book stack       Author Of The Month
Every month, we focus on an author of children's books. We read several of their books and often visit their websites. Here are some of our favorite authors:


August-Kevin Henkes

Lily's Purple Plastic Purse
Kitten's First Full Moon
Sheila Rae, The Brave
Chester's Way
Wemberly Worried

September-Leo Lionni
A Color of His Own
A Flea Story
Fish is Fish
Inch by Inch
little blue and little yellow
The alphabet tree

October-Laura Numeroff
If You Give A Mouse A Cookie
If You Give A Pig A Pancake
If You Give A Moose A Muffin
If You Take A Mouse To The Movies
If You Take A Mouse to School
What Mommies Do Best/What Daddies
      Do Best
What Grandmas Do Best
Beatrice Doesn't Want To

December-Denise Fleming

In The Tall, Tall Grass
In The Small, Small Pond
Barnyard Banter
Time To Sleep
The Everything Book
Mama Cat Has Three Kittens
The First of Winter

November-Tomie DePaola

Legend of the Bluebonnet
Legend of the Poinsettia
Strega Nova
Tale of Rabbit and Coyote
Jamie O'Rourke and the Big Potato


January-Jan Brett
The Mitten
The Hat
The Umbrella
Daisy Comes Home
Gingerbread Baby
Hedgie's Surprise
Town Mouse, Country Mouse

February-Audrey Wood

The Napping House
Quick As A Cricket
The Big Hungry Bear
Little Penguin's Tale
Silly Sally
King Bidgood's In The Bathtub

March- Dr. Seuss
Cat In The Hat
Foot Book
ABC Book
Green Eggs and Ham
Hop on Pop
The Places You'll Go
One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish
There's A Wocket In My Pocket
Fox In Socks

April- Eric Carle

Brown Bear, Brown Bear What Do You See?
Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You See?
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
The Mixed-Up Chamleon
The Grouchy Ladybug
The Very Busy Spider
The Very Lonely Firefly
Mister Seahorse
Pancakes, Pancakes!
Tiny Seed
Little Cloud
Dream Snow



May-Mem Fox/Robert Munsch

Shoes For Grandpa
Hattie And The Fox
Possum's Magic
Koala Lu

Alligator Baby
Purple, Green, And Yellow
Stephanie's Ponytail
The Fire Station
We Share Everything