Books by Simon Bartram

BOB’S BEST-EVER FRIEND by Simon Bartram
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2009

"Value added: a glow-in-the-dark poster inside the jacket. (Picture book. 6-9)"
The hardworking, lantern-jawed gent introduced in Man on the Moon (2002) finds doggy (more or less) companionship in this cheerfully oddball sequel. Read full book review >
ONCE UPON A TOMB by J. Patrick Lewis
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2006

"The end. (Picture book/poetry. 6-10)"
Lewis is "dead-on" with this collection of "gravely humorous verses." Read full book review >
A CHRISTMAS WISH by Marcus Sedgwick
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2003

"But the reader must decide if that is happening outdoors, in the snow globe, or in the boy's imagination. (Picture book. 4-7)"
The universal childhood fascination with snow globes is the theme of this Christmas story with minimalist text and a major dose of surrealist art. Read full book review >
PUMPKIN MOON by Tim Preston
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2001

"A standout in a crowded pumpkin field. (Picture book. 6-10)"
Slick production, heavy paper, an oversized (9 ¾ x 12 ¾ inches) format, and a handsome, stylized, 1950s sci-fi film look combine for a simple yet clever celebration of America's favorite autumn holiday. Read full book review >