This was the first of four holiday “Read-alone” books that I wrote. It was published by Greenwillow Books in 1977.
This is a board book consisting of a single poem (originally called COUNTDOWN) that first appeared in IT’S HALLOWEEN. Published by HarperFestival in 2002.
This is the paperback edition of IT’S HALLOWEEN with updated cover art. Published by Mulberry Books in 1996.
This is the British paperback edition of IT’S HALLOWEEN. Published by Mammoth in 1991
This book is based completely on my own childhood, and everything in it really happened, though it’s possible that I exaggerated a bit. It’s the second book I did with Victoria Chess, and was published by Greenwillow Books in 1980.
My book NIGHTMARES was successful, so my publishers and I both thought that I should write a companion volume. THE HEADLESS HORSEMAN RIDES TONIGHT was the result. It was published by Greenwillow Books in 1980.
This is my sixth BIG book of poems, and my first collaboration with Jackie Urbanovic. It was published by Greenwillow Books in 2012.
This is the second original story in verse that I wrote. It was published by Greenwillow Books in 1978.
This is my one book of haiku, and the only book of mine illustrated by my friend Ted Rand. It was published by Greenwillow Books in 2004.
For this anthology, I gathered poems about imaginary people, creatures, and things by about three dozen poets (including myself). Perhaps they’ll help stimulate your imagination. The book was published by Knopf in 1998.
Jim Henson chose me to be the poetic voice of Kermit the Frog and write this book, and of course I was delighted. This book was published by Muppet Press/Random House in 1982,
This is a “Read-alone” book of poems about summer vacation. Published by Greenwillow in 1984.
This is a collection of over 130 funny poems by a wide variety of poets who like tickling funny bones. Of course, I’m one of those poets. FOR LAUGHING OUT LOUD was published by Alfred A. Knopf in 1991.
This anthology is a sequel to FOR LAUGHING OUT LOUD and contains another assortment of silly verses. It was published by Alfred A. Knopf in 1995.
This is the first book I wrote where the illustrations came first. It was originally a German children’s book with a completely different text, but my editor and I thought that the charming drawings would be perfect to accompany nursery rhymes, so that’s what I wrote. Published by Macmillan in 1969.