Mercer Mayer





Mercer Mayer


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in The United States
January 01, 1943

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I began illustrating books in 1966. Since that time I have published over 300 books. Most of my books are about things that happened to me when I was a little kid. Now I'm a big kid and I write about things that happen now, especially with my own children. They always remind me of what it was like.

I was born in Arkansas in 1943. Boy, that was a long time ago! It's real fun to be an old kid. Then my parents moved to Hawaii when I was thirteen years old. After High School, I went to Honolulu Academy of Arts. Then I moved to New York City. My wife, Gina, and I write the Little Critter stories together.

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Just Go to Bed

4.22 avg rating — 24,694 ratings — published 1983 — 7 editions
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Just for You

4.25 avg rating — 23,205 ratings — published 1975 — 8 editions
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Just Me and My Dad

4.19 avg rating — 16,536 ratings — published 1977 — 8 editions
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I Was So Mad

4.21 avg rating — 15,711 ratings — published 1983 — 6 editions
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There's a Nightmare in My C...

4.22 avg rating — 13,728 ratings — published 1968 — 18 editions
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Just a Mess

4.24 avg rating — 10,877 ratings — published 1987 — 5 editions
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Just Me and My Mom

4.22 avg rating — 9,737 ratings — published 1990 — 6 editions
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Just Grandma and Me

4.23 avg rating — 8,291 ratings — published 1983 — 9 editions
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I Just Forgot

4.21 avg rating — 7,406 ratings — published 1988 — 6 editions
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When I Get Bigger

4.27 avg rating — 7,164 ratings — published 1983 — 6 editions
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“I was so mad!”
Mercer Mayer

“I know what is in your mind and in the mind of the youth. I know that your mind has one purpose and his the same. I know what is in the mind of the earth and of the moon and of the sun. Yes, I know of this kingdom. it is farther then I have ever gone, but I will take you there if you will be brave, for you will not find a welcome with in that place.”
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Favorite retelling of "East o' the Sun and West o' the Moon"

Sun and Moon, Ice and Snow Sun and Moon, Ice and Snow by Jessica Day GeorgeJessica Day George
 
  12 votes, 30.0%

 
  11 votes, 27.5%

 
  5 votes, 12.5%

East o' the Sun and West o' the Moon East o' the Sun and West o' the Moon by Peter Christen AsbjørnsenPeter Christen Asbjørnsen
 
  4 votes, 10.0%

Mistress of the Wind Mistress of the Wind by Michelle DienerMichelle Diener
 
  3 votes, 7.5%

East of the Sun, West of the Moon East of the Sun, West of the Moon by Susanna DavidsonSusanna Davidson
 
  3 votes, 7.5%

The Princess and the White Bear King The Princess and the White Bear King (book and cd) by Tanya Robyn BattTanya Robyn Batt
 
  1 vote, 2.5%

East of the Sun and West of the Moon East of the Sun & West of the Moon by Mercer MayerMercer Mayer
 
  1 vote, 2.5%

Once Upon a Winter's Night Once Upon a Winter's Night (Faery Series, #1) by Dennis L. McKiernanDennis L. McKiernan
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

East of the Sun, West of the Moon East of the Sun, West of the Moon by Jackie MorrisJackie Morris
 
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