Mo Willems


1. Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! (read Apr. 2008)
  • The Pigeon Has Feelings, Too! (Board Book)

  • The Pigeon Loves Things That Go! (Board Book)

  • 2. The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog! (read Apr. 2008)
    3. Don't Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late! (read Apr. 2008)
    4. The Pigeon Wants a Puppy! (read Feb. 2009)
    5. The Duckling Gets a Cookie!? (tbp. Apr. 2012)

    Elephant & Piggie

    1. Today I Will Fly!
    2. My Friend is Sad
    3. There is a Bird on Your Head!
    4. I am Invited to a Party!
    5. I Love My New Toy!
    6. I Will Surprise My Friend!
    7. Are You Ready To Play Outside?
    8. Watch Me Throw The Ball!
    9. Elephants Cannot Dance!
    10. Pigs Make Me Sneeze!
    11. I Am Going!
    12. Can I Play Too?
    13. We Are in a Book!
    14. I Broke My Trunk!
    15. Should I Share My Ice Cream?
    16. Happy Pig Day! (read Dec. 2011)
    17. Listen to My Trumpet (tbp Feb. 2012)

    Knuffle Bunny

    Cat the Cat

    Benefic Press

    Graded reader chapter books published by Benefic Press

    Tommy O'Toole

    Gr.1 - Tommy O'Toole and Larry (read Dec. 2011)
    Gr.2 - Tommy O'Toole and Larry at the Fair
    Gr.3 - Tommy O'Toole and the Forest Fire
    Gr.4 -
    Gr.5 -

    I Am Canada {Various Authors}

    I Am Canada

    1759 - Storm the Fortress: The Seige of Quebec, William Jenkins, New France by Maxine Trottier
    1812 - A Call to Battle: The War of 1812, Alexander MacKay, Upper Canada by Gillian Chan
    1882 - Blood and Iron: Building the Railway, Lee Heen-gwong, British Columbia by Paul Yee (read Dec. 2011)
    1912 - Deadly Voyage: R.M.S. Titanic, Jaimie Laidlaw, Crossing the Atlantic by Hugh Brewster (read Dec. 2011)
    1917 - Shot at Dawn: World War I, Allan McBride, France by John Wilson (read Jan. 2012)
    1942 - Prisoner of Dieppe: World War II, Alistair Morrison, Occupied France by Hugh Brewster (red Dec. 2011)
    1944 - Behind Enemy Lines: World War II, Sam Fredericksen, Nazi-Occupied Europe by Carol Matas (read May 2012)

    Francesca Simon

    Horrid Henry

    1. Horrid Henry (read Oct. 2011)
    2. Horrid Henry's Stinkbomb
    3. Horrid Henry Tricks the Tooth Fairy
    4. Horrid Henry and the Mega-Mean Time Machine
    5. Horrid Henry and the Soccer Fiend
    6. Horrid Henry and the Mummy's Curse
    7. Horrid Henry and the Bogey Babysitter
    8. Horrid Henry's Christmas Cracker
    9. Horrid Henry's Underpants (read Feb. 2012)
    Horrid Henry Joke Book
    10. Horrid Henry Rocks
    11. Horrid Henry and the Abominable Snowman
    12. Horrid Henry Wakes the Dead

    Mike Mason

    The Blue Umbrella series

    1. The Blue Umbrella (read Oct. 2011)
    2. The Violet Flash
    3. tbp

    Richard Sobol

    Traveling Photographer

    Breakfast in the Rainforest (read Sept. 2011)
    The Life of Rice (read Sept. 2011)
    The Mysteries of Angkor Wat (read Sept. 2011)

    David Whitley

    The Agora Trilogy

    1. The Midnight Charter (read Sept. 2011)
    2. The Children of the Lost (read Dec. 2011)
    3. tbp

    Jussi Adler-Olsen

    Department Q

    1. Mercy (Keeper of Lost Causes) (read Jul. 2011)
    2. Disgrace (The Absent One) (read Aug. 2012)
    3. Redemption  (A Conspiracy of Faith) (read Jul. 2013)
    4. Guilt (The Purity of Vengeance) (read Apr. 2014)
    5. The Marco Effect (coming Sept 2014)

    John Verdon

    Dave Gurney

    1. Think of a Number (read Jul. 2011)
    2. Shut Your Eyes Tight

    Gertrude Chandler Warner

    The Alden Family Mysteries*

    1. The Boxcar Children (re-read Jun. 2011)**
    2. Surprise Island (re-read Jul. 2011)
    3. The Yellow House Mystery (re-read Jan. 28, 2012)
    4. Mystery Ranch (re-read Apr. 2012)
    5. Mike's Mystery (re-read Jul. 2012)
    6. Blue Bay Mystery (re-read Nov. 2012)
    7. The Woodshed Mystery (re-read May 2013)
    8. The Lighthouse Mystery (re-read Jul. 2013)
    9. Mountain Top Mystery (re-read Nov. 2014)
    10. Schoolhouse Mystery
    11. Caboose Mystery
    12. Houseboat Mystery
    13. Snowbound Mystery
    14. Tree House Mystery
    15. Bicycle Mystery
    16. Mystery in the Sand
    17. Mystery Behind the Wall
    18. Bus Station Mystery
    19. Benny Uncovers a Mystery
    Prequel. The Boxcar Children Beginning: The Aldens of Fair Meadow Farm (by Patricia MacLachlan) (read Jul. 2012)

    * more commonly know as "The Boxcar Children"
    **these are all re-reads for me, I was addicted to the series as a young child in the mid-1970s.  date read is not date first read but date first blogged, except for modern prequel.

    Tim Downs

    Bug Man

    1. Shoofly Pie
    2. Chop Shop
    3. First the Dead
    4. Less Than Dead
    5. Ends of the Earth
    6. Nick of Time (read Jun. 2011)

    Ian Edington

    Vol. 1: The Waking World (read Apr. 2014)
    Vol. 2: Written in Blood (read Dec 2014)
    Vol. 3: (coming Jun 2015)

    Sherlock Holmes Graphic Novels
    1. The Hound of the Baskervilles
    2. A Study in Scarlet (read May, 2011)
    3. The Sign of the Four

    Ludmila Zeman

    The Sindbad Trilogy

    1. Sindbad (read May, 2011)
    2. Sindbad in the Land of Giants (read May, 2011)
    3. Sindbad's Secret (read May 2011)

    The Gilgamesh Trilogy

    1. Gilgamesh the King (read 1990s)
    2. The Revenge of Ishtar (read 1990s)
    3. The Last Quest of Gilgamesh (read 1990s)

    John Connolly

    Samuel Johnson vs the Devil

    1. The Gates (read May 2011)
    2. Hell's Bells (tbp)

    Arleta Richardson

    Grandma's Attic

    1. In Grandma's Attic (read Apr. 2011)
    2. More Stories from Grandma's Attic (re-read Apr. 2011)
    3. Still More Stories from Grandma's Attic (read Sep. 2011)
    4. Treasures from Grandma (read Sep. 2011)
    5. Sixteen and Away from Home
    6. Eighteen and on Her Own
    7. Nineteen and Wedding Bells Ahead
    8. At Home in North Branch
    9. New Faces, New Friends
    10. Stories from the Growing Years

    Theodore Taylor

    The Cay

    1. The Cay (read Mar. 2011)
    2. Timothy of the Cay

    Sonia Levitin

    The Platt Family Trilogy

    1. Journey to America (read Mar. 2011)
    2. Silver Days
    3. Annie's Promise

    Lauren DeStefano

    The Chemical Garden Trilogy  COMPLETED
    1. Wither (read Mar. 2011)
    2. Fever (read May 2013)
    3. Sever (read May 2013)
    Avg. Rating: 5/5

    Internment Chronicles
    1. Perfect Ruin (read Dec. 2013)

    Eric Shanower

    Wonderful World of Oz

    Adventures in OZ (short stories)
    1. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (read Mar. 2011)
    2. The Marvelous Land of Oz (read Oct. 2011)
    3. Ozma of Oz (tbp)

    Once Upon a Time Series by Various Authors

    Once Upon a Time by Various Authors

    Beauty Sleep by Cameron Dokey
    Before Midnight: A Retelling of "Cinderella" by Cameron Dokey
    Belle: A Retelling of "Beauty and the Beast" by Cameron Dokey
    The Crimson Thread: A Retelling of "Rumpelstiltskin" by Suzanne Weyn
    The Diamond Secret by Suzanne Weyn
    Golden: A Retelling of "Rapunzel" by Cameron Dokey
    Midnight Pearls by Debbie Viguié
    The Night Dance: A Retelling of "The Twelve Dancing Princesses" by Suzanne Weyn
    The Rose Bride: A Retelling of "The White Bride and the Black Bride" by Nancy Holder
    Scarlet Moon by Debbie Viguié
    Snow by Tracy Lynn
    Spirited: A Retelling of "Beauty and the Beast" by Nancy Holder
    The Storyteller's Daughter: A Retelling of "The Arabian Nights" by Cameron Dokey
    Sunlight and Shadow: A Retelling of "The Magic Flute" by Cameron Dokey
    Violet Eyes by Debbie Viguié
    Water Song: A Retelling of "The Frog Prince" by Suzanne Weyn
    Wild Orchid: A Retelling of "The Ballad of Mulan" by Cameron Dokey
    Winter's Child: A Retelling of "The Snow Queen" by Cameron Dokey (read Mar. 2011)
    The World Above by Cameron Dokey

    Hiroshi Shiibashi

    Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan

    Vol. 1, Becoming the Lord of Pandemonium (read Mar. 2011)
    Vol. 2, Rikuo vs. Gyuki (read Apr. 2011)
    Vol. 3, The Nura Clan Assembly (read Jun. 2011)
    Vol. 4, 88 Demons of Shikoku (read Aug. 2011)
    Vol. 5, A Yokai with Wings Darker Than Night (read Jan. 2012)
    Vol. 6, The House Where Jyami Wanders (read Jan. 2012)
    Vol. 7, The Three Keikan Siblings (read Apr. 2012)
    Vol. 8, Echoes of the Past (read Apr. 2012)
    Vol. 9, Tono Monogatari (read Jul. 2012)
    Vol. 10, Kyoto in Darkness (read Aug. 2012)
    Vol. 11, Torii Labyrinth (read Nov. 2012)
    Vol. 12, Devil's Drum (read Jan. 2013)
    Vol. 13, Conflict  (read Apr. 2013)
    Vol. 14, Nijo Castle (read Jun. 2013)
    Vol. 15, Fragments of the Past (read Jun. 2013)
    Vol. 16, Rikuo's Delaration (read Oct. 2013)
    Vol. 17, Kirisake Toryanse, The Ripper (read Dec. 2013)
    Vol. 18, The Golden Age of Edo (read Jan. 2014)
    Vol. 19, Ghost Story: Kudan (read Mar. 2014)
    Vol. 20, Kusozu (read May 2014)
    Vol. 21, Ghost Story: Aoandon (read Jun 2014)
    Vol. 22, Purification (read Aug 2014)
    Vol. 23, coming Oct 2014

    Usamaru Furuya

    Genkaku Picasso Trilogy COMPLETED

    Volume 1 (read Jan. 2011)
    Volume 2 (read Feb. 2011)
    Volume 3 (read May 2011)

    Arnold Lobel

    Frog and Toad - COMPLETED

    1. Frog and Toad are Friends (read Jan. 2012)
    2. Frog and Toad Together (read May 2011)
    3. Frog and Toad All Year (read Feb. 2011)
    4. Days with Frog and Toad (read Aug. 2012)

    Brian Keany

    The Promises of Dr. Sigmundus

    1. The Hollow People (read Feb. 2011)
    2. The Cracked Mirror
    3. The Ressurection Fields

    Paul Collicutt

    Robot City Adventures

    1. City in Peril! (read Feb. 2010)
    2. Rust Attack! (read Feb. 2010)
    3. The Indestructible Metal Men (read Feb. 2010)
    4. Murder on the Robot City Express (read Feb. 2010)

    Tsugumi Ohba

    Death Note
    Volume 1 & 2
    Volume 3 & 4
    Volume 5 & 6
    Volume 7 & 8
    Volume 9 & 10
    Volume 11 & 12
    Another Note, The Los Angeles Murder Cases (novel by Ishin Nishio)
    L, Change the World (novel by M.)

    Platinum End
    Vol. 1
    Vol. 2 (coming Mar '17)