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Listed below are all my books for children organized by publisher and year of publication. You can find most of my books in school and public libraries. You can find many of my out of print books as used books on Amazon and other book services.

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PictureWindow Books | Boyds Mills Books | Morrow Junior Books | Clarion Books | Harcourt Brace | Carolrhoda | Scholastic Books | Silver Press | Ladybird | John Wiley and Sons | Franklin Watts | Julian Messner | Walker | E.P. Dutton | Charlesbridge | Harper Collins

Charlesbridge Publishing

Hatching ChicksHatching Chicks in Room 6 (Charlesbridge, 2017)(available January 10, 2017)

Follow a classroom of kindergarteners as they hatch chicks in an incubator. Photographs by Caroline Arnold.

Living FossilsLiving Fossils: Clues to the Past (Charlesbridge, 2016)(available February 9, 2016)

Discover living animals remarkably similar to their fossil ancestors. Illustrated by Andrew Plant.

Warmer WorldA Warmer World (2012)

From polar bears to butterflies, Learn how climate change is affecting wildlife.



Wiggle and WaggleWiggle and Waggle (2007)

Wiggle and Waggle are worms. They work in the garden. Meet these two wiggly, waggly heroes in five wormy chapters for beginning readers.



Super Swimmers: Whales, Dolphins, and Other Mammals of the SeaSuper Swimmers: Whales, Dolphins, and Other Mammals of the Sea (2007)

Meet aquatic mammals--from whales and walruses to polar bears and dugongs--and discover how they survive in the world's oceans.


Who Has More?  Who Has Fewer?Who Has More? Who Has Fewer? (2004) ISBN 1-57091-493-1

This board book for preschoolers, illustrated with colorful cut paper art by Caroline Arnold, introduces seven birds and allows the reader to count their various number of eggs and babies.


Who Is Bigger?  Who Is Smaller?Who Is Bigger? Who Is Smaller? (2004) ISBN 1-57091-495-8

This board book for preschoolers, illustrated with colorful cut paper art by Caroline Arnold, compares seven farm animals and allows the reader to discover who is bigger and who is smaller.


Birds Nature's Magnificent Flying MachinesBirds Nature's Magnificent Flying Machines (2003) hardcover ISBN 1-57091-516-4, paperbound ISBN 1-57091-572-5

This book, beautifully illustrated by Patricia Wynne, looks at how feathers, body structure, and wings vary from bird to bird. Readers will learn the mechanics of bird flight from takeoff to landing and discover how wing types meet the survival needs of each species.


Did You Hear That?  Animals With SuperhearingDid You Hear That? Animals With Superhearing (2001) hardcover ISBN 1-57091-404-4, paperbound ISBN 1-57091-405-2

From bats and dolphins to elephants and whales, many animals are able to hear sounds that are above or below the range of human hearing. Found out how a super sense of hearing helps these animals to survive.

Shockers of the Sea Shockers of the Sea (1999) hardcover ISBN 0-88106-873-X, paperbound ISBN 0-88106-874-8

You wouldn't want to touch an electric eel, electric ray or electric catfish because you would get a strong shock. Learn how these and other animals use their ability to make and feel electricity to survive.

PictureWindow Books

A Day and Night in the Rain Forest A Day and Night in the Rain Forest (Capstone: PictureWindow Books, Jan 2015)

This book for primary grades, illustrated with colorful cut paper art by Caroline Arnold, follows a 24 cycle of life in the Amazon rain forest.



A Day and Night in the Desert A Day and Night in the Desert (Capstone: PictureWindow Books, Jan 2015)

This book for young readers, illustrated with colorful cut paper art by Caroline Arnold, follows a 24 cycle of life in the Sonoran desert.



A Day and Night on the Prairie A Day and Night on the Prairie (Capstone: PictureWindow Books, Jan 2015)

Illustrated with colorful cut paper art by Caroline Arnold, this book for primary grades follows a 24 cycle of activity on the prairie.



A Day and Night in the ForestA Day and Night in the Forest (Capstone: PictureWindow Books, Jan 2015)

This book for young readers follows a 24 cycle of activity in a North American deciduous forest. Illustrated with cut-paper art by Caroline Arnold.


A Panda's World A Panda's WorldBoard Book (PictureWindow Books, Feb 2015)

This board book for preschool and early readers, illustrated with colorful cut paper art by Caroline Arnold, follows a baby panda as it grows up in the forest.


A Zebra's World A Zebra's WorldBoard Book (PictureWindow Books, Feb 2015)

This board book for preschool and early readers, illustrated with colorful cut paper art by Caroline Arnold, follows a baby zebra as it grows up on the African plain.


A Penguin's World A Penguin's World Board Book (PictureWindow Books, Feb 2015)

Illustrated with colorful cut paper art by Caroline Arnold, this board book for preschool and early readers follows two Adelie penguin chicks as they grow up in Antarctica.


A Polar Bear's World A Polar Bear's WorldBoard Book (PictureWindow Books, Feb 2015)

This board book for preschool and early readers, illustrated with colorful cut paper art by Caroline Arnold, follows two polar bear cubs as they grow up in the icy world of the Arctic.


A Polar Bear's World A Polar Bear's World (PictureWindow Books, 2010)

This book for primary grades, illustrated with colorful cut paper art by Caroline Arnold, follows two polar bear cubs as they grow up in the icy world of the Arctic.


A Walrus' World A Walrus' World (PictureWindow Books, 2010)

This book for young readers, illustrated with colorful cut paper art by Caroline Arnold, follows a baby walrus as it grows up in the cold waters of the Arctic.


A Moose's World A Moose's World (PictureWindow Books, 2010)

Illustrated with colorful cut paper art by Caroline Arnold, this book for primary grades follows a moose calf as it grows up in the far north.


A Bald Eagle's WorldA Bald Eagle's World (PictureWindow Books, 2010)

This book for young readers follows two eaglets as they grow up in Alaska. Illustrated with cut-paper art by Caroline Arnold.


A Koala's World A Koala's World (PictureWindow Books, 2008)

This book for primary grades, illustrated with colorful cut paper art by Caroline Arnold, follows a baby koala as it grows up in an Australian forest.


A Kangaroo's World A Kangaroo's World (PictureWindow Books, 2008)

This book for young readers, illustrated with colorful cut paper art by Caroline Arnold, follows a baby kangaroo as it grows up in Australia.


A Platypus' World A Platypus' World (PictureWindow Books, 2008)

Illustrated with colorful cut paper art by Caroline Arnold, this book for primary grades follows two baby platypuses as they grow up in an Australian stream.


A Wombat's WorldA Wombat's World (PictureWindow Books, 2008)

This book for young readers introduces a baby wombat, and follows him as he grows up in Australia. Illustrated with cut-paper art by Caroline Arnold.


A Panda's World A Panda's World (2006) ISBN 1-4048-1322-5

This book for primary grades, illustrated with colorful cut paper art by Caroline Arnold, follows a baby panda as it grows up in the forest.


A Zebra's World A Zebra's World (2006) ISBN 1-4048-1324-1

This book for young readers, illustrated with colorful cut paper art by Caroline Arnold, follows a baby zebra as it grows up on the African plain.


A Penguin's World A Penguin's World (2006) ISBN 1-4048-1323-3

Illustrated with colorful cut paper art by Caroline Arnold, this book for primary grades follows two Adelie penguin chicks as they grow up in Antarctica.


A Killer Whale's WorldA Killer Whale's World (2006) ISBN 1-4048-1321-7

This book for young readers introduces a baby killer whale, or orca, and follows him and his family pod as he grows up in the ocean.

Boyds Mills Press

The Terrible Hodag and the Animal Catchers The Terrible Hodag and the Animal Catchers (2006) ISBN 1-59078-166-X

A tall tale set in the north woods about a creature with the head of an ox, feet of a bear, back of a dinosaur and tail of an alligator and how his lumberjack friends help keep him from going to a zoo.

Clarion Books (Houghton Mifflin)

Global Warming and the DinosaursGlobal Warming and the Dinosaurs (Clarion, 2009)

Did you think dinosaurs only lived in warm climates? New discoveries show us that they also thrived in Earth's polar regions.


Giant Sea ReptilesGiant Sea Reptiles of the Dinosaur Age (Clarion, 2007)

Read about ichthyosaurs, plesiosaurs, and mosasaurs, giant marine reptiles that ruled the oceans in the Dinosaur Age.


Pterosaurs, Rulers of the Skies in the Dinosaur AgePterosaurs, Rulers of the Skies in the Dinosaur Age (2004) ISBN 0-618-31354-0

Read about flying reptiles, some with wingspans as large as forty feet, that dominated the skies millions of years ago when dinosaurs ruled the earth and giant marine reptiles ruled the oceans.

Uluru, Australia's Aboriginal HeartUluru, Australia's Aboriginal Heart (2003) ISBN 0-618-18181-4

This book focuses on the giant rock formation of Uluru, formerly known as Ayers Rock,which is a sacred site for Aboriginal Australians and a place to observe the varied and fascinating wildlife of the vast Australian desert.


When Mammoths Walked the EarthWhen Mammoths Walked the Earth (2002) ISBN 0-618-09633-7

During the Ice Age, woolly mammoths roamed the frozen lands to the north, while the huge Columbian mammoths lived in warmer parts of North America. Find out how scientists are learning more about these extinct relatives of elephants from fossil remains found in places ranging from sinkholes and tarpits to frozen tundra and at the bottom of the sea. Illustrated with beautiful watercolor paintings by Laurie Caple.

Dinosaurs With Feathers: The Ancestors of Modern BirdsDinosaurs With Feathers: The Ancestors of Modern Birds (2001) ISBN 0-618-00398-3

Recent fossil discoveries of dinosaurs with feathers add to a growing body of evidence that one branch of the dinosaur family tree developed into birds. Learn about the latest scientific discoveries and what they tell us about the ancestry of birds.


Easter Island: Giant Stone Statues Tell of a Rich and Tragic PastEaster Island: Giant Stone Statues Tell of a Rich and Tragic Past (2000) ISBN 0-395-87609-5

Easter Island is the most remote inhabited place on Earth. Find out about the giant stone statues that line its shores and learn about the people who carved them centuries ago.


Giant Shark: Prehistoric Super Predator Giant Shark: Prehistoric Super Predator (2000) ISBN 0-395-91419-1

At more than fifty feet in length, megalodon was the largest predatory shark that ever lived. Find out about this extinct relative of the great white shark and its fossil remains.


El Nino: Stormy Weather For People and Wildlife El Nino: Stormy Weather For People and Wildlife (hardcover 1998, papeback 2005)

El Nino is the most important influence on world weather beyond the annual cycle of the seasons. Find out how scientists are learning about El Nino, La Nina, and the Southern Oscillation and how ocean warming that begins in the tropical Pacific is one of the most important keys to understanding the world's weather.


Stone Age Farmers Beside the Sea: Scotland's Prehistoric Village of Skara BraeStone Age Farmers Beside the Sea: Scotland's Prehistoric Village of Skara Brae (1997) ISBN 0-395-77601-5

Five thousand years ago Stone Age farmers tilled the land in northern Scotland. Join visitors to the Orkney Islands and explore the remains of the Neolithic village of Skara Brae and see many of the ancient objects found during its excavation. No other place in Northern Europe provides such a complete picture of life in this period when people made tools of stone and bone and began to live in settled communities.

Dinosaurs All Around: An Artist's View of the Prehistoric WorldDinosaurs All Around: An Artist's View of the Prehistoric World (1997.) ISBN 0-395-86620-0

The dinosaur Allosaurus, a powerful meat eater, stands with its jaws open, ready to bite. This dinosaur is not just a display of bones but a life-size sculpture, so real you can imagine it stepping off its platform and roaming through the halls.

Stephen Czerkas's dinosaur models, ranging from the largest carnivores to hatching babies, are widely exhibited in museums. This book is based on a traveling exhibit, "Dinosaurs: A Global View," organized by the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County and a visit to the artist's studio. Czerkas draws on a painstaking study of fossil bones, living reptiles, and modern animal behavior in the process of putting skin over the bones, choosing color and markings and action poses for the most true-to-life portrayal possible.

Learn how such models are constructed, and the decisions the artist must make in portraying these long-vanished reptiles. Find out how models like these help us to understand what live was like millions of years ago when dinosaurs were alive.

StoriesStories in Stone : Rock Art Pictures by Early Americans (1996)

This visit to the canyons of the Coso Range in the California desert reveals of thousands of ancient stone engravings of people, animals, and abstract symbols -- evidence of some of the earliest human life in North America.


City of the Gods: Mexico's Ancient City of TeotihuacanaCity of the Gods: Mexico's Ancient City of Teotihuacan (1994) ISBN 0-395-66584-7

 


The Ancient Cliff Dwellers of Mesa Verde The Ancient Cliff Dwellers of Mesa Verde (Hardcover 1992, Paperback 2000)

The Anasazi, who once lived in what is now Mesa Verde National Park, suddenly left their homes in about 1200 AD. In this book you will learn about their culture and view the remains of the clifftop dwellings, pottery, tools and other artifacts they left behind.


Watch Out for Sharks! (1991) ISBN 0-395-57560-5

Dinosaurs Down Under: And Other Fossils from Australia (1990) ISBN 0-89919-814-7

Dinosaur Mountain: Graveyard of the Past (1989) ISBN 0-89919-4

Juggler (1988) ISBN 0-89919-496-6 Out of Print

Trapped in Tar: Fossils from the Ice Age (1987) ISBN 0-89919-415-X Out of Print

Music Lessons for Alex (1985) Out of Print

Pets Without Homes (1983) ISBN 0-89919-6

John Wiley and Sons

The Geography Book:  Activities for Exploring, Mapping, and Enjoying Your WorldThe Geography Book: Activities for Exploring, Mapping, and Enjoying Your World (2001) ISBN 1-4048-1321-7

This book, filled with fifty nifty hands-on activities, provides exciting ways to learn about latitude and longitude, maps, climate, natural features of the earth, and other geographical concepts.

Carolrhoda Books and Lerner Books

Taj MahalTaj Mahal (2007)

Echoing the style of the magnificent illustrated manuscripts that chronicle royal life in 16th century India, this book about Emperor Shah Jahan and his wife Mumtaz Mahal recalls both history and legend in the story of their meeting, of the epic events of their life together, and of the ultimate fulfillment of a promise.


Skeletal SystemThe Skeletal System (2005)

This book for beginning readers introduces the bones of the human body and uses photographs and diagrams to show how they work. An Early Bird Body Systems book. Available in Spanish, November 2006.

Ostriches Ostriches (2000) ISBN 0-8225-3044-9

Ostriches are the world's largest living bird. Beginning readers will learn about the life cycle of these flightless giants and how they are adapted for survival on the grasslands of Africa.

Playtime for Zoo Animals Playtime for Zoo Animals (1999) ISBN 1-57505-391-8

Find out how tigers, elephants, koalas and other zoo animals play in this easy-read book.


Mealtime for Zoo Animals Mealtime for Zoo Animals (1999) ISBN 1-57505-287-5

Discover some of the many foods that monkeys, zebras, cheetahs and other zoo animals eat in this easy-read book.


Splashtime for Zoo Animals Splashtime for Zoo Animals (1999) ISBN 1-57505-288-1

Learn how water is important for hippos, flamingos, polar bears and other zoo animals in this easy-read book.


Noisytime for Zoo Animals Noisytime for Zoo Animals (1999) ISBN 1-57505-289-X

Listen to the many sounds that lions, parrots, monkeys and other zoo animals make in this easy- read book.


Sleepytime for Zoo Animals Sleepytime for Zoo Animals (1999) ISBN 1-57505-290-3

See how lions, orangutans, rhinoceroses and other zoo animals get their rest in this easy-read book.


Mother and Baby Zoo Animals Mother and Baby Zoo Animals (1999) ISBN 1-57505-285-7

Watch mother and baby llamas, giraffes, pandas and other zoo animals in this easy-read book.


Cats (1999) ISBN 0-8225-3032-5

Children of the Settlement Houses Children of the Settlement Houses (1998)

University Settlement House, which opened in New York City in 1886, was the first settlement house in the United States. This book looks at how poor immigrants in urban settings were helped through community centers that offered classes, sports activities, libraries, and at some locations, medical services.

Bobcats Bobcats (1997)

Bobcats are small wild cats that are distinguished by their tufted ears and short "bobbed" tails. Beginning readers will learn about the life cycle of these natural born predators and how they are adapted for survival in a wide variety of habitats.

Watching Desert Wildlife (1994) ISBN 0-87614-841-0

Cats: in From the Wild (1993) ISBN 0-87614-692-2

House Sparrows Everywhere(1992) ISBN 0-87614-696-5

Ostriches and other Flightless Birds (1990) ISBN 0-87614-377-X

Tule Elk (1989) ISBN 0-87614-343-5

A Walk on the Great Barrier Reef (1988) ISBN 0-87614-285-4

Saving the Peregrine Falcon (1985) ISBN 0-87614-523-3

The Biggest Living Thing (Written and Illustrated by Caroline Arnold) (1983) ISBN 0-87614-245-5 - Out of Print

Animals that Migrate (1982) ISBN 0-87614-194-7 - Out of Print

Troll Books (no longer in business)

Baby Whale RescueBaby Whale Rescue (1999)

On January 10, 1997, a baby gray whale was discovered at Marina del Rey beach in Southern California. The young whale was exhausted, hungry, and near death. This is the story of her rescue, recovery, and return to the sea.

Harper Collins

Australian Animals Australian Animals (2000)

The island continent of Australia is home to an amazing variety of wildlife. From koala to kangaroo, platypus to kookaburra, find out how many animals adapt to their own special environments.

Morrow Junior Books (William Morrow)

South American Animals South American Animals (1999) Out of Print

The continent of South America is home to an incredible variety of wildlife. From flamingo to jaguar, sloth to armadillo, find out how many different kinds of animals adapt to their own special environments.


African Animals African Animals (1997) ISBN 0-688-14115-3

The continent of Africa is home to an amazing variety of wildlife. From giraffes to elephants, meerkats to lions--youngsters can learn how each species is able to adapt to diverse environments ranging from vast grasslands to deep forests to arid deserts.

BatBat (1996) ISBN 0-688-13727-X Out of Print

Discusses the physiology and behavior of this mammal as well as the fears, misconceptions, and superstitions which have given it a bad reputation.


FoxFox (1996) ISBN 0-688-13729-6 Out of Print

This book focuses on the tiny kit fox which makes its home in the desert regions of the United States and Mexico highlighting its special characteristics and comparing them with those of the other five species of foxes found in the United States. Named an Outstanding Science Trade Book by the NSTA/CBC


Lion (1995) ISBN 0-688-12692-8 Out of Print

Rhino (1995) ISBN 0-688-12694-4 Out of Print

Killer Whale (1994) ISBN 0-688-12029-6 Out of Print

Sea Lion (1994) ISBN 0-688-12027-X Out of Print

Elephant (1993) ISBN 0-688-11344-3 Out of Print

Monkey (1993) ISBN 0-688-11342-7 Out of Print

Panda (1992) ISBN 0-688-09496-1 Out of Print

Camel (1992) ISBN 0-688-09498-8 Out of Print

Snake (1991) ISBN 0-688-09409-0 Out of Print

Flamingo (1991) ISBN 0-688-09411-2 Out of Print

Wild Goat (1990) ISBN 0-688-08824-4 Out of Print

Orangutan (1990) ISBN 0-688-08826-0 Out of Print

Cheetah (1989) ISBN 0-688-08143-6 Out of Print

Hippo (1989) ISBN 0-688-08145-2 Out of Print

Penguin (1988) ISBN 0-688-07706-4 Out of Print

Llama (1988) ISBN 0-688-07540-1 Out of Print

Zebra (1987) ISBN 0-688-07067-1 Out of Print

Giraffe (1987) ISBN 0-688-07069-8 Out of Print

Kangaroo (1987) ISBN 0-688-06480-9 Out of Print

Koala (1987) SBN 0-688-06478-7 Out of Print

Pain: What Is It? How Do We Deal With It? (1986) ISBN 0-688-05710-1 Out of Print

Too Fat? Too Thin? (1984) ISBN 0-688-02779-2 Out of Print

Sex Hormones: Why Males and Females Are Different (1981) ISBN 0-688-00696-5 Out of Print

Electric Fish (1980) ISBN 0-688-22237-4 Out of Print

Harcourt Brace

Hawk Highway in the Sky: Watching Raptor Migration Hawk Highway in the Sky: Watching Raptor Migration (1997) ISBN 0-15-200868-3

Millions of hawks, eagles and falcons migrate between their summer and winter homes each year. In North America many of them pass over the Goshute Mountains in Eastern Nevada where they are studied by scientists and volunteers working with HawkWatch International. Join the HawkWatch team at its trapping and banding station and learn more about these extraordinary birds of prey.

On the Brink of Extinction: The California Condor (1993) ISBN 0-15-257990-7 Out of Print

A Guide Dog Puppy Grows Up (1991) ISBN 0-15-232657-X Out of Print

The Terrible Hodag (fiction) (1989) ISBN 0-15-284750-2 Out of Print

Scholastic Books

Sea Turtles (1994) ISBN 0-590-46945-2 - Out of Print

Fireflies (1994) ISBN 0-590-46944-4

Prairie Dogs (1993) ISBN 0-590-46946-0

Reindeer (1993) ISBN 0-590-46943-6

Silver Press (Simon and Schuster)

A Walk in the Desert (1990) ISBN 0-671-68664-X

A Walk Up the Mountain (1990) ISBN 0-671-68667-4

A Walk by the Seashore (1990) ISBN 0-671-68662-3

A Walk in the Woods (1990) ISBN 0-671-68661-5

Ladybird Books

First Facts About Animals (1990) ISBN 0-7214-5201-9

First Facts About the Earth (1990) ISBN 0-7214-5204-3

First Facts About your Body (1990) ISBN 0-7214-5203-5

First Facts About Space (1990) ISBN 0-7214-5200-0

Weather (1990) ISBN 0-7214-5202-7

Your Body (1990) ISBN 0-7214-1703-5

Franklin Watts (Children's Press)

Pele: The King of Soccer (1992) ISBN 0-531-20077-9

The Olympic Summer Games (1991) ISBN 0-531-20052-3

The Olympic Winter Games (1991) ISBN 0-531-20053-1

Soccer: From Neighborhood Play to the World Cup (1991) ISBN 0-531-20037-X

Heart Disease (1990) 0-531-10884-8

Australia Today (1987) -Out Of Print

Everybody Has A Birthday (1987) - Out of Print

How People Get Married (1987) - Out of Print

What We Do When People Die (1987) - Out of Print

The Golden Gate Bridge (1986) - Out of Print

Genetics (1986) - Out Of Print

Bodies Of Water (A Geography Activity Book) (1985) - Out of Print

Land Masses (A Geography Activity Book) (1985) - Out of Print

Natural Resources (A Geography Activity Book) (1985) - Out of Print

Charts And Graphs (A Geography Activity Book) (1984) - Out of Print

Maps And Globes (A Geography Activity Book) (1984) - Out of Print

Measurements (A Geography Activity Book) (1984) - Out of Print

Winter Olympics (1983) - Out Of Print

How Do We Communicate? (1983) - Out of Print

How Do We Have Fun? (1983) - Out of Print

How Do We Travel? (1983) - Out of Print

What Will We Buy? (1983) - Out of Print

Why Do We Have Rules (1983) - Out of Print

What Is A Community? (1982) - Out of Print

Where Do You Go To School? (1982) - Out of Print

Who Keeps Us Healthy? (1982) - Out of Print

Who Keeps Us Safe? (1982) - Out of Print

Who Works Here? (1982) - Out Of Print

Sun Fun (Written and Illustrated by Caroline Arnold) 1981 - Out of Print

My Friend From Outer Space (fiction) (1981) - Out of Print

Julian Messner (Simon and Schuster)

Anti-Semitism (co-author with Herma Silverstein) (1985) - Out of Print

Hoaxes That Made Headlines (co-author with Herma Silverstein) (1986) - Out of Print

Walker

Coping With Natural Disaster (1988) - Out of Print

E.P. Dutton

Five Nests (1980) - Out of Print