Books by Ward Jenkins

Released: Feb. 25, 2014

"Scrappy song lyrics, energetic illustrations and plenty of potty humor keep the hilarity high for reluctant readers. (Fiction. 7-9)"
A new chapter-book series about do-gooder thieves kicks off with a monkeynapping. Read full book review >
CHICKS RUN WILD by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen
Released: Jan. 25, 2011

"Like a shot of caffeine between covers, it makes for a bracing read-aloud. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Here is a bedtime story for all those tireless adults who would rather have their charges erupt from their beds to do a mad jig instead of peacefully drifting off to sleep. Read full book review >
Released: June 2, 2009

"Motivational and self-aggrandizing, like most of its ilk, but not too heavy-handed with the Message. (Informational picture book. 6-9)"
The titular T. Rex only puts in a cameo but readers will still be wowed as super-swimmer Phelps recaps the six-year regimen that put him in shape to win a record eight Golds at the last Summer Olympics. Read full book review >