Books by Nick Ward

DECK THE WALLS by Erin Dealey
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"' 'Tis the season to be jolly,' after all, and this rollicking parody neatly fits the bill. (Picture book. 4-8)"
This hilarious parody of the familiar Yuletide carol starts with mashed potatoes on the walls and ends with cousins sliding downhill in the snow and the whole family singing carols together. Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 1, 2007

"A harrowing, thrilling, first-person tale of survival in the sea."
On August 14, 1979, 15 sailors died off the coast of England, the greatest loss of life in the history of yacht racing. Now one survivor tells his story. Read full book review >
DON’T EAT THE BABYSITTER! by Nick Ward
ANIMALS
Released: April 11, 2006

"Will appeal to the shark lovers more than to the parents of their own wild child. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Sammy is a rather excitable shark, who tends to bite things when emotions run high; in his last outing, Don't Eat the Teacher (2004), it was his schoolmates and supplies. Read full book review >
FARMER GEORGE AND THE NEW PIGLET by Nick Ward
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2002

"Pure homespun fun. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Ward's bucolic Galahad, Farmer George, makes a triumphant return, this time rescuing a swine in distress. Read full book review >
FARMER GEORGE AND THE SNOWSTORM by Nick Ward
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 1, 2002

"The story has its moments of staggering sweetness, but the genial atmosphere of cooperation and rhythms of farm life strike elemental chords. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Avuncular and appealing, Farmer George—along with his wife, Dotty, and the company of animals that populate his quaint English farm—once again rise to the challenge presented by life in the countryside. Read full book review >