Books by Willow Dawson

THE WOLF-BIRDS by Willow Dawson
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Sept. 15, 2015

"An interesting, contemplative addition to the nature shelf. (author's note) (Informational picture book. 4-8)"
A pair of hungry ravens helps wolves hunt during the winter starving time. Read full book review >
AVIS DOLPHIN by Frieda Wishinsky
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: April 14, 2015

"Arty illustrations and a turgid, purpose-driven narrative waste this opportunity to highlight a major tragedy in its centennial year. Interested readers will get more from Diana Preston's Remember the Lusitania! (2003). (afterword) (Historical fiction. 9-11)"
Readers who think that the Titanic was the only great ocean liner that ever sank will find this fictionalized eyewitness account of the torpedoed Lusitania's last voyage a revelation.Read full book review >
THE BIG GREEN BOOK OF THE BIG BLUE SEA by Helaine Becker
Released: April 1, 2012

"The sheer breadth of information presented here and its appealing format make this an invaluable resource, especially when accompanied by a knowledgeable adult to guide and correct. (table of contents, index) (Nonfiction. 8-12)"
Bite-sized pieces of information and hands-on explorations teach readers all about the sea, from its composition and currents to its problems and energy potential. Read full book review >
NONFICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"Source notes are not included, though there is a short list of further reading and a largely superfluous afterword. (Graphic biography. 8-12)"
This collective biography in graphic form depicts the lives of seven women from a range of eras and cultures who each reached the conclusion that they could only attain their goals by posing as men. Read full book review >