Books by Tim Bowers

RAPPY GOES TO THE SUPERMARKET by Dan Gutman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 3, 2017

"Kids practicing their reading skills deserve better. (Early reader. 4-8)"
The reluctant rhyming, rapping dino has to be dragged to the supermarket by his mother, but maybe shopping isn't so bad. Read full book review >
FOOTLOOSE by Kenny Loggins
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 13, 2016

"'Slip on your dancin' shoes,' indeed. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Two children who hide in the zoo after closing witness zookeeper Jack getting down with all the animals in this re-envisioning of the iconic movie song. Read full book review >
BUDDY'S BEDTIME BATTERY by Christina Geist
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 27, 2016

"Searchers of progressive muscle-relaxation books for children will find this choice interesting, but readers after robot fare should look elsewhere. (Picture book. 2-4)"
Imagination and progressive relaxation are the key to powering down little Buddy, the boy "robot." Read full book review >
RAPPY GOES TO SCHOOL by Dan Gutman
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 21, 2016

"Fans of rap and dinos will enjoy this; others may want something with more story. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Following series opener Rappy the Raptor (2015), Gutman and Bowers team up again to bring readers another chapter in Rappy's life story: the first day of school. Read full book review >
PIRATE'S LULLABY by Marcie Wessels
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 25, 2015

"Bedtime is already well-bedecked with piratical fare, but no one's going to object to just one more book of this kind, particularly when it's this good-natured. (Picture book. 3-6)"
On a vessel whose crew numbers two, a young boy uses his formidable avoidance techniques to put off bedtime for as long as possible. Read full book review >
RAPPY THE RAPTOR by Dan Gutman
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 21, 2015

"Upbeat, rhyming, rhythmic but ultimately slight entertainment. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A newborn dino falls from a tree and wakes up a rapping machine. Read full book review >
MEMOIRS OF AN ELF by Devin Scillian
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2014

"Little Known Fact: lots of cheery text, exclamation marks and trendy electronic devices do not necessarily add up to a successful Christmas story. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Santa's head elf delivers an hour-by-hour report as he and two other male elves assist Santa with his Christmas Eve deliveries, as well as an emergency delivery on Christmas morning. Read full book review >