• 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