Books by Scott Emerson

CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2003

"A clever pastiche, but more likely to tempt readers to take on the originals than to demand sequels. (Fiction. 11-15)"
Emerson casts this Holmes-ian homage with dogs and cats, and moves the locale from foggy, gas-lit London to foggy, gas-lit Old San Francisco, but otherwise stays stoutly faithful to the premise, tone, and character types of the originals. Read full book review >
UNDER THE MOON AND STARS by Scott Emerson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1995

"Nevertheless, the collaborators from The Magic Boots (1994) show a lack of complexity that is not without eloquence. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A simple story written in direct, flawless language. Read full book review >
THE MAGIC BOOTS by Scott Emerson
FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"Imagination is a powerful concept for a young child, and this simple parable about it leaves all the awe and mystery marvelously intact. (Fiction/Picture book. All ages)"
When a boy named William Wilkins puts on his red cowboy boots, his imagination can take him anywhere—to the Amazon River or the Wild West or the moon, flying on a magic carpet or camping out with a pack of jovial bears. Read full book review >