Individual Author Record
Name: Esme Raji CodellPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT C:CHILD C:YA Born: 1968 in Chicago Sites:
Illinois ConnectionCodell lives in Evanston.
Biographical and Professional InformationEsmé Raji Codell is a teacher and librarian and the author of many award-winning books for children. She worked at a children's bookstore, selling books, storytelling and organizing programs that would attract people to the stores. She began teaching after graduating form Northeastern Illinois University. In 2003 she turned to writing fiction. You can find more story-time fun and support for your child's precious preschool years at her website.
*''Educating Esme, A Diary of a Teacher`s First Year'', Algonquin Books, 1999*''How to Get Your Child to Love Reading: For Ravenous and Reluctant Readers'', Algonquin Books, 2003*''Sahara Special'', Hyperion Books, 2004*''Diary of a Fairy Godmother'', Hyperion Books, 2005*''Hanukkah, Schmanukkah'', Hyperion Books, 2005*''Vive La Paris'', Hyperion Books, 2006*''Sing a Song of Tuna Fish'', Hyperion Books, 2006*''Fairly Fairy Tales'', Aladdin, 2011*''The Basket Ball'', Abrams Books for Children, 2011*''Seed by Seed: The Legend and Legacy of John "Appleseed" Chapman'', Greenwillow Books, 2012*''It's Time for Preschool!'', Greenwillow Books, 2012