Books by Richard Thompson

WE’LL ALL GO EXPLORING by Maggee Spicer
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2003

"This addition to the team's other books investigating flying and sailing (We'll All Go Flying, not reviewed, etc.) will entice readers to explore their own environments. (Picture book.3-5)"
Walking through many different types of trees, three hikers discover the creatures that inhabit the various climes and seasons. Read full book review >
THE NIGHT WALKER by Richard Thompson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2002

"Discerning readers will question why the treasures did not sound their clicking and clinking during the morning portion of his walk but nevertheless, this is a comfortably scary story that will evoke smiles for those who can imagine their own Night Stalker. (Picture book. 5-7)"
Thompson and Springett's second collaboration (The Follower, not reviewed) follows a similar scenario—scary things following a child through a scary place. Read full book review >
AMERICAN HISTORY FRESH SQUEEZED! by Carol Diggory Shields
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2002

"Though the skimpy (and not always accurate: the Emancipation Proclamation did not free 'all slaves') running header timeline s a dispensable feature, on the whole this will make an indispensable, refreshing break from tests and textbooks. (index) (Poetry. 9-11)"
"In fourteen hundred and ninety two, / Columbus did not have a clue." Read full book review >