Z - Books by author

This section includes descriptions and links to recommended picture books that make excellent feature books in different themes or are special favorites that can extend and enrich the study of a particular subject.

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Duffy and the Devil cover Duffy and the Devil

A Cornish tale reminiscent of the traditional Rumpelstiltskin story; winner of the 1974 Caldecott medal.

Harry the Dirty Dog cover Harry the Dirty Dog

Harry, a white dog with black spots, runs away from his happy home and gets dirty rather than submit to a bath.

Manatee Winter cover Manatee Winter

A mother manatee and her little calf travel from the Gulf of Mexico through dangerous water full of speeding boats.

Beautiful Christmas Tree cover The Beautiful Christmas Tree

What can be done about the pitiful little pine tree Mr. Crockett has planted in front of his brownstone?

Mr. Rabbit and the Lovely Present cover Mr. Rabbit and the Lovely Present

Mr. Rabbit helps a little girl find a birthday present for her mother, who is especially fond of red, yellow, green, and blue.

The Storm Book cover The Storm Book

Depicts a summer storm from the first clap of thunder to the final rainbow.

Out Tree Named Steve cover Our Tree Named Steve

When a storm fells a favorite tree, Dad writes a letter to his children recounting memories of the role Steve (the tree) has played in their lives.