- West Texas Christmas Stories (2013) Edited by Glenn Dromgoole
- The Southern Twelve Days of Christmas (2013)
- Southern Mother Goose (2013)
- The Twelve Days of Christmas, In Texas, That Is (2011)
- The Little Red Hen With a Pen (2011)
- The Green Mother Goose (2011) with co-author Jan Peck
- Fandango Stew (2011)
- A Southern Child’s Garden of Verses (2010)
- If You Give a Redneck a Moonpie (2009)
- Librarians’ Night Before Christmas (2007)
- Texas Aesop’s Fables (2008)
- Texas Mother Goose (2006)
- Rock ‘n’ Roll Dogs (2006)
- Texas Zeke and the Longhorn (2006)
- Ten Redneck Babies (2004)
- Nurse’s Night Before Christmas (2003)
- Jazz Cats (2002)
- Trucker’s Night Before Christmas (1999)
- Redneck Night Before Christmas (1997)
- Black Diamond (2011)
- Electric Lunch at Granny Bows (2011)
Cartoons and Graphic Novels
- Alvin’s Good Ole Boy Mail Order Catalog (2011)
- A Literary Devil’s Dictionary (2009)
- Tricks, Tactics, and Techniques from published authors Jan Peck and David Davis (2011)
- Nickels for the Plate (2011)
- Travels with Grandpaw: A Texas Memoir (2011)
David Davis lives in Clinton, Mississippi. He was born in 1948. He grew up in San Antonio, Texas. Davis attended Stephen F. Austin University.
He is an illustrator and author of children’s books, a pen and ink artist, a cartoonist, poet, and short story writer. Davis worked in the banking industry and then as a political cartoonist, turning to freelance cartoonist in the 1980’s.
Davis’s political cartoons, stories, and poems have been published in The Clarion Ledger, The Madison County Journal, Back Porch Magazine, Satire Magazine, and others.
The Mississippi Press Association awarded Davis for a political cartoon published in The Meridian Star in 1996.
He provides engaging presentations for children to get excited about reading and books, along with co-author of The Green Mother Goose, Jan Peck.
Two of Davis’s books were named to the Children’s Choice Top 100 List and Jazz Cats was a finalist in the Texas Golden Spur Award. His short story, Black Diamond, won an award from Writer’s Digest.
Davis passed away in August 2018.
Down a Country Road with Writer David Davis (2010)
- Read a review of Fandago Stew (2011)
- Davis’s Blog
- David R. Davis’s website
- Texas Reads: Texas children’s author David Davis was a friend by Glenn Dromgoole, Abilene Reporter News, June 16, 2018