Books by Michael Martchenko

Released: Nov. 1, 2005

"It's a lot of fuss over 'that sooty, messy-haired, badly dressed little princess,' but a loving, contagiously enthusiastic tribute nonetheless. (Picture book/nonfiction. 7-11)"
The story of the princess Elizabeth who outsmarts a dragon and puts down a prince has stolen the hearts of many. Read full book review >
MORE PIES! by Robert Munsch
Released: Nov. 1, 2002

"No twist is tendered to give this old tale some new tension, so the story serves only as Muzak to Martchenko's sight gags, burly chowhounds, and a boy whose stomach was always bigger than his eyes. (Picture book 3-6)"
A rather lackluster story about the bottomless pit that is one boy's stomach, gains some momentum from Martchenko's (Makeup Mess, not reviewed, etc.) hoppin' watercolors. Read full book review >