Books by Walter Lorraine

BEST ENEMIES FOREVER by Kathleen Leverich
FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1995

"By the end, Felicity gets a much-deserved comeuppance (it won't necessarily satisfy the readers who want to see her drawn and quartered), bringing this engrossing transitional bookof which there are too fewto a fine and funny close. (b&w illustrations, not seen) (Fiction. 7+)"
Felicity Doll, self-proclaimed star, is once again out to make Priscilla Robin miserable in Leverich's third book about the duo (Best Enemies Again, 1991, etc.). Read full book review >
HILARY AND THE TROUBLEMAKERS by Kathleen Leverich
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 26, 1992

"Illustrations not seen. (Fiction. 7-10)"
Hilary's highly imaginative alibis are so real to her that- -unlike her family and her teacher—she quite believes in them. Read full book review >
BEST ENEMIES AGAIN by Kathleen Leverich
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 24, 1991

"Illustrations not seen. (Fiction. 7-10)"
In a winning sequel to Best Enemies (1989), Priscilla's innate good nature is challenged by beruffled Felicity's snakelike guile in four more episodes. Read full book review >
MCBROOM AND THE GREAT RACE by Sid Fleischman
Released: April 1, 1980

"Let's hope he doesn't begin to run clown just when he's found Lorraine, whose kindergarten-style pictures match not only Fleischman's helter-skelter rusticity but his wit and high spirits as well."
MCBROOM AND THE BEANSTALK by Sid Fleischman
Released: March 23, 1978

"More honest-to-gosh, kneeslapping truth, from an old champion who shows no signs of bowing out."
Though the upcoming county fair will feature a World Champion Liar's Contest, Josh McBroom declares that "hair'll grow on fish before I trifle with the truth." Read full book review >
MCBROOM TELLS A LIE by Sid Fleischman
Released: Aug. 1, 1976

"It might come as a disappointment that McBroom's acknowledged lie turns out to be a common garden-variety exaggeration—but with truths like these, who needs fiction?"
McBroom starts out with a couple of typical whoppers which he represents as "the genuine truth," and all through this one the tall tales fly as thick and fast as the dust storm that has the local rodents digging their holes in the air. Read full book review >
DEAR RAT by Julia Cunningham
Released: Aug. 15, 1961

"1, 1960), Miss Cunningham's first animal tale also centered around a French cathedral."
Andrew, a Wyoming rat, hops a freighter and arrives in France where he soon becomes familiar with the ways of gangland sewer society as well as with the royal rat regime. Read full book review >