Books by Martin Brown

A RIVER IN DARKNESS by Masaji Ishikawa
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 1, 2018

"Told in simple prose, this is a shocking and devastating tale of a country's utter contempt for its citizens."
A terrifying true story of life in North Korea. Read full book review >
LESSER SPOTTED ANIMALS by Martin Brown
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 31, 2017

"This ambitious nonfiction picture book uncovering extraordinary, rarely spotlighted creatures is both informative and funny—quite a feat. (glossary, key) (Informational picture book. 7-10)"
Meet the numbat, fairy armadillo, zorilla, banded linsang, hirola, and a world of lesser-known animals. Read full book review >
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 8, 2012

"A strong sense of right and wrong permeates the gleeful absurdity of the New Cut Gang's madcap capers and refreshes the soul. (Mystery. 9-12)"
Two 1994 novellas—Thunderbolt's Waxwork and The Gas-Fitters' Ball—plunge readers into the colorful melee of 1894 London in this satisfying, slapstick U.S. debut starring the intrepid boy and girl detectives of the New Cut Gang. Read full book review >