Books by Michelle Knudsen

BIG MEAN MIKE by Michelle Knudsen
Released: Aug. 14, 2012

A warning: This book may make you like cute bunnies.

Big Mean Mike likes monster-truck shows. Read full book review >

Released: April 1, 2012

"Nonetheless, the likable characters and brisk narrative will undoubtedly lure readers into eagerly anticipating future installments. Next time, though—more Jakl, please! (Fantasy. 11-16)"
An engaging fantasy sequel marred by middle-book syndrome. Read full book review >
ARGUS by Michelle Knudsen
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2011

A class science project raising baby chicks becomes a memorable lesson in tolerance when one "chick" is decidedly different from the others. As Mrs. Henshaw distributes small, buff-colored chicken eggs, Sally notices that her large green egg with yellow spots "looks different." Read full book review >
THE DRAGON OF TRELIAN by Michelle Knudsen
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: April 1, 2009

Appealing characterization elevates a standard fantasy adventure. Read full book review >

LIBRARY LION by Michelle Knudsen
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

Knudsen and Hawkes pick a perfect setting to express the idea that breaking rules can sometimes be a good thing. Read full book review >

CAT HAT by Michelle Knudsen
Released: July 1, 2001

Emergent readers with tightly limited word lists are notoriously difficult to write, especially when two of the words are already firmly enshrined in the shadow of that extremely well-known cat in the striped hat. Read full book review >