Series: Guardians of Childhood

JACK FROST by William Joyce
Released: Oct. 27, 2015

"As ever, the force of nostalgia is strong; the force of narrative, not so much. (Picture book. 6-8)"
The tale of the only Guardian of Childhood to be a child himself turns out to be hinged on battles and transformations. Read full book review >
Released: Oct. 2, 2012

"The art makes a bigger impression than the story, but the overall tone is appropriately dreamy, and as for that creeping nightmare: 'you know it's not real.' (Picture book. 5-9)"
At the behest of the Man in the Moon, shooting-star captain Sanderson Mansnoozie takes on a new responsibility—guarding Earth's children from the evil Pitch and his Dream Pirates. Read full book review >
THE MAN IN THE MOON by William Joyce
Released: Sept. 6, 2011

"Here's hoping that future installments in this ambitious series will spend less time on back story and more on story line. (Picture book. 5-9)"
A visual feast cannot compensate for lackluster plotting in this first installment of a new mega-series that involves picture books, chapter books and (of course) a movie. Read full book review >