Books by Mark Abley

CAMP FOSSIL EYES by Mark Abley
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2009

"Adams's cartoonish color illustrations appear on most pages to break up the text and add a light touch, but they can't save a misdirected effort that could have been better. (glossary, further reading, selected sources, index) (Fiction. 9-11)"
Fifteen-year-old Jill Boswell and her 13-year-old brother, Alex, are sent off to camp in the badlands of (presumably) Alberta, while their parents move across the continent to start new jobs. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 6, 2003

"A humanistic approach to linguistics and a scintillating read. (source notes)"
Canadian journalist Abley tracks with painstaking, intrepid care languages tottering on the edge of extinction, from Australia to Native America. Read full book review >