Paperback Books by Kathryn Gibbs Davis

Kathryn Gibbs Davis is the author of Mr. Ferris And His Wheel (2014), Wackiest White House Pets (2005), Merry Christmas, World! (1998), Camp Sink Or Swim (1997) and other 8 books.

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Mr. Ferris And His Wheel

release date: Sep 02, 2014
Mr. Ferris And His Wheel
Capturing an engineer’s creative vision and mind for detail, this fully illustrated picture book biography sheds light on how the American inventor George Ferris defied gravity and seemingly impossible odds to invent the world’s most iconic amusement park attraction, the Ferris wheel. A fun, fact-filled text by Kathryn Gibbs Davis combines with Gilbert Ford’s dazzling full-color illustrations to transport readers to the 1893 World’s Fair, where George Ferris and his big, wonderful wheel lifted passengers to the skies for the first time.

Wackiest White House Pets

release date: Jan 01, 2005
Wackiest White House Pets
Describes the various kinds of pets, including grizzly bears and alligators, kept at the White House by various presidents from George Washington to George W. Bush.

Merry Christmas, World!

release date: Jan 01, 1998
Merry Christmas, World!
Hoping to win a prize by devising the best Earth-friendly activity for her school''s "Green Christmas" contest, Michelle becomes so competitive that she begins driving everyone in her family crazy. Original.

Camp Sink Or Swim

release date: Jan 01, 1997
Camp Sink Or Swim
In trouble at camp because he has bragged about his non-existent swimming abilities, eight-year-old Danny finds himself forming an unexpected alliance with the bully "Two Ton" Tonya.

Katie Kicks Off

release date: Jan 01, 1994
Katie Kicks Off
When several members of the Never Sink Nine baseball team sign up for soccer, Walter is delighted to be assigned to the same team as the talented and athletic Katie, but just before the first game, Katie decides to quit. Original.

Nest Egg Nightmare

release date: Jan 01, 1997
Nest Egg Nightmare
When the visiting Soviet minister''s priceless jeweled egg is stolen, President''s daughter Molly Wright tries to contact the ghost of Thomas Jefferson for help.

Diamond Park Dinosaur

release date: Jan 01, 1994
Diamond Park Dinosaur
Although the Diamond Park ballfield is slated to become a new mall''s parking lot, team member Felix Smith seems unconcerned, but he soon discovers a dinosaur fossil and becomes an unwitting hero for the team. Original.

The Other Emily

release date: Jan 01, 1990
The Other Emily
Emily believes her name belongs to her alone, but on the first day of school she discovers that she is not the only Emily in the world. "Even listeners not plagued by the same-name problems with appreciate the happy ending as two Emilys discover that sharing a name can be a step toward making friends".--Booklist.

Maud Flies Solo

release date: Jan 01, 1990
Maud Flies Solo
Maud seeks ways to combat her loneliness when her older sister becomes interested in things that don''t include a sixth-grader.

Fishman and Charly

release date: Jan 01, 1983
Fishman and Charly
Eleven-year-old Tyler Hawkins, known as Fishman to his sister Charly, faces the double challenge of impressing his stern father and saving the gentle manatees he loves from the poachers who are slaughtering them.

Katy's First Haircut

release date: Jan 01, 1985
Katy's First Haircut
First-grader Katy begins to regret having her long hair cut short after she is mistaken for a boy.

Slugger Mike

release date: Jan 01, 1991
Slugger Mike
Will Mike and Walter still be best friends now that they both want to be the star hitter for their team?
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