Books by Sandy Fussell

SAD, THE DOG by Sandy Fussell
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 13, 2015

"In the end, though, a pretty naked appeal to sentiment more than a story. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Mr. and Mrs. Cripps are old and mean and do not want the dog a friend gave them for Christmas. Read full book review >
OWL NINJA by Sandy Fussell
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2011

"An illustrated character guide is generously included for those moments of wondering who's who. (Historical adventure. 10-15)"
Whereas the first of the Samurai Kids series had a lagging pace, the sophomore installment's rhythm has improved, much like the martial-arts skills of its characters. Read full book review >
WHITE CRANE by Sandy Fussell
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2010

"Given these flaws, it is doubtful that most kids will stay with the book long enough to become engaged with story or characters. (Adventure. 11-14)"
Set in an alternative feudal-ish Japan, this is the story of five kids with severe disabilities or disfigurements who have been accepted for training in a school for samurai. Read full book review >