Books by Kitty Griffin

THE RIDE by Kitty Griffin
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 31, 2010

"But she could ride.' (stylized map, author's note) (Picture book. 6-8)"
It's 1775 and the people of North Carolina want freedom from England's rule, but "[w]hen sixteen-year-old Betsy Dowdy heard Papa talk about war approaching, she felt as helpless as a ghost crab skittering along the sand." Read full book review >
THE FOOT-STOMPING ADVENTURES OF CLEMENTINE SWEET by Kitty Griffin
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: March 22, 2004

"Adults who notice the musical allusions and the too-silly names (Chili Pepper, Carmel, Coconut) will likely groan but young readers will simply read a tale that will make them smile. (Picture book. 4-7)"
The Sweet family has no idea of the havoc the youngest of 14 children will create when they get so involved in their foot-stomping, rip-roaring reunion that they forget all about little Clementine's sixth birthday. Read full book review >
COWBOY SAM AND THOSE CONFOUNDED SECRETS by Kitty Griffin
FICTION
Released: Sept. 17, 2001

"It's a cute concept, but the incomplete follow-through robs this story of any real interest. (Picture book. 4-8)"
An agreeable, but essentially slight Texas tall tale about keeping secrets. Read full book review >