Books by Whitney Martin

PUMPKIN HILL by Elizabeth Spurr
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 2006

"Only for libraries in need of more holiday titles. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Just in time for Halloween comes this pourquoi tale of a pumpkin left to its own devices on a hill, until it multiplies over time to the point of producing a golden avalanche. Read full book review >
AN UNDONE FAIRY TALE by Ian Lendler
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2005

"Tremendously clever and hysterically funny. (Picture book. 4-10)"
An ordinary fairy tale (pie-baking princess locked in tall tower, knights must perform feats to win her hand from fat stepfather king) is made extraordinary as Ned, the illustrator, and an unnamed narrator attempt to get readers to slow down so they can finish the pictures. Read full book review >
LET GEORGE DO IT! by George Foreman
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2005

"An above-average celebrity effort, with some product placement in the pictures, but less than you might expect. (Picture book. 5-7)"
Inspired by the lead author's real family, five brothers, teenaged to toddler and all named George, scramble about a house (decorated with portraits of historical Georges from Carver to Patton) preparing a birthday party for their same-named paterfamilias. Read full book review >