Books by Paul Brewer

THE BEATLES WERE FAB by Kathleen Krull
Released: May 14, 2013

Many adult readers will agree wholeheartedly with the title of this heartfelt paean to the Fab Four, but unfortunately, Krull and Brewer don't quite manage to offer enough evidence to effectively convey to children the Beatles' unique appeal and immense contributions to pop culture. Read full book review >
LINCOLN TELLS A JOKE by Kathleen Krull
BIOGRAPHY
Released: April 1, 2010

Not many biographies of the 16th U.S. president begin "Poor Abraham Lincoln." Read full book review >
FARTISTE by Kathleen Krull
Released: June 3, 2008

"Put that tired copy of Walter the Farting Dog away: This long-overdue tribute to Le Petomane, "the man who made his pants dance," is a total blast. (historical note, resource list) (Informational picture book. 8-10)"
Filling an unconscionable gap in the education of American youth, this rhymed account introduces Joseph Pujol, a 19th- to early 20th-century vaudeville performer who created uncontrolled hysteria from Marseilles to Paris thanks to an ability to fart out (odorlessly) music and many sound effects. Read full book review >
ROBERT AND THE LEMMING PROBLEM by Barbara Seuling
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: April 1, 2003

"Just when the little trials of third grade threaten to take the smile off his face, his wise parents recognize just what their boy needs—a puppy. (Fiction. 7-10)"
Robert is back (Robert and the Back-to-School Special, 2002, etc.) and is facing some of the same challenges that most third-graders face: does he want to follow the group? Read full book review >
ROBERT AND THE BACK-TO-SCHOOL SPECIAL by Barbara Seuling
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"Readers will be waiting for his further adventures. (Fiction. 7-10)"
School is back in session for Robert Dorfman and his friends. Read full book review >
CLIP CLIP CLIP by Kathleen Krull
FICTION
Released: March 15, 2002

"Readers hoping to brush up on hair basics will find no better starting place—and that's the long and short of it. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Economically folding several related topics together, Krull (Supermarket, 2001, etc.) starts at the top and stays there. Read full book review >
ROBERT AND THE WEIRD & WACKY FACTS by Barbara Seuling
FICTION
Released: April 1, 2001

"Generous font, lots of white space, frequent amusing illustrations, and a familiar, yet intriguing storyline add up to a winning tale for new readers. (Fiction. 7-10)"
Robert and Paul want to become instant millionaires and are willing to do almost anything to achieve their goal. Read full book review >