(1893 - 1974)
Lois Lenski was a popular and prolific American writer and illustrator of picture books and children’s and young-adult fiction.
A-Going to the Westward (1937)
A story of pioneers settling in Ohio in the 1810’s.
Adventure in Understanding (1968)
A collection of the author’s speeches.
All Passion Spent (1931)
A novel about an elderly woman who gives up a great inheritance to live quietly. Dust jacket by Lois Lenski.
Alphabet People (1928)
An alphabet of rhymes about people in a child’s life such as ‘O is for Organ grinder.’
Animals for Me (1941)
A simple picture book for very young children about the animals around us.
Arabella and Her Aunts (1932)
Its all four aunts can do to keep one niece entertained for four days while her parents are away.
At Our House (1959)
A Read-and-Sing book about things around the house.
The Baby Car (1937)
The adventures of Mr. Small and his Baby Car. This is the British edition.
Bayou Suzette (1943)
The daily adventures of two girls on Bayou Barataria.
An elementary school reader. Includes a short poem by Lois Lenski.
Benny and His Penny (1931)
Benny has too many choices for his penny so he just keeps it.
Berries in the Scoop (1956)
A story about families growing cranberries on Cape Cod.
Betsy - Tacy (1940)
Five year old Betsy is delighted when red-headed Tacy moves in across the street and soon the two girls are inseparable.
Betsy and Tacy Go Downtown (1943)
Betsy and Tacy are growing up and explore their town of Deep Valley.
Betsy and Tacy are joined by Tib in these adventures.
Betsy-Tacy and Tib (1941)
Betsy and Tacy gain a new friend when Tib moves to Deep Valley.
The Betsy-Tacy Treasury (1995)
Big Little Davy (1956)
Follows Davy from a baby just learning to crawl until he goes off to his first day of school.
Blue Ridge Billy (1946)
A story about life in the Blue Ridge mountains of North Carolina, before the coming of the motor car.