Books by Ross Kinnaird

50 BODY QUESTIONS by Tanya Lloyd Kyi
Released: July 1, 2014

"A tour (de force) through the human body that's eminently understandable and entertaining and even often quite funny. (Nonfiction. 10-14)"
Anatomy and physiology presented in a readable, comprehensible and entertaining format. Read full book review >
IT'S A FEUDAL, FEUDAL WORLD by Stephen Shapiro
Released: Dec. 1, 2013

"A rangy but concise slice of history, it's likely to encourage readers to take the next step in learning about medieval times. (Nonfiction. 9-12)"
A waggishly illuminating pictorial tour of the Middle Ages. Read full book review >
Released: June 1, 2012

"A broadly focused look at the topic, neither systematic nor forceful, but well designed for browsers with casual interest or short attention spans. (bibliography) (Nonfiction. 9-12)"
An airy survey of the effects of climate through history and prehistory, from the initial case of "planetary flatulence" that created Earth's atmosphere to the effects of whale poop, the computer industry and less-frequent bathing on levels of greenhouse gases. Read full book review >
Released: Dec. 1, 2011

"A popular subject, but Lloyd Kyi never gets to the bottom of it. (further reading, bibliography, index) (Nonfiction. 8-12)"
Snappy writing gives this history some "briefs" appeal, but it's too scantily clad in specifics. Read full book review >
50 BURNING QUESTIONS by Tanya Lloyd Kyi
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"Accessibly written and appealingly designed, the book is formatted in a way that it can be either browsed or read cover to cover. (further reading, bibliography, index) (Nonfiction. 8-12)"
This lighthearted, informative look at a fascinating subject poses such playfully provocative questions as "Who's for dinner?" and "Would you like some gunpowder in your stew?" and should spark interest in reluctant readers. Read full book review >