Wild About Books
Illustrated by Marc Brown. Knopf, 2004.
New York Times #1 Children's Bestseller.
Association of Booksellers for Children's E.B. White
Book Sense (Independent Booksellers) Book of the Year
Bank Street College of Education's Irma Simonton Black
American Library Association Notable Book
"Sierra's text has a wacky verve and enough clever asides and allusions to familiar characters to satisfy bibliophiles of all ages. "
—School Library Journal (starred review)
"A wonderful advertisement for the joys of a literary life."
—Booklist (starred review)
The Sleepy Little Alphabet
Illustrated by Melissa Sweet. Knopf, 2009.
Horn Book Fanfare
IRA-CBC Children’s Choice Award
“The jaunty text and subversive humor in this hybrid alphabet book/bedtime story will certainly lead to repeat readings and new discoveries.”
—Horn Book (starred review)
The Secret Science Project that Almost Ate the School
Illustrated by Stephen Gammell. Simon and Schuster, 2006.
Ladybug Picture Book Award (Children’s Choice,
Golden Sower Award (Children’s Choice, Nebraska)
"In the tradition of Casey at the Bat and Edgar Allen Poe."
—Daniel Pinkwater on NPR’s Weekend Edition
Mind Your Manners, B.B. Wolf.
Illustrated by J. Otto Seibold. Knopf, 2010.
“This brilliant retelling deserves a place at the head of the fractured-fairy-tale pack.”
—School Library Journal
Antarctic Antics: A Book of Penguin Poems
Illustrated by Jose Aruego and Ariane Dewey. Harcourt, 1998.
American Library Association Carnegie Medal
(for the Weston Woods animated video)
Illustrated by Will Hillenbrand. Harcourt, 1997.
IRA-CBC Children’s Choice Award
“This is one of the most delightful picture books around!”
—Amazon.com Staff Reviewer
A hilarious alpha-bedtime story. Big letters try to put their little letters to bed, but the little ones are not cooperating. How will it end? Only Z knows for sure. A Horn Book Magazine best book of 2009.
Wacky rhymes based on scientific facts about emperor penguins, from the first peck on the eggshell in "I'm Almost Hatched," to penguin romance in "Be My Penguin," to the singing of the "Antarctic Anthem."
Who's new at the zoo?
Brand new babies, that's who.
Some popped from their mamas,
some hatched out of eggs,
some walked right away
on long wobbly legs."
A heartwarming and funny tale of adoption at the zoo.
The story of how Old MacDonald got his farm, with help from the ever-bossy Little Red Hen, reveals the true meaning of "E-I-E-I-O!"
The Big Bad Wolf is getting older. He's moved into the Villain Villa Retirement Center. An invitation to the storytime tea at the public library gives him a chance to prove that he's changed his ways.
What stands between a clever little monkey and those sweet bananas hanging from a tree? The Sillabobble Sea and its inhabitants, a band of hungry crocodiles. The monkey's counting skills help save the day.
Mr. Crocodile has planned his day hour by hour, finishing the afternoon with a crunchy monkey lunch. The monkeys have a different day in mind, one that ends with friendship.
It's a gloomy, rainy winter at the zoo, but the little hippo and the kangaroo know exactly how to banish the doldrums—put on a gigantic, spectacular show. A ZooZical!