John Himmelman





John Himmelman

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John Himmelman is the author and illustrator of more than sixty books for children, including Chickens to the Rescue. He lives in Connecticut with his family.

According John's Facebook page, he has been "making up stories and scribbling pictures since I could hold a crayon in my hand. It became my job in 1981, when my first book, "Talester the Lizard" was published during my last year in college (School of Visual Arts)....It behooves a writer to try and turn what interests them into their work. I've been fortunate to do that with my love of nature, with books - for adults and children - focusing on different natural history topics."


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Day after day after day after day… Ipick up a newspaper and read about another “author” who has published another book. The key point here is that he or she published the book. It wasn’t acquired by a publisher, where it is vetted, deemed print-worthy, paid for, sent out for reviews, and bought by bookstores and libraries. Instead, the writer paid some online entity to print it out for them. Or...

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Average rating: 3.97 · 3,587 ratings · 629 reviews · 90 distinct works · Similar authors
Chickens to the Rescue
4.07 of 5 stars 4.07 avg rating — 1,353 ratings — published 2006
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Katie Loves the Kittens
4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 595 ratings — published 2008 — 2 editions
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Pigs to the Rescue
4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 394 ratings — published 2010 — 2 editions
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Cows to the Rescue
3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 237 ratings — published 2011 — 5 editions
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Duck to the Rescue
3.39 of 5 stars 3.39 avg rating — 145 ratings — published 2013
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Tales of Bunjitsu Bunny
4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 121 ratings — published 2014 — 4 editions
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Katie and the Puppy Next Door
3.11 of 5 stars 3.11 avg rating — 79 ratings — published 2013 — 5 editions
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10 Little Hot Dogs
3.25 of 5 stars 3.25 avg rating — 91 ratings — published 2010 — 3 editions
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Tudley Didn't Know
4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 55 ratings — published 2006 — 5 editions
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Noisy Frog Sing-Along
3.81 of 5 stars 3.81 avg rating — 32 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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