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Author Biography: Gary Crew has an outstanding reputation as a writer of Young Adult fiction and innovative picture books. His numerous prizes and awards include CBC Book of the Year: Older Readers for Strange Objects and Angel's Gate (1991 and 1994) which also received widespread international recognition; CBC Honour Book for Memorial (2000), CBC Picture Book of the Year for First Light (1994); CBC Picture Book of the Year for The Watertower (1995); The Lost Diamonds of Killiecrankie was a notable book in 1996. He is also the author of The Viewer and Mama's Babies, which were CBC Notable Books for 1998 and 1999 respectively. Gary is editor of the After Dark series and author of the picture books Bright Star, Troy Thompson's Excellent Peotry Book, Troy Thompson's Radical Prose Folio, Leo The Lion Tamer and Valley of Bones. Other Lothian YA Fiction titles are Dear Venny, Dear Saffron with Libby Hathorn and Edward Britton with Philip Neilsen.
Posted August 10, 2001
1.The Kraken is another exciting story by Gary Crew. The intriguing and frightening pictures by Marc McBride will capture your eye and take you on a joureny to an exciting and new place. 2.This incredible story is about Antonia and her brother Christopher. Christopher dreams about going to the moon and finding his eye sigh and Antonia goes with him. 3.There is a scary monster called The Kraken who goes and visits Antonia and Christopher's parents. 4.The fabulous pictures and the story will excite you and you won't want to put the book down. By Cassie Taylor.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.