Marilyn Singer, Author
Poetry
MISS MUFFET, OR WHAT CAME AFTER
(Clarion Books, 2016) What did happen to Miss Muffet after the spider sat beside her?  A wacky verse play featuring many nursery rhyme characters.  Illustrated by David Litchfield.
Echo Echo ECHO ECHO
(Dial/Penguin, 2016) The third book of reverso poems, this time based on Greek myths.
RUTHERFORD B., WHO WAS HE?
(Disney-Hyperion, 2013) Poems about our presidents.  Illustrated by John Hendrix.
Follow Follow FOLLOW FOLLOW: A Book of Reversos
(Dial Books, 2013) More fairy tale reversos, following Mirror Mirror.  Illustrated by Josee Masse.
A Strange Place to Call Home A STRANGE PLACE TO CALL HOME
(Chronicle, 2012) Poems about animals that live in difficult habitats.  Illustrated by Ed Young.
The Superheroes Employment Agency THE SUPERHEROES EMPLOYMENT AGENCY
(Clarion, 2012) Poems about B List superheroes.  Illustrated by Noah Z. Jones.
The Boy Who Cried Alien THE BOY WHO CRIED ALIEN
(Disney-Hyperion, 2012) A “silent movie” in poems about Larry the Liar, a spaceship, and a town.   Illustrated by Brian Biggs.
A Stick is an Excellent Thing A STICK IS AN EXCELLENT THING
(Clarion , 2012) A celebration of outdoor play.  Illustrated by LeUyen Pham. 
Every Day's a Dog's day EVERY DAY’S A DOG’S DAY
(Dial , 2012) Holidays for dogs.  Illustrated by Miki Sakamoto.
A Full Moon Is Rising A FULL MOON IS RISING
(Lee & Low, 2011) A global tour of the full moon--celebrations, beliefs, customs, and facts--through poems.  Illustrated by Julia Cairns
TWOSOMES: Love Poems from the Animal Kingdom TWOSOMES: Love Poems from the Animal Kingdom
(Alfred A. Knopf, 2011) Funny and punny couplets. Illustrated by Lee Wildish.
MIRROR, MIRROR MIRROR MIRROR: A Book of Reversible Verse
(Dutton Children's Books, 2010) The original book of reversos based on fairy tales. Illustrated by Josee Masse.
FIRST FOOD FIGHT THIS FALL FIRST FOOD FIGHT THIS FALL and Other School Poems
(Sterling, 2008) Poems about school seen through the eyes of a group of students. Illustrated by Sachiko Yoshikawa.
SHOE BOP! SHOE BOP!
(Dutton Children's Books, 2008) A little girl goes shoe shopping with her mother, told in poems and prose. Illustrated by Hiroe Nakata.
MONDAY ON THE MISSISSIPPI MONDAY ON THE MISSISSIPPI
(Henry Holt & Co., 2005) A lyrical trip down the Mississippi River. Illustrated by Frane Lessac.
CENTRAL HEATING: Poems about Fire and Warmth CENTRAL HEATING: Poems about Fire and Warmth
(Alfred A. Knopf, 2005) A series of poems about the faces of fire. Illustrated by Meilo So.
CREATURE CARNIVAL CREATURE CARNIVAL
(Hyperion Books for Children , 2004) A collection of poems about fabled animals from mythology, fairy tales, movies, etc., set at a county fair. A companion to Monster Museum (Hyperion, 2001). lllustrated by Gris Grimly.
HOW TO CROSS A POND HOW TO CROSS A POND
(Alfred A. Knopf, 2003) A series of poems about water in its many forms. Illustrated by Meilo So.
FIREFLIES AT MIDNIGHT FIREFLIES AT MIDNIGHT
(Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2003) Poems in the voices of animals at different times of day. Illustrated by Ken Robbins.
THE COMPANY OF CROWS THE COMPANY OF CROWS
(Clarion Books, 2002) A group of poems in the voices of crows -- and the people and other beings that interact with them. Illustrated by Linda Saport.
FOOTPRINTS ON THE ROOF: Poems About the Earth FOOTPRINTS ON THE ROOF: Poems About the Earth
(Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 2002) A series of poems celebrating the many aspects of the natural world of our planet. Illustrated by Meilo So.
MONSTER MUSEUM MONSTER MUSEUM
(Hyperion Books, 2001) Zombies, vampires, banshees, Bigfoot and other creepsters abound in this series of nutty poems featuring the strange exhibits found in the Monster Museum. Illustrated by Gris Grimly.
ON THE SAME DAY IN MARCH ON THE SAME DAY IN MARCH
(HarperCollins, Inc., 2000) A lyrical trip through the world's weather. A companion to Nine O'Clock Lullaby (HarperCollins, 1991).Illustrated by Frane Lessac.
ALL WE NEED TO SAY: Poems About School from Tanya and Sophie ALL WE NEEDED TO SAY: Poems About School from Tanya and Sophie
(Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 1996) School and friendship from the points-of-view of two narrators, Tanya and Sophie. Photographs by Lorna Clark.
THE MORGANS DREAM THE MORGANS DREAM
(Holt, 1995) The large Morgan family and the dreams they dream one night. Illustrated by Gary Drake.
PLEASE DON’T SQUEEZE YOUR BOA, NOAH!
(Holt, 1995) Silly poems about people and their pets. Illustrated by Clement Oubrerie.
FAMILY REUNION FAMILY REUNION
(Macmillan, 1994) A collection of poems featuring the characters and events of a family reunion held one sunny August day in Small Park. Illustrated by R.W. Alley.
SKY WORDS SKY WORDS
(Macmillan, 1994) Poems about the sky. Illustrated by Deborah Kogan Ray.
IT'S HARD TO READ A MAP WITH A BEAGLE ON YOUR LAP IT’S HARD TO READ A MAP WITH A BEAGLE ON YOUR LAP
(Henry Holt & Co., 1993) Silly dog poems. True doggerel. Illustrated by Clement Oubrerie.
IN MY TENT IN MY TENT
(Macmillan Publishing Company, 1992) Episodic poems depicting one family's camping trip as seen through the eyes of a young girl. A Junior Library Guild selection. Illustrated by Emily Arnold McCully.
NINE O'CLOCK LULLABY NINE O’CLOCK LULLABY
(HarperCollins, Inc., 1991) A lyrical trip through the world's time zones, starting and ending in Brooklyn, NY. Illustrated by Frane Lessac.
Turtle in July TURTLE IN JULY
(Simon & Schuster, Inc., 1989) Animal poems, one for each month of the year.
Illustrated by Jerry Pinkney.

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