Mark Teague





Mark Teague

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Mark Teague has delighted young readers with more than 20 picture books, and he has written many of them himself, including the popular Pigsty, Baby Tamer, and One Halloween Night. He is also the illustrator of Cynthia Rylant's beloved Poppleton series for beginning readers and the best-selling books by Jane Yolen, How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight and How Do Dinosaurs Get Well Soon.

Mark Teague's life changed when he moved from San Diego to New York City and he planted the seed for his first picture book, The Trouble with the Johnsons. Each of Teague's books start as "notebooks full of sketches and scribbles, strange little drawings and phrases that suddenly come together," Teague explains. And although he had no formal writing training, his e...more


Average rating: 4.05 · 49,845 ratings · 2,491 reviews · 71 distinct works · Similar authors
Dear Mrs. LaRue: Letters fr...
4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 4,611 ratings — published 2002 — 11 editions
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Pigsty
3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 603 ratings — published 1994 — 11 editions
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The Three Little Pigs and t...
3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 372 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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Detective LaRue: Letters fr...
3.93 of 5 stars 3.93 avg rating — 347 ratings — published 2004 — 5 editions
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The Doom Machine
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3.31 of 5 stars 3.31 avg rating — 213 ratings — published 2009
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How I Spent My Summer Vacation
3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 191 ratings — published 1995 — 11 editions
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LaRue for Mayor: Letters fr...
3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 173 ratings — published 2008 — 2 editions
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Funny Farm
3.17 of 5 stars 3.17 avg rating — 204 ratings — published 2009 — 3 editions
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The Secret Shortcut
4.04 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 159 ratings — published 1996 — 6 editions
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LaRue Across America: Postc...
3.81 of 5 stars 3.81 avg rating — 141 ratings — published 2011
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