Picture Books

Busy in the Garden Illustrated by Sam Williams. Greenwillow/HarperCollins, 2006.

Chicken Scratches: Poultry Poetry & Rooster Rhymes. With Lynn Brunnell. Illustrated by Scott Menchin.  Chronicle, 2010.

Climbing Kansas Mountains. Illustrated by Thomas B. Allen. Bradbury, 1993. “A Best Book of the Year”-School Library Journal.

Dance Away. Illustrated by Aruego & Dewey. Greenwillow, 1982. Paperback: HarperTrophy, 1991.

Hands Say Love. [Illustrator to be selected] Little, Brown: [to be published].

Heart to Heart. Illustrated by Steve Bjorkman. Houghton Mifflin, 1995.

Lizard’s Song. Illustarated by Aruego & Dewey. Greenwillow, 1981. Paperback: HarperTrophy, 1992.

Rabbit’s Gift. Illustrated by Laura Dronzek. Harcourt, 2007. Washington State Book Award – 2008.

Sea Gifts. Illustrated by Mary Azarian. Godine, 1989. Paperback: 2000.

The Secret Chicken Club. Illustrated by Deborah Zemke. Handprint Books, 2005.  Pointer Review—Kirkus.

Tippy-Toe Chick, Go! Illustrated by Laura Dronzek. Greenwillow/HarperCollins, 2003.  Starred Reviews—Horn Book & School Library Journal.  Honor Book—2003 Charlotte Zolotow Award.

Tomorrow’s Alphabet. Illustrated by Donald Crews. Greenwillow/HarperCollins, 1996.  Paperback: HarperTrophy, 1999.  Starred ReviewsBooklist & School Library Journal.  IRA Teacher’s Choice List 1997.  NCTE Notable Children’s Books in the Language Arts 1996.  Parenting Magazine Reading Magic Awards 1996.

White is for Blueberry. Illustrated by Laura Dronzek. Greenwillow/HarperCollins, 2005.  “A Best Book of the Year”—Parenting Magazine.

Who Put the Cookies in the Cookie Jar. Illustrated by Julie Paschkis. Holt, 2011.

Wise Acres. Illustrated by Deborah Zemke. Handprint Books, 2004.

The Witches’ Double Spelling Bee. [Illustrator to be selected]. Harcourt, [to be published]

In Your Libraries [Though Out of Print for Now]

April Showers. Illustrated by Aruego & Dewey. Greenwillow/HarperCollins, 1995.

Bean Boy. Illustrated by Peter Sis. Greenwillow/HarperCollins, 1984.

Dancing the Breeze. Illustrated by Jacqueline Rodgers. Bradbury, 1991.

Frog Legs. Illustrated by Amit Trynan. Greenwillow/HarperCollins, 2000.

The Gang and Mrs. Higgins. Illustrated by Andrew Vines. Greenwillow/HarperCollins, 1981.

Laughing All the Way. Illustrated by Meg McLean. Houghton Mifflin, 1992.

Lizard’s Guest. Illustrated by Aruego & Dewey. Greenwillow/HarperCollins, 2003.

Lizard’s Home. Illustrated by Aruego & Dewey. Greenwillow/HarperCollins, 1999.

Oh I Love. Illustrated by Cheryl Harness. Bradbury, 1988.

The Piney Woods Peddler. Illustrated by Nancy Tafuri. Greenwillow/HarperCollins, 1981.  ALA Notable Chidlren’s Book.

Seeds. Illustrated by Steve Bjorkman. Houghton Mifflin, 1994.

Spring: A Haiku Story. Illustrated by Malcah Zeldis. Greenwillow/HarperCollins, 1996.

The Surprise. Illustrated by Aruego & Dewey. Greenwillow/HarperCollins, 1983.

This is the Bird. Illustrated by David Soman. Houghton Mifflin, 1997. Pointer Review—Kirkus.

About Picture Books

Arnold Lobel. Twayne/Macmillan, 1989.