Books by Mark Shannon

THE ACROBAT AND THE ANGEL by Mark Shannon
Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"His joy is contagious; readers moved by the story's Italian cousin, retold in Tomie dePaola's Clown of God (1978), will also respond to this more formal, polished rendition. (Picture book/folklore. 7-9)"
In this retelling of a medieval French tale, a starving young acrobat, PÇquelÇ, is allowed to join a Franciscan community only if he promises to give up performing. Read full book review >
GAWAIN AND THE GREEN KNIGHT by Mark Shannon
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 1994

"The text and paintings may be slightly odd fellows, but the story shines through, never to grow old. (Folklore/Picture book. 4-8)"
Gawain, youngest of King Arthur's knights, is tired of the ribbing his inexperience elicits from the others at the Round Table. Read full book review >