Favorite Authors

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Ann Cameron
The Stories Huey Tells
The Stories Julian Tells

Florence Parry Heide
The Shrinking of Treehorn

Leo Lionni
In the Rabbitgarden
An Extraordinary Egg

An extra endearing tale of a few frogs and some kind of lizard. A model picture book.

Arnold Lobel
Frog and Toad
Frog and Toad Again

Lois Lowry
All About Sam
Zooman Sam

Petra Mathers
Lottie's New Beach Towel

Richard Scarry
I am a Bunny

by William Steig
Doctor De Soto
Sylvestor and the Magic Pebble
Amos & Boris

A good first novel. A dog is offered an exciting and dangerous path to adventure by a magical alligator. The dog, Dominic, takes the challenge and finds: treasure, friends, enemies, death and then, finally, love. But, that is a common story and says nothing of Steig's language, humor and courageousness of ideas. Nor, the odd fairy tale ending that feels stapled on to the end of the book.
Life is better with Dominic.

Mark Twain

Tomi Ungerer

an ancient and inspired classic
An old lady treats her companion, a boa constrictor, very well. The snake, Crictor, grows up to be an exemplary character (whether in a story book or in real life). Crictor enjoys the company of children, is a diligent student, foils a burglar and is finally awarded for his fine citizenship by the Mayor! (An idea borrowed for the end of, Mr. Lunch Borrows a Canoe.

Ed Young
Seven Blind Mice

Bernard Waber
Lyle, Lyle Crocodile
Lyle at the Office
Rich Cat, Poor Cat

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