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Celebrating 20 years in print!


Over 500,000 copies sold

 New York Times Picture Book Bestseller
E.B. White Read-Aloud Award
American Library Association Notable Book
IRA-CBC Children's Choice



"The author's sense of playfulness in plot and language ("llamas read dramas while eating their llunches"; a hippo wins the "Zoolitzer Prize") creates a lavish literary stew."—School Library Journal (starred review)


"A wonderful advertisement for the joys of a literary life." —American Library Association Booklist (starred review)




More classic picture books by Judy Sierra

Antarctic Antics: A Book of Penguin Poems. Illustrated by Jose Aruego and Ariane Dewey. Harcourt.


Born to Read. Illustrated by Marc Brown. Knopf, 2008.


Can You Guess My Name? Classic Tales Around the World. Illustrated by Stefano Vitale. Clarion Books.


Counting Crocodiles. Illustrated by Will Hillenbrand. Harcourt.


E-I-E-I-O! How Old MacDonald Got His Farm (with a Little Help from a Hen). Illustrated by Matthew Myers. Candlewick.


The Great Dictionary Caper. Illustrated by Eric Comstock. Simon & Schuster.


The House That Drac Built. Illustrated by Will Hillenbrand. Harcourt.


Mind Your Manners, B.B. Wolf. Illustrated by J. Otto Seibold. Knopf.


The Secret Science Project That Almost Ate the School. Illustrated by Stephen Gammell. Simon & Schuster.


Silly and Sillier: Read Aloud Tales from Around the World. Illustrated by Valeri Gorbachev. Knopf.


Sleepy Little Alphabet: A Bedtime Tale from Alphabet Town. Illustrated by Melissa Sweet. Knopf.


Suppose You Meet a Dinosaur. Illustrated by Tim Bowers. Knopf.


Tell the Truth, B.B. Wolf. Illustrated by J. Notto Seibold. Knopf.


What Time Is It, Mr. Crocodile? Illustrated by Doug Cushman. Harcourt.


Wild About You. Illustrated by Marc Brown. Knopf.