Reviews & Recognition

Take a look at some of the wonderful reviews for Gnome Road books and join us as we congratulate our authors and illustrators on important awards and recognition for their work. We are proud to have published these amazing stories!

RAVE REVIEWS and award news

ANIMALS IN SURPRISING SHADES - Named a 2024 NSTA Best Science Trade Book

IN A CAVE - School Library Journal (July, 2023); Midwest Book Review (Sept. 2023)

MY PIANO - Starred Review, School Library Journal (July 2023)

TANGO RED RIDING HOOD - School Library Journal (July 2023)

OLD TO JOY - School Library Journal (Aug. 2023)

HOW TO HATCH A READER - School Library Journal (July 2023); Midwest Book Review (Sept. 2023)

FINLEY: A MOOSE ON THE CABOOSE - Midwest Book Review (July 2023)

LOVE WILL TURN YOU AROUND - Midwest Book Review (July 2023)

NUDI GILL: POISON POWERHOUSE OF THE SEA - 2023 Nevada "Great Reads from Great Places" National Book Fair Selection; Booklist (May 2023)

ANIMALS IN SURPRISING SHADES: POEMS ABOUT EARTH'S COLORFUL CREATURES - School Library Journal (Jan. 2023) ; Academy of American Poets 2023 Summer Books for Young Readers List

SCIENCE, MATTER AND THE BASEBALL PARK - Booklist Online (Sept. 2023)


Old to Joy - Review, Aug. 2023

My Piano - Starred Review, July 2023

In a Cave - Review, July 2023

Tango Red Riding Hood - Review, July 2023

How to Hatch a Reader - Review, July 2023

Animals in Surprising Shades: Poems About Earth's Colorful Creatures - Review, January 2023

Science, Matter and the Baseball Park - Booklist Online Review, Sept. 2023

Nudi Gill: Poison Powerhouse of the Sea - Review, May 2023

How to Hatch a Reader - Review, Sept. 2023

In a Cave - Review, Sept. 2023

Love Will Turn You Around - Review, July 2023

Finley: A Moose on the Caboose - Review, July 2023