Books by Mark Greenwood

THE MAYFLOWER by Mark Greenwood
Released: Oct. 1, 2014

"Strict facts, nicely presented: a winning treatment. (timeline, resources) (Informational picture book. 4-9)"
Straightforward text and folk-inspired artwork give just the right amount of information for youngsters, beginning with the Pilgrims' reasons for leaving England and ending with the first Thanksgiving. Read full book review >
Released: Oct. 9, 2012

"Far better known Down Under than on this side of the Pacific, Grin/de Rougement merits a shoutout, though a more historically rigorous one might play better than this Aussie import. (afterword) (Picture book/biography. 7-9)"
A freestyle tribute to a turn-of-the-20th-century yarn spinner whose wild accounts of supposed exploits in exotic climes earned him great, if brief, notoriety. Read full book review >
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"A joy to read. Play calypso music and celebrate! (author's note, glossary and pronunciation guide, author's sources) (Picture book/biography. 3-8)"
Winston, a boy in Trinidad, wishes that he could play in a band and win free rotis, the delicious island specialty prepared by the Roti King and presented to the best performers at Carnival. Read full book review >
Released: May 1, 2008

As a lad in England, Jack Simpson worked at a beachfront donkey ride—an experience that came in handy years later when, as an ANZAC stretcher-bearer, he discovered a donkey cowering in a Turkish gully. Read full book review >