, 2006

Frazzled mom and determined daughter face off in an escalating battle of wills—and legumes. Read full book review >

VESUVIUS POOVIUS by Kes Gray
FICTION
Released: June 15, 2004

Lovers of caca-poopoo humor will be in hog heaven with this imported tale of an inventor who takes on Ancient Rome's pongiest problem. Read full book review >

BABY ON BOARD by Kes Gray
FICTION
Released: April 1, 2004

Young children with new siblings on the way will get chuckles as well as basic information from this lighthearted import. Read full book review >

CLUCK O’CLOCK by Kes Gray
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2004

A busy day down on the farm is the premise for this lesson in telling time, focusing on a coop full of perky hens with names such as Jane, Marge, and Freda, and their resident rooster, Colin. Read full book review >

OUR TWITCHY by Kes Gray
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2003

Twitchy, a soft white rabbit, is startled to discover the reason his parents don't hop like he does: they aren't his Bunnymom and his Bunnypop, but his adoptive parents. Read full book review >

BILLY’S BUCKET by Kes Gray
FICTION
Released: June 1, 2003

An imaginative boy gets a bucket for his birthday, and when he fills it with water, a deep sea-world emerges. Read full book review >

EAT YOUR PEAS by Kes Gray
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

A child's staunch refusal to eat her peas and her mother's elaborate enticement is the basis for this zany but telling tale. Read full book review >