(1941 - )
Steven Kellogg (born October 26, 1941) is an American writer and illustrator who has created more than 90 children’s books. He is best known for writing books about animals, for which he credits his grandmother.
A-Hunting We Will Go (1998)
Steven Kellogg has written new verses to a traditional nursery song and enlivened it with his fanciful illustrations.
A, My Name is Alice (1984)
An alphabet jump rope jingle with animals from Alice ape to …
When Abby learns she is adopted, she asks her parents if they can adopt a brother.
Set along the Mississippi River, this book traces the adventures of Huckleberry Finn and Jim, the runaway slave. The great American novel.
And I Love You (2010)
A meditation on mothers and children and love.
Appelard and Liverwurst (1978)
Appelard has lost his mule and most of his farm buildings to a tornado, but it has left him with a baby rhinoceros. How the rhinoceros ends up in jail, is broken out by his mother and they all end up in the circus is the burden of this tale.
An alliterative animal alphabet.
Awful Alexander (1976)
Who took that cookie? Who didn’t eat their spinach? It must have been awful Alexander.
The Baby Beebee Bird (2000)
The baby beebee bird is a newcomer to the zoo and he likes to sing his song all night long.
Barney receives three dandelions which will grant three wishes, but things soon get out of hand.
In this edition Steven Kellogg has redone the illustrations. Barney receives three dandelions, each of which will grant a wish, but things soon start going wrong.
A Beasty Story (1998)
A group of mice tell themselves a ghost story.
Best Friends (1975)
Kathy misses her best friend Louise when she goes away for the summer, but a new puppy brings them back together.
Big Bear Ball (2002)
The bears dance by the light of the moon.
The Big Book for Our Planet (1993)
Children’s authors and illustrators make the case for environmental protection.
The Big Book for Peace (1990)
Children’s authors and illustrators ask, ‘Why not peace?’
In desperation after Robert is followed home by 27 hippomotami, his parents call in a not very reputable witch.
Brave Johnny O’Hare (1969)
Brave Johnny O’Hare is a little Australian boy who is not afraid of anything, even the Bunyip, until one night . . .
Can’t You Pretend? (1970)
Cathy and Chris can both pretend, but they can’t agree on what to pretend.
Klaus doesn’t want to live with his brother Hubert any more so he builds his own castle.
A Change of Plans (1982)
The Brown family sets out for a cruise and a picnic, but things just keep getting more and more complicated as more and more people decide to join them.
Chicken Little (1985)
Is the sky falling? Officer Foxy Loxy offers Chicken Little shelter in his truck.
The Chickenpox Winter (1987)
Three friends spend the winter making snowmen and getting the chicken pox.
The Christmas Witch (1986)
Gloria restores the ruined castle and make peace between the Valdoons and the Pepperwills. It all comes to a head on Christmas Eve.
Clorinda the cow takes to the dance. The results are not quite what you might think.
Clorinda Plays Baseball (2012)
Clorinda the cow takes up baseball. In no time at all her protege Deke is in in the big leagues.
Clorinda Takes Flight (2007)
If pigs can fly, why not a cow?
Clorinda shows how.
Come Back, Cat (2008)
The cat isn’t sure whether to trust the little girl.
Come Here, Cat (1973)
The cat is not sure she trusts the little girl.
Come One, Come All (1991)
An anthology which is part of the ‘Reading, the Literature Experience’ series.
Crabapple Night (1971)
Did Mrs. Fink really poison their dog?
Jimmy brings his boa on the class field trip to a farm and chaos ensues.
The Day the Goose Got Loose (1990)
When the goose got loose, she caused a riot. Nobody ever thought she’d try it!
Engelbert the Elephant (1990)
Engelbert the elephant receives an invitation to the Royal Ball. He proves that elephants can dance. If you know the tune you can sing along.
If his brother is such a great composer, why is he passing his work off as that of a ghost?
For Our Children (1991)
This is an anthology of poetry, song and rhymes with illustrations by noted children’s illustrators.
Frogs Jump (1996)
Count up, then count down.
Give the Dog a Bone (2000)
Nick-nack paddywhack, give the dog a bone, this old man came rolling home!
Granny and the Desperadoes (1970)
The two desperadoes can’t resist granny’s apple pie.
Marvin the Magnificent and his mouse gang, Fats and Raymond are on the case when Santa disappears just before Christmas.
The Great Quillow (1994)
When a giant terrorizes and tyrannizes the village it is up to the toy maker to send him packing.
The Green Bath (2013)
Sammy sets out to sea in his beautiful pea green bath tub and returns with the pirates’ treasure.
Grouchy Uncle Otto (1977)
Oliver bear goes to help his sick Uncle Otto.
Gustav the Gourmet Giant (1976)
A cruel giant threatens to eat a small boy.
Three traditional ghost stories.
Here Comes Tagalong (1971)
Steve is just Tagalong to his brother’s friends. Then he finds a group of friends his own age.
How Much is a Million? (1985)
Marvelosissimo the magician, with the help of Steven Kellogg, illustrates large numbers.
How the Witch Got Alf (1975)
Alf is a donkey who just wants to be loved.
Steven Kellogg has updated this traditional ‘boast’ or tall tale with new verses.
What would it be like to go to the moon?
If You Made A Million (1989)
An introduction to economics.
The Invisible Moose (2006)
The shy young moose uses Professor McFowl’s invisibility potion to rescue his beloved from captivity.
Is Your Mama a Llama? (1989)
Lloyd the llama asks his friends about their mothers
The Island of the Skog (1973)
The mice hope to escape the dangers of the city by sailing away to a desert island, only to find it is inhabited by the dreadful Skog!
Iva Dunnit and the Big Wind (1985)
When a tornado sweeps across the prairie, Iva Dunnit saves her family and home.
Jack and the Beanstalk (1986)
Jack trades his mother’s cow for a handful of beans -- but these are magic beans that grow to the giants’ land in the sky.
Jill the Pill (1979)
Patrick’s older sister Jill bosses him around, and he doesn’t like it.
Jimmy takes his boa to his birthday party at Sealand, and chaos ensues.
Miss Peachtree’s school of dance gets mixed up with basketball practice. Throw in Jimmy’s boa and you have a real mess!
Jimmy’s Boa Bounces Back (1984)
Jimmy should have known better than to bring his boa to a garden party.
Johnny Appleseed (1988)
Steven Kellogg tells the story of Johnny Chapman’s adventures as he sows apple trees ahead of the westward migration of the pioneers.
Kisses and Fishes (1974)
Be careful what you wish for.
Leo, Zack, and Emmie (1981)
Two friends become three friends.
Three friends spend the winter building snowmen and getting the chicken pox.
Library Lil (1997)
When the power goes out Library Lil comes to the town’s rescue with her bookmobile.
Liverwurst is Missing (1981)
The baby rhinosterwurst is missing! Kidnappers have lured him away with mushrooms, his favorite food.
Matilda comes to a bad end.
Mike Fink (1992)
In the days before steamboats, the keelboat men took freight down the Ohio River to the Mississippi and down to New Orleans.
Millicent the Magnificent (1978)
The bear twins, Oliver and Ronald want to be acrobats like Millicent.
Millions to Measure (2003)
Marvelosissimo the Mathematical Magician explains how we measure things.
Molly Moves Out (1979)
Molly decides she wants to live on her own … but it is a little lonely.
Ronald and Oliver, the twin bear cubs go camping with Aunt Bear.
Mr. Rogers’ Songbook (1970)
Songs composed by Fred Rogers and sung in the neighborhood.
Mrs. Purdy’s Children (1970)
The Purdys are a large family with eighteen children.
Much Bigger than Martin (1976)
A little boy is tired of playing second fiddle to his big brother Martin and thinks up ways to get bigger himself.
The Mysterious Tadpole (1977)
Uncle McAllister sends Louis a tadpole from Loch Ness for his birthday -- but Alphonse is no ordinary tadpole.
Uncle McAllister sends Louis a tadpole from Loch Ness for his birthday -- but Alphonse is no ordinary tadpole. For the twenty-fifth anniversary edition Steven Kellogg has re-illustrated his classic.
The six blind men have a go at identifying the mysterious beast of Ostergeest.
When Mr. Bramble moves away, the new owner of his house is not sure he wants to let the children who planted Patterson pumpkin have him for a jack-o’-lantern.
Timmy has searched everywhere for his missing green ball.
Annie is searching for her red mitten. She has already lost four of them this winter.
Belinda’s can of blue paint is missing and she is sure somebody took it.
Once, Said Darlene (1979)
Darlene’s stories are exciting, but is she stretching the truth a little?
The Orchard Cat (1972)
Cat sets out to become a king, but has second thoughts.
The Orchard Cat (1983)
Cat sets out to become king, but has second thoughts.
When the animals decide to exchange the barn for the house, at first it suits everyone.
Paul Bunyan (1984)
The story of Paul Bunyan and his great blue ox, Babe, is one of the classic American folk tales.
Pecos Bill (1986)
Pecos Bill is the epic hero of the settling of the southwest.
A Penguin Pup for Pinkerton (2001)
Pinkerton, the great dane, is inspired to raise a penguin chick. As usual chaos ensues.
The Pickle Plan (1978)
Rachel wants to be noticed, but nobody cares. Then she notices someone else and discovers a friend.
The Pied Piper’s Magic (2009)
An elf gets a magic set of pipes that transform things. Rats and an evil Grand Duke enter into the story.
Pinkerton and Friends (2004)
Eleven complete Steven Kellogg adventures. Surely one of the greatest bargains in children’s books.
Pinkerton, Behave! (1979)
Pinkerton has trouble learning the meaning of commands. But when a burglar shows up he is more than equal to the task.
Prehistoric Pinkerton (1982)
“Give a dog a bone” goes the old nursery rhyme. When you have a big dog, you need a big bone.
Ralph’s Secret Weapon (1983)
Reluctant to learn the bassoon at first, Ralph soon finds it has many interesting possibilities.
The Rattlebang Picnic (1994)
On a trip to Mount Fogg, Granny McTavish’s pizza comes in handy when the rattlebang car breaks down.
A Rose for Pinkerton (1981)
Pinkerton’s people decide he needs playmate. But a cat?
The Rotten Book (1969)
Simon overhears his parents talking about a rotten kid and wonders what he did. What would it be like to be a rotten kid?
This tall tale is based on the Davy Crockett almanacs published between 1834 and 1856.
A favorite Christmas song in a lavishly illustrated setting.
This keepsake was printed for visitors to the White House at Christmas time 2003.
Ronald decides to stay up all winter and finish reading the encyclopedia to prove he is better than his brother Oliver.
Snowflakes Fall (2013)
A meditation on snowflakes -- and children.
Snuffles and Snouts: Poems (1995)
A collection of Pig Poems illustrated by Steven Kellogg.
The famous Revolutionary War song.
Tallyho, Pinkerton! (1982)
Pinkerton is in trouble again. This time he is in the thick of the hunt -- a fox hunt!
The Ten-Alarm Camp-Out (1983)
A family of ten armadillos go camping and cause quite a ruckus.
There was an Old Woman (1974)
There was an old woman who swallowed a fly -- perhaps she’ll die. She doesn’t, but she can’t stop there …
A young girl and her cat go hunting for elephants in the garage.
The Three Little Pigs (1997)
In this version of the three pigs, the wolf ends up waffled.
The Three Sillies (1999)
A young man thinks his sweetheart and her family are the silliest people in the world until he meets the three sillies.
This is the British version of Leo, Zack and Emmie in Winter, also known a The Chickenpox Winter. The three friends have adventures in the snow and suffer through the chicken pox.
Uproar on Hollercat Hill (1980)
The cat family has a problem … and it’s out of control.
The Very Peculiar Tunnel (1972)
The zoo train takes its passengers to a jungle paradise.
What’s Your Favorite Animal? (2014)
Fourteen illustrators show why they like their favorite animal.
The Wicked Kings of Bloon (1970)
Two wicked brothers try to start a war, but are foiled by the gentle monsters and the people of Bloon are able to go back to their peaceful lives.
The Wizard Next Door (1993)
The narrator is the only one who can see the magic performed by the wizard next door.
Won’t Somebody Play with Me? (1972)
Kim can’t wait to open her birthday presents, but why won’t anyone play with her in the meantime?
Some little-known facts are revealed that will be useful for those thinking of choosing an exotic pet.
Yankee Doodle (1996)
The Revolutionary War anthem.