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Steven Kellogg

Author, Illustrator

(1941 - )

Steven Kellogg

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.



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A-Hunting We Will Go (1998)

Steven Kellogg has written new verses to a traditional nursery song and enlivened it with his fanciful illustrations.

Author(s): Steven Kellogg
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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A, My Name is Alice (1984)

An alphabet jump rope jingle with animals from Alice ape to …

Author(s): Jane E. Bayer
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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Abby (1973)

When Abby learns she is adopted, she asks her parents if they can adopt a brother.

Author(s): Jeannette Caines
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1994)

Set along the Mississippi River, this book traces the adventures of Huckleberry Finn and Jim, the runaway slave. The great American novel.

Author(s): Mark Twain
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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And I Love You (2010)

A meditation on mothers and children and love.

Author(s): Ruth Krauss
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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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.

Author(s): Mercer Mayer
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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Aster Aardvark’s Alphabet Adventures (1987)

An alliterative animal alphabet.

Author(s): Steven Kellogg
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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Awful Alexander (1976)

Who took that cookie? Who didn’t eat their spinach? It must have been awful Alexander.

Author(s): Judith Choate
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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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.

Author(s): Diane R. Massie
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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Barney Bipple’s Magic Dandelions (1977)

Barney receives three dandelions which will grant three wishes, but things soon get out of hand.

Author(s): Carol Chapman
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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Barney Bipple’s Magic Dandelions (1988)

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.

Author(s): Carol Chapman
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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A Beasty Story (1998)

A group of mice tell themselves a ghost story.

Author(s): Bill Martin, Jr.
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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Best Friends (1975)

Kathy misses her best friend Louise when she goes away for the summer, but a new puppy brings them back together.

Author(s): Steven Kellogg
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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Big Bear Ball (2002)

The bears dance by the light of the moon.

Author(s): Joanne Ryder
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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The Big Book for Our Planet (1993)

Children’s authors and illustrators make the case for environmental protection.

Author(s): And others
Ann Durell
Illustrator(s): And others
Tomie dePaola
Susan Jeffers
Steven Kellogg

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The Big Book for Peace (1990)

Children’s authors and illustrators ask, ‘Why not peace?’

Author(s): Ann Durell
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg
Et al

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The Boy Who Was Followed Home (1975)

In desperation after Robert is followed home by 27 hippomotami, his parents call in a not very reputable witch.

Author(s): Margaret Mahy
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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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 . . .

Author(s): Eleanor B. Heady
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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Can’t You Pretend? (1970)

Cathy and Chris can both pretend, but they can’t agree on what to pretend.

Author(s): Miriam Young
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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The Castles of the Two Brothers (1972)

Klaus doesn’t want to live with his brother Hubert any more so he builds his own castle.

Author(s): Aileen Friedman
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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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.

Author(s): Alan Benjamin
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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Chicken Little (1985)

Is the sky falling? Officer Foxy Loxy offers Chicken Little shelter in his truck.

Author(s): Steven Kellogg
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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The Chickenpox Winter (1987)

Three friends spend the winter making snowmen and getting the chicken pox.

Author(s): Amy Ehrlich
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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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.

Author(s): Steven Kellogg
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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Clorinda (2003)

Clorinda the cow takes to the dance. The results are not quite what you might think.

Author(s): Robert Kinerk
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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Clorinda Plays Baseball (2012)

Clorinda the cow takes up baseball. In no time at all her protege Deke is in in the big leagues.

Author(s): Robert Kinerk
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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Clorinda Takes Flight (2007)

If pigs can fly, why not a cow?

Clorinda shows how.

Author(s): Robert Kinerk
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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Come Back, Cat (2008)

The cat isn’t sure whether to trust the little girl.

Author(s): Joan L. Nodset
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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Come Here, Cat (1973)

The cat is not sure she trusts the little girl.

Author(s): Joan L. Nodset
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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Come One, Come All (1991)

An anthology which is part of the ‘Reading, the Literature Experience’ series.

Author(s): Eve Bunting
Tomie dePaola
Steven Kellogg
Et al
Illustrator(s): Tomie dePaola
Steven Kellogg
Et al

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Crabapple Night (1971)

Did Mrs. Fink really poison their dog?

Author(s): Jan Wahl
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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The Day Jimmy’s Boa Ate the Wash (1980)

Jimmy brings his boa on the class field trip to a farm and chaos ensues.

Author(s): Trinka Hakes Noble
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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The Day the Goose Got Loose (1990)

When the goose got loose, she caused a riot. Nobody ever thought she’d try it!

Author(s): Reeve Lindbergh
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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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.

Author(s): Tom Paxton
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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Fingers (1983)

If his brother is such a great composer, why is he passing his work off as that of a ghost?

Author(s): William Sleator
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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For Our Children (1991)

This is an anthology of poetry, song and rhymes with illustrations by noted children’s illustrators.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): Jan Brett
Tomie dePaola
Michael Hague
Steven Kellogg
David Macaulay
David Wiesner
Et al

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Frogs Jump (1996)

Count up, then count down.

Author(s): Alan Brooks
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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Give the Dog a Bone (2000)

Nick-nack paddywhack, give the dog a bone, this old man came rolling home!

Author(s): Steven Kellogg
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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Granny and the Desperadoes (1970)

The two desperadoes can’t resist granny’s apple pie.

Author(s): Peggy Parish
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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The Great Christmas Kidnaping Caper (1975)

Marvin the Magnificent and his mouse gang, Fats and Raymond are on the case when Santa disappears just before Christmas.

Author(s): Jean Van Leeuwen
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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The Great Quillow (1994)

When a giant terrorizes and tyrannizes the village it is up to the toy maker to send him packing.

Author(s): James Thurber
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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The Green Bath (2013)

Sammy sets out to sea in his beautiful pea green bath tub and returns with the pirates’ treasure.

Author(s): Margaret Mahy
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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Grouchy Uncle Otto (1977)

Oliver bear goes to help his sick Uncle Otto.

Author(s): Alice Bach
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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Gustav the Gourmet Giant (1976)

A cruel giant threatens to eat a small boy.

Author(s): LouAnn Gaeddert
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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GWOT! Horribly Funny Hairticklers (1967)

Three traditional ghost stories.

Author(s): George Mendoza
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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Here Comes Tagalong (1971)

Steve is just Tagalong to his brother’s friends. Then he finds a group of friends his own age.

Author(s): Anne Mallett
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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How Much is a Million? (1985)

Marvelosissimo the magician, with the help of Steven Kellogg, illustrates large numbers.

Author(s): David M. Schwartz
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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How the Witch Got Alf (1975)

Alf is a donkey who just wants to be loved.

Author(s): Cora Annett
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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I was Born about 10,000 Years Ago (1996)

Steven Kellogg has updated this traditional ‘boast’ or tall tale with new verses.

Author(s): Steven Kellogg
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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If You Decide to go to the Moon (2005)

What would it be like to go to the moon?

Author(s): Faith McNulty
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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If You Made A Million (1989)

An introduction to economics.

Author(s): David M. Schwartz
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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The Invisible Moose (2006)

The shy young moose uses Professor McFowl’s invisibility potion to rescue his beloved from captivity.

Author(s): Dennis Haseley
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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Is Your Mama a Llama? (1989)

Lloyd the llama asks his friends about their mothers

Author(s): Deborah Guarino
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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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!

Author(s): Steven Kellogg
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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Iva Dunnit and the Big Wind (1985)

When a tornado sweeps across the prairie, Iva Dunnit saves her family and home.

Author(s): Carol Purdy
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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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.

Author(s): Steven Kellogg
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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Jill the Pill (1979)

Patrick’s older sister Jill bosses him around, and he doesn’t like it.

Author(s): Julia Castiglia
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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Jimmy’s Boa and the Big Splash Birthday Bash (1989)

Jimmy takes his boa to his birthday party at Sealand, and chaos ensues.

Author(s): Trinka Hakes Noble
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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Jimmy’s Boa and the Bungee Jump Slam Dunk (2003)

Miss Peachtree’s school of dance gets mixed up with basketball practice. Throw in Jimmy’s boa and you have a real mess!

Author(s): Trinka Hakes Noble
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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Jimmy’s Boa Bounces Back (1984)

Jimmy should have known better than to bring his boa to a garden party.

Author(s): Trinka Hakes Noble
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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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.

Author(s): Steven Kellogg
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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Kisses and Fishes (1974)

Be careful what you wish for.

Author(s): Liesel Moak Skorpen
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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Leo, Zack, and Emmie (1981)

Two friends become three friends.

Author(s): Amy Ehrlich
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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Leo, Zack and Emmie Together Again (1987)

Three friends spend the winter building snowmen and getting the chicken pox.

Author(s): Amy Ehrlich
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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Library Lil (1997)

When the power goes out Library Lil comes to the town’s rescue with her bookmobile.

Author(s): Suzanne Williams
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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Liverwurst is Missing (1981)

The baby rhinosterwurst is missing! Kidnappers have lured him away with mushrooms, his favorite food.

Author(s): Mercer Mayer
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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Matilda Who Told Lies and Was Burned to Death (1970)

Matilda comes to a bad end.

Author(s): Hilaire Belloc
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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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.

Author(s): Steven Kellogg
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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Millicent the Magnificent (1978)

The bear twins, Oliver and Ronald want to be acrobats like Millicent.

Author(s): Alice Bach
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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Millions to Measure (2003)

Marvelosissimo the Mathematical Magician explains how we measure things.

Author(s): David M. Schwartz
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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Molly Moves Out (1979)

Molly decides she wants to live on her own … but it is a little lonely.

Author(s): Susan Pearson
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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The Most Delicious Camping Trip Ever (1976)

Ronald and Oliver, the twin bear cubs go camping with Aunt Bear.

Author(s): Alice Bach
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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Mr. Rogers’ Songbook (1970)

Songs composed by Fred Rogers and sung in the neighborhood.

Author(s): Fred Rogers
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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Mrs. Purdy’s Children (1970)

The Purdys are a large family with eighteen children.

Author(s): Ruth Loomis
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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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.

Author(s): Steven Kellogg
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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The Mysterious Tadpole (1977)

Uncle McAllister sends Louis a tadpole from Loch Ness for his birthday -- but Alphonse is no ordinary tadpole.

Author(s): Steven Kellogg
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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The Mysterious Tadpole Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Edition (2002)

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.

Author(s): Steven Kellogg
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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The Mystery Beast of Ostergeest (1971)

The six blind men have a go at identifying the mysterious beast of Ostergeest.

Author(s): Steven Kellogg
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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The Mystery of the Flying Orange Pumpkin (1980)

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.

Author(s): Steven Kellogg
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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Mystery of the Magic Green Ball (1978)

Timmy has searched everywhere for his missing green ball.

Author(s): Steven Kellogg
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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The Mystery of the Missing Red Mitten (1974)

Annie is searching for her red mitten. She has already lost four of them this winter.

Author(s): Steven Kellogg
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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The Mystery of the Stolen Blue Paint (1982)

Belinda’s can of blue paint is missing and she is sure somebody took it.

Author(s): Steven Kellogg
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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Once, Said Darlene (1979)

Darlene’s stories are exciting, but is she stretching the truth a little?

Author(s): William Sleator
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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The Orchard Cat (1972)

Cat sets out to become a king, but has second thoughts.

Author(s): Steven Kellogg
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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The Orchard Cat (1983)

Cat sets out to become king, but has second thoughts.

Author(s): Steven Kellogg
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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Parents in the Pigpen, Pigs in the Tub (1993)

When the animals decide to exchange the barn for the house, at first it suits everyone.

Author(s): Amy Ehrlich
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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Paul Bunyan (1984)

The story of Paul Bunyan and his great blue ox, Babe, is one of the classic American folk tales.

Author(s): Steven Kellogg
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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Pecos Bill (1986)

Pecos Bill is the epic hero of the settling of the southwest.

Author(s): Steven Kellogg
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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A Penguin Pup for Pinkerton (2001)

Pinkerton, the great dane, is inspired to raise a penguin chick. As usual chaos ensues.

Author(s): Steven Kellogg
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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The Pickle Plan (1978)

Rachel wants to be noticed, but nobody cares. Then she notices someone else and discovers a friend.

Author(s): Marilyn Singer
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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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.

Author(s): Steven Kellogg
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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Pinkerton and Friends (2004)

Eleven complete Steven Kellogg adventures. Surely one of the greatest bargains in children’s books.

Author(s): Steven Kellogg
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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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.

Author(s): Steven Kellogg
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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Prehistoric Pinkerton (1982)

“Give a dog a bone” goes the old nursery rhyme. When you have a big dog, you need a big bone.

Author(s): Steven Kellogg
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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Ralph’s Secret Weapon (1983)

Reluctant to learn the bassoon at first, Ralph soon finds it has many interesting possibilities.

Author(s): Steven Kellogg
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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The Rattlebang Picnic (1994)

On a trip to Mount Fogg, Granny McTavish’s pizza comes in handy when the rattlebang car breaks down.

Author(s): Margaret Mahy
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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A Rose for Pinkerton (1981)

Pinkerton’s people decide he needs playmate. But a cat?

Author(s): Steven Kellogg
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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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?

Author(s): Mary Rodgers
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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Sally Ann Thunder Ann Whirlwind Crockett (1995)

This tall tale is based on the Davy Crockett almanacs published between 1834 and 1856.

Author(s): Steven Kellogg
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town (2004)

A favorite Christmas song in a lavishly illustrated setting.

Author(s): J. Fred Coots
Haven Gillespie
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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A Season of Stories - Holidays at the White House (2003)

This keepsake was printed for visitors to the White House at Christmas time 2003.

Author(s): George Bush
Laura Bush
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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The Smartest Bear and His Brother Oliver (1975)

Ronald decides to stay up all winter and finish reading the encyclopedia to prove he is better than his brother Oliver.

Author(s): Alice Bach
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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Snowflakes Fall (2013)

A meditation on snowflakes -- and children.

Author(s): Patricia MacLachlan
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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Snuffles and Snouts: Poems (1995)

A collection of Pig Poems illustrated by Steven Kellogg.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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Steven Kellogg’s Yankee Doodle (1976)

The famous Revolutionary War song.

Author(s): Edward Bangs
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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Tallyho, Pinkerton! (1982)

Pinkerton is in trouble again. This time he is in the thick of the hunt -- a fox hunt!

Author(s): Steven Kellogg
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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The Ten-Alarm Camp-Out (1983)

A family of ten armadillos go camping and cause quite a ruckus.

Author(s): Cathy Warren
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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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 …

Author(s): Steven Kellogg
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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There’s an Elephant in the Garage (1979)

A young girl and her cat go hunting for elephants in the garage.

Author(s): Douglas F. Davis
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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The Three Little Pigs (1997)

In this version of the three pigs, the wolf ends up waffled.

Author(s): Steven Kellogg
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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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.

Author(s): Steven Kellogg
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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Tom, Zack and Emmie in Winter (1987)

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.

Author(s): Amy Ehrlich
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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Uproar on Hollercat Hill (1980)

The cat family has a problem … and it’s out of control.

Author(s): Jean Marzollo
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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The Very Peculiar Tunnel (1972)

The zoo train takes its passengers to a jungle paradise.

Author(s): Jan Wahl
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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What’s Your Favorite Animal? (2014)

Fourteen illustrators show why they like their favorite animal.

Author(s): Eric Carle
Et al
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers
Steven Kellogg
Rosemary Wells
Et al

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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.

Author(s): Steven Kellogg
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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The Wizard Next Door (1993)

The narrator is the only one who can see the magic performed by the wizard next door.

Author(s): Peter Glassman
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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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?

Author(s): Steven Kellogg
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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The Yak, the Python and the Frog (1975)

Some little-known facts are revealed that will be useful for those thinking of choosing an exotic pet.

Author(s): Hilaire Belloc
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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Yankee Doodle (1996)

The Revolutionary War anthem.

Author(s): Edward Bangs
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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You Ought to See Herbert’s House (1973)

Herbert has been boasting about his wonderful house -- now his friend wants to visit -- what is he to do?

Author(s): Doris Herold Lund
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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