Books by Paul Many

DINOMORPHOSIS by Paul Many
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2018

"Inane, both psychologically and plotwise. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Gregory wakes up in bed transformed…not into a giant cockroach, but a T. Rex. Read full book review >
DAD’S BALD HEAD by Paul Many
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2007

"The marked lack of high drama might make this useful as a help in coping with similar domestic flurries in households with Gen-X parents. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Young Pete has to cope with a small but unsettling change in this low-key family story. Read full book review >
WALK AWAY HOME by Paul Many
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"452, etc.) strengths in characterization (albeit clichéd at times), strong appeal to male YAs, and humor in the face of life's most trying time—growing up. (Fiction. YA)"
Rising high-school senior Nick Doran walks to the beat of his own drummer—literally—and away from life's problems—in this case, military school orientation, a consequence of accidentally starting a chimney fire. Read full book review >
THE GREAT PANCAKE ESCAPE by Paul Many
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2001

"A rhythmic, rip-roaring romp. (Picture book. 5-8)"
"Our dad is a magician, / who can make a bird go poof, / but the day he cooked us pancakes, / he made an awful goof." Read full book review >
MY LIFE, TAKE TWO by Paul Many
Released: May 1, 2000

"Though the wrap-up is a little too neat, Many writes this story with a deft pen, evoking a place where past meets present and longing has a voice. (Fiction. 12+)"
Many (These Are the Rules, 1997) takes a fresh approach to exploring the complexities and pressures that a young adult faces at the crossroads of maturity. Read full book review >
THESE ARE THE RULES by Paul Many
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: May 1, 1997

"As he stumbles through summer, Colm changes from being his own worst enemy to assembling some focus and self-esteem; despite some contrived and unnecessary drama near the end, this is a realistic and absorbing novel. (Fiction. 12+)"
Colm, whose parents have recently separated, is forced to spend the summer with his mother and much younger siblings at their lakeside summer cottage. Read full book review >