Marilyn Singer, Author
Picture Books
WHAT’S A BANANA?
(Harry N. Abrams, 2016) What can you do with a banana?  A young picture book.  Illustrated by Greg Pizzoli.
WHAT’S AN APPLE?
(Harry N. Abrams, 2016) What can you do with an apple?  A young picture book.  Illustrated by Greg Pizzoli.
Tallulah's Tap Shoes TALLULAH’S TAP SHOES
(Clarion, 2015) Tallulah is not keen about taking tap dance at dance camp.  Will she change her mind?  Illustrated by Alexandra Boiger.
I'm Gonna Climb a Mountain in My Patent Leather Shoes I’M GONNA CLIMB A MOUNTAIN IN MY PATENT LEATHER SHOES
(Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2014) Sadie goes camping in the wackiest wardrobe ever!  A rhymed picture book.  Illustrated by Lynne Avril.
Tallulah's Nutcracker TALLULAH’S NUTCRACKER
(Clarion, 2013) Tallulah gets a role in a professional production of The Nutcracker.  Will it go to her head?  Illustrated by Alexandra Boiger.
Tallulah's Toe Shoes TALLULAH’S TOE SHOES
(Clarion, 2013) Tallulah thinks it’s high time that she gets to dance on pointe.  Illustrated by Alexandra Boiger.
Tallulah's Solo TALLULAH’S SOLO
(Clarion, 2012) Tallulah is sure she’ll be picked for the lead in The Frog Prince. But will she?  Illustrated by Alexandra Boiger.
What Is Your Dog Doing? WHAT IS YOUR DOG DOING?
(Atheneum/Simon & Schuster, 2011) Sitting, staying, rolling over--dogs can do those things, but also so much more!  What is YOUR dog doing?  Illustrated by Kathleen Habbley.
Tallulah’s Tutu TALLULAH’S TUTU
(Clarion, 2011) Tallulah thinks she'd be a great ballerina--if only she had a tutu. What she doesn't realize is that she has to earn it. Illustrated by Alexandra Boiger.
I'M GETTING A CHECKUP I’M GETTING A CHECKUP
(Clarion Books, 2009) Time for a doctor's checkup! Illustrated by David Milgrim.
I'M YOUR BUS I’M YOUR BUS
(Scholastic Books, 2009) What does your friendly school bus do all day? Illustrated by Evan Polenghi.
CITY LULLABY CITY LULLABY
(Clarion Books, 2007) The city is rumbling, banging, beeping, but baby keeps on sleeping.Illustrated by Carll Cneut.
LET'S BUILD A CLUBHOUSE LET’S BUILD A CLUBHOUSE
(Clarion Books, 2006) An introduction to tools for young children. Illustrated by Timothy Bush. 2007
BLOCK PARTY TODAY! BLOCK PARTY TODAY!
(Alfred A. Knopf, 2004) There's a merry block party going on. Will Lola stay angry all day, or will she join in the fun?
BOO HOO BOO-BOO BOO HOO BOO-BOO
(HarperCollins, Inc., 2002) What do you do when you've got a boo-boo? A young picture book. Illustrated by Elivia Savadier.
QUIET NIGHT QUIET NIGHT
(Clarion Books, 2002) Frogs, raccoons, mosquitoes, yikes! How many animals are making noise on a quiet night? A cumulative picture book. Illustrated by John Manders.
DIDI AND DADDY ON THE PROMENADE DIDI AND DADDY ON THE PROMENADE
(Clarion Books, 2001) "Didi, go slow!" says Daddy. But Didi says, "No!" A lively picture book romp down the Brooklyn Heights Promenade. Illustrated by Marie-Louise Gay.
FRED'S BED FRED’S BED
(HarperCollins, Inc., 2001) Fred needs a new bed—what kind should it be? A young picture book. Illustrated by JoAnn Adinolfi.
THE ONE AND ONLY ME THE ONE AND ONLY ME
(HarperCollins, Inc., 2000) A child discovers that, though she has features of several relatives, she's uniquely herself. A young picture book. Illustrated by Nicole Rubel.
SOLOMON SNEEZES
(HarperCollins, Inc., 1999) Solomon Snorkel has a very big sneeze! A picture book in verse. Illustrated by Brian Floca.
Good Day Good Night GOOD DAY, GOOD NIGHT
(Marshall Cavendish, 1998) A picture book in verse about daytime and nighttime animals. Illustrated by Ponder Goembel.
THE MAIDEN IN THE MOOR THE MAIDEN ON THE MOOR
(Morrow, 1995) Two shepherd brothers find a maiden sleeping on a frozen moor. The kind and lonely brother brings her to his house. Day after day, he and his dogs keep watch over her. One night as he sleeps, she awakes and is transformed into a snow goose. But the shepherd is rewarded for his kindness with a new love. Illustrated by Troy Howell.
THE PALACE OF THE OCEAN KING IN THE PALACE OF THE OCEAN KING
(Atheneum, 1995) At a duke’s castle, Mariana meets and falls in love with Sylvain. When his ship is wrecked, she, who is afraid of water, must dive to the depths of the sea to rescue him from the powerful Ocean King. Illustrated by Ted Rand.
THE PAINTED FAN THE PAINTED FAN
(Morrow, 1994) When the evil Lord Shang bans all the fans in his realm, Bright Willow manages to save hers, a magical heirloom passed down through generations, and uses it to defeat the villain, rescue her love, Seahorse, and reunite the divided houses of Li and Chen. Illustrated by Wenhai Ma.
CHESTER, THE OUT OF WORK DOG CHESTER, THE OUT OF WORK DOG
(Henry Holt & Co., 1992) When Chester's family moves from the country to the city, the poor border collie is out-of-work. Desperately missing his sheep, he tries to herd everything in sight, with disastrous consequences, until he finally gets a new and most satisfying job. Illustrated by Cat Bowman Smith.
THE GOLDEN HEART OF WINTER THE GOLDEN HEART OF WINTER
(Morrow, 1991) To help him choose the next master of the forge, a blacksmith sends his three sons on a quest to bring him back something of value. Kindly Half, the youngest, stops in a magical wood to free an imprisoned raven, who tells him the secret of the most precious object in the world: the Golden Heart of Winter, a glowing heart that beats beneath the ground so that spring will follow winter forever and Life will rule equally with Death. When his two greedy brothers dig up the Heart, it is up to Half to rescue it and save his land from ruin. Illustrated by Robert Rayevsky.
MINNIE’S YOM KIPPUR BIRTHDAY
(Harper & Row, Publishers, 1989) A little girl's birthday falls on Yom Kippur, and it turns out to be a very different one indeed. Illustrated by Ruth Rosner.
ARCHER ARMADILLO'S SECRET ROOM ARCHER ARMADILLO’S SECRET ROOM
(Macmillan, 1985) When Archer's family moves away from "the best burrow in the state of Texas," a distressed Archer runs back to his old home. Illustrated by Beth Lee Weiner.
Will You Take Me to Town on Strawberry Day? WILL YOU TAKE ME TO TOWN ON STRAWBERRY DAY?
(Harper & Row Publishers, 1981) A visit to a British country fair, in verse, with music. Illustrated by Trinka Hakes Noble.
The Pickle Plan THE PICKLE PLAN
(E.P. Dutton, 1978) Rachel tries different plans to get people to notice her. Illustrated by Steven Kellogg.

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