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Favorite Children's

Authors & Illustrators

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Their Books: Past, Present & Future

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Many thanks to Marlene D. Perez for compiling this wonderful and extensive list for us!

 

JOY ALLEN, ILLUSTRATOR

NANCY BARNET, ILLUSTRATOR

WENDY CHRISTENSEN, ILLUSTRATOR

JIM DEFELICE, AUTHOR

ADELE M. FASICK, AUTHOR

LINDA JOHNS, AUTHOR

VERLA KAY, AUTHOR

BARBARA O'CONNOR, AUTHOR

LINDA SUE PARK, AUTHOR

ROBIN PULVER, AUTHOR

LINDA JOY SINGLETON, AUTHOR

LINDA S. WINGERTER, ILLUSTRATOR

 

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starJOY ALLEN, ILLUSTRATOR

 

A DOLLAR FOR PENNY (RandomHouse) due out in Fall'98

NEW FANGLED FAIRYTALES, Vol#1 (Meadowbrook)-cover art

NEW FANGLED FAIRYTALES, Vol#2 (Meadowbrook)-cover art-due out in Spring'99

GIRLS TO THE RESCUE, Vol#4 (Meadowbrook)-cover art

GIRLS TO THE RESCUE, Vol#5 (Meadowbrook)-cover art-due in Spring'99

 

EDUCATION PICTURE BOOKS (available in Learning and Teacher's book Stores)

ALL OF ME (Steck-Vaughn) due out in Fall'98

THE FARMER DIDN'T WAKE UP (Creative Teaching Press)

APRON ANNIE IN THE GARDEN (Creative Teaching Press)

MY BABY BROTHER (Creative Teaching Press)

THE HUNGRY FARMER (Creative Teaching Press)

APRON ANNIE'S PIES (Creative Teaching Press)-due fall'98

MATH WITH FARMER FRED (Creative Teaching Press)-fall'98

 

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starNANCY BARNET, ILLUSTRATOR

 

DREAM MEADOW (Helen V. Griffith, author; Greenwillow Books 1994 ISBN

0-688-12293-0 TR) Picture book, currently OOP.

 

WHERE'S THE FLY? (Caron Lee Cohen, author; Greenwillow Books 1996 ISBN

0-688-14044-0 TR) Picture book, in print.

 

THE BEACH (Sarah Tatler, author; CelebrationPress 1996 ISBN

0-673-75429-4)Picture book/schools.

 

I HAVE A NEW FAMILY NOW (Don't know the author's name yet -- my copy of the

book is arriving next week, Concordia 1998) Picture book/Sunday school

special-needs workbook.

 

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starWENDY CHRISTENSEN, ILLUSTRATOR

 

DADDY DAY, DAUGHTER DAY, Larry King and Chaia King, authors;Dove Kids 1997

 

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starJIM DEFELICE, AUTHOR

 

Avon Camelot, Eerie, Indiana series --forthcoming , (middle-grade fiction)

including "Bring Me a Dream" and "Finger Lickin' Strange." (Written as

Robert James.)

 

Avon Spinetingler ,if you look real hard, you can still find my all-time

favorite title (the cover is intense) "My Dentist Is A Vampire", under the

nom de gloom of M.T. Coffin.

 

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starADELE M. FASICK, AUTHOR

 

THE BEAUTY WHO WOULD NOT SPIN, illustrated by Leslie Elizabeth Watts, North

Winds Press (A Division of Scholastic - TAB Publications) Richmond Hill,

Ontario, Canada, 1989

 

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starLINDA JOHNS, AUTHOR

 

SARAH'S SECRET PLAN, Troll Publishing, 1995 (paperback version of this

picture book still available)

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star VERLA KAY, AUTHOR

GOLD FEVER - 1999 (G.P. Putnam's Sons) THREE STARRED REVIEWS

IRON HORSES - 1999 (G.P. Putnam's Sons) TWO STARRED REVIEWS + AWARDS

FORTHCOMING BOOKS:

COVERED WAGONS-BUMPY TRAILS - Fall 2000 (G.P. Putnam's Sons)

TATTERED SAILS - Fall 2001 (G.P. Putnam's Sons)

BROKEN FEATHER - Spring 2002 (G.P. Putnam's Sons)

HOMESPUN SARAH - Fall 2002 (G.P. Putnam's Sons)

ROUGH, TOUGH CHARLEY - Tentatively set for 2001? (Millbrook Press)

ORPHAN TRAIN - Contract under negotiation (G.P. Putnam's Sons)

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starBARBARA O'CONNOR, AUTHOR

 

MAMMOLINA: A STORY ABOUT MARIA MONTESSORI (Carolrhoda Books)

 

BAREFOOT DANCER: THE STORY OF ISADORA DUNCAN (Carolrhoda Books)

 

THE SOLDIER'S VOICE: THE STORY OF ERNIE PYLE (Carolrhoda Books)

 

THE WORLD AT HIS FINGERTIPS: A STORY ABOUT LOUIS BRAILLE (Carolrhoda Books)

 

KATHERINE DUNHAM(working title - to be published Spring 99) (Carolrhoda

Books)

 

BEETHOVEN IN PARADISE (Farrar, Straus, & Giroux/Frances Foster Books)

ME AND RUPERT GOODY (Farrar, Straus & Giroux/Frances Foster Books) to be

published

 

 

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starLINDA SUE PARK, AUTHOR

 

SEE-SAW GIRL-- 1999 Clarion Books

 

THE KITE FIGHTERS -- Scheduled for Fall 2000 release with Clarion Books

 

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starROBIN PULVER, AUTHOR

 

MRS. TOGGLE'S ZIPPER, illus. by R.W. Alley

 

MRS. TOGGLE AND THE DINOSAUR, illus. by R.W. Alley (Both Aladdin Paperback)

 

MRS. TOGGLE'S BEAUTIFUL BLUE SHOE, illus. by R.W. Alley Hardcover. (Simon &

Schuster Books for Young Readers)(Also, I think, a fairly new Scholastic

Book Club Selection)

 

HOMER AND THE HOUSE NEXT DOOR, illus. by Arnie Levin (Simon & Schuster Books

for Young Readers. This was JUST remaindered, so is probably still

available some places,e.g. Amazon.com. It was a Publishers' Weekly Pick of

the Lists.)

 

THE HOLIDAY HANDWRITING SCHOOL, illus. by G. Brian Karas Simon & Schuster

Books for Young Readers. This also was just remaindered, but still probably

available some places. It's also sometimes a selection of the Trumpet Book

Club.

 

NOBODY'S MOTHER IS IN SECOND GRADE, illus. by G. Brian Karas. Dial Books for

Young Readers--just went into its third printing.

 

ALICIA'S TUTU, illus. by Mark Graham Dial Books for Young Readers

 

Coming in 1999:

 

AXLE ANNIE, illus. by Tedd Arnold, Dial Books for Young Readers

 

MRS. TOGGLE'S BAD HAIR DAY (that's the title I want; the editor is calling

it Mrs. Toggle's Class Picture Day); illus by R.W. Alley,Scholastic

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starLINDA JOY SINGLETON, AUTHOR

Avon Camelot Books:

 

MY SISTER THE GHOST series

#1. Twin Again

#2. Escape to Ghostland

#3. Teacher Trouble

#4. Baby-sitter Beware

 

CHEER SQUAD

#1. Crazy for Cartwheels

#2. Spirit Song

#3. Stand Up And Cheer

#4. Boys Are Bad News

#5. Spring Into Stardom

#6. Camp Confessions

 

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starLINDA S. WINGERTER, ILLUSTRATOR

 

TALES ALIVE!: BIRD TALES FROM NEAR AND FAR, written by Susan Milord,

published by Williamson Publishing, due out March 27, 1998

 

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