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Something New for Rosh Hashana

This little board book just kind of wrote itself, and the wonderful first Jewish publisher I showed it to fell in love with it and brought it out swiftly as a board book.

Cover of Merbaby's Baby by Jane Yolen

Merbaby’s Lullaby

This board book began years ago as a poem in a collection called DRAGON NIGHT & OTHER LULLABIES. From there it became a song with music by Lui Collins, a wonderful folk singing friend of mine with who I’d written many songs both for children and adults.

How Do Dinosaurs Choose Their Pets

I think this is the funniest of the Dino-Sty books, because the basic premise is so absurd as Dinos bring home tigers, etc from the zoo. And Mark Teague has gone all wild and crazy with the art.

Cover of How Do Dinosaurs Eat Cookies by Jane Yolen

How Do Dinosaurs Eat Cookies?

So the wonderful editor of the Scholastic novelty books, Jeff Salane, and I were having lunch in the Scholastic cafeteria, and we were looking for new How Do Dinosaurs novelty projects to complement the regular books. Having just finished a cook book with my wonderful daughter Heidi (taste-testing recipes can put

Cover of How Do Dinosaurs Laugh Out Loud? by Jane Yolen and Mark Teague

How Do Dinosaurs Laugh Out Loud?

This is what is called a novelty book, and it has lots of dino-stickers to add to each double page along with one of my silly dino rhymes. Or the dino stickers can go on a child’s shirt. Or a classroom GOOD WORK page, etc.

Cover of Good Night, Little Bunny by Jane Yolen

Good Night, Little Bunny

A novelty Touch-and-Feel rhymed book. This is a reworking of  BEDTIME FOR BUNNY with new illustrations because the editor wanted to give it a second chance. Oh–and I redid the rhyme a bit, too. I love second chances at books. It doesn’t often happen.

Cover of Sad, Mad, Glad Hippos by Jane Yolen

Sad, Mad, Glad Hippos

Key-Porter is a Canadian publisher, and this is how I got to them. My friend Jonathan Schmidt (and ex-editor at Tor) moved to Canada to be married and settle north of the border, and soon became head of trade books there. He introduced me to the children’s book editor, Linda Prussen, hoping I