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Children's book author/illustrator writes for kids who love to laugh and grown-ups who love to laugh along with them. When not making up stories and drawing silly pictures, he likes to get other people's kids all riled-up then send them home to their parents.


Average rating: 4.11 · 29,382 ratings · 3,919 reviews · 32 distinct works · Similar authors
Cloudette
4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 1,854 ratings — published 2011 — 7 editions
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Bridget's Beret
4.07 of 5 stars 4.07 avg rating — 569 ratings — published 2010
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What are You So Grumpy About?
4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 478 ratings — published 2003 — 6 editions
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What's With This Room?
3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 114 ratings — published 2005 — 5 editions
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Everything I Know About Pir...
4.04 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 83 ratings — published 2000 — 4 editions
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3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 55 ratings — published 2002 — 2 editions
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Everything I Know About Cars
3.93 of 5 stars 3.93 avg rating — 41 ratings — published 2005
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Scaredy Squirrel
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Tom Lichtenheld said "yes" to attending Literacy on the Lawn
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date: June 13, 2015 10:00AM
location: NIU Jerry L. Johns Literacy Clinic, 3100 Sycamore Road, Dekalb, IL, The United States
description: First annual Literacy on the Lawn community literacy event (Department of Literacy Education, Northern Illinois University). Festival with literacy games, arts/crafts, music, etc. Open to area children and their families. Tom will do a presentation, workshop, and "drawing competition" with illustrator Stacy Curtis.
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The Promise by Nicola Davies
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Tom Lichtenheld and 4 other people liked Bill's review of This Is a Moose:
This Is a Moose by Richard T. Morris
"Totally stupid. And well worth reading."
Where Do We Go When We Disappear? by Isabel Minhós Martins
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On the surface, it's about the fate of lost puddles and shifting sands. But the subtext is death, and it's handled with refreshing imagination that's perfectly in synch the way children see the world.
Tom Lichtenheld and 14 other people liked Mary Lee's review of God Got a Dog:
God Got a Dog by Cynthia Rylant
"I love this book.
I love that God is a man or woman or child; black or white, fat or thin or bald.
I love that God has conversations with Budha and calls Mother Theresa when he gets a cold.

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The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
The Fault in Our Stars
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The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
The Fault in Our Stars
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Glad I stuck with it.

At first, the lead characters' lexicon was annoying; too affected, too aloof, too world-weary, and too many one-word sentences. But then two things happened: 1. I realized that all teenagers have a language of their own that us g
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“A road trip is a way for the whole family to spend time together and annoy each other in interesting new places.”
Tom Lichtenheld, Everything I Know About Cars

“Then she did what she'd wanted to do for ages.

She

let

it

pour.”
Tom Lichtenheld, Cloudette

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