Books by Riley G. Mills

Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"Barnum tends to outshine all of his contemporaries and successors, but here's at least a suggestion that his story wasn't the only one. (Picture book/biography. 7-9)"
Though so sketchy that his death (and the fact that the title is borrowed from his autobiography) isn't even mentioned, this profile of the indefatigable and once-renowned circus impresario captures the fascination with spectacle that drove him, alone and in partnership with P.T. Barnum, to organize a number of circuses, sideshows and other popular attractions. Read full book review >