Books by Owen Davey

MY FIRST POP-UP DINOSAURS by Owen Davey
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 9, 2019

"Fine fare for younger dinophiles alone, one-on-one, or in herds. (Novelty picture book. 3-6)"
A low-key 3-D portrait gallery of dinos and prehistoric reptiles. Read full book review >
CRAZY ABOUT CATS by Owen Davey
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 12, 2017

"There's lots going on here, and all of it good. (index) (Informational picture book. 5-10)"
An informational picture book explores the mammal family of felids—cats. Read full book review >
NATURAL WORLD by Amanda Wood
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2016

"Best for casual browsing; for systematic, reliable information, look elsewhere. (index) (Nonfiction. 10-12)"
A broad overview of the biosphere, with hundreds of stylish plant and animal portraits. Read full book review >
MAD ABOUT MONKEYS by Owen Davey
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 11, 2015

"A vast amount of information on monkeys is expertly delivered in both text and image without patronizing either readers or monkeys—a delight. (index) (Informational picture book. 5-10)"
An informational picture book about monkeys throughout the world. Read full book review >
WILD BOY AND THE BLACK TERROR by Rob Lloyd Jones
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 12, 2015

"Diamonds are a Wild Boy's worst enemy in this steampunk romp not intended for the faint—or black—of heart. (Steampunk. 9-14)"
Adventure, conspiracy and adrenaline intermingle with dark deeds, devil worship and blood diamonds in this sequel to Wild Boy (2013).Read full book review >
LAIKA by Owen Davey
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 8, 2013

"Half-cooked, with superior artwork trumping a drab, cowardly narrative. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Laika, the Russian space dog, gets uneven handling. Read full book review >
NIGHT KNIGHT by Owen Davey
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 27, 2012

"A visual feast for very youngest fans of knights and castles. (Picture book. 2-4)"
An upside-down colander becomes a knight's helmet and a yawn becomes "ye olde yawn" when a small boy dreamer gets ready for bed. Read full book review >