Marilyn Singer, Author
Poetry
EVERY MONTH IS A NEW YEAR
(Lee & Low, 2018) Poems about New Year celebrations around the globe. Illustrated by Susan L. Roth.
FEEL THE BEAT!: Dance Poems that Zing from Salsa to Swing
(Dial Books/Penguin, 2017)  Poems about social dances in the rhythms of those dances.  Illustrated by Kristi Valiant.
MISS MUFFET, OR WHAT CAME AFTER
(Clarion, 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 Books/Penguin, 2016) The third book of reverso poems, this time based on Greek myths. Illustrated by Josee Masse.
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/Penguin, 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 Books/Penguin, 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/Penguin, 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/Penguin, 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
(Holt, 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
(Knopf, 2005) A series of poems about the faces of fire. Illustrated by Meilo So.
CREATURE CARNIVAL CREATURE CARNIVAL
(Disney-Hyperion, 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
(Knopf, 2003) A series of poems about water in its many forms. Illustrated by Meilo So.
FIREFLIES AT MIDNIGHT FIREFLIES AT MIDNIGHT
(Atheneum, 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, 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
(Knopf, 2002) A series of poems celebrating the many aspects of the natural world of our planet. Illustrated by Meilo So.
MONSTER MUSEUM MONSTER MUSEUM
(Disney-Hyperion, 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, 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
(Holt, 1993) Silly dog poems. True doggerel. Illustrated by Clement Oubrerie.
IN MY TENT IN MY TENT
(Macmillan, 1992) Episodic poems depicting one family's camping trip as seen through the eyes of a young girl.  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
(Macmillan, 1989) Animal poems, one for each month of the year. Illustrated by Jerry Pinkney.

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