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Individual Author Record

General Information

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Genre: C:ADULT C:CHILDREN Fiction Non-Fiction

Born: April 29, 1965 in Chicago

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Illinois Connection

Rosenthal was a Chicago native.

Biographical and Professional Information

Amy Krouse Rosenthal was a beloved author of both adult and children's books.


Published Works Expand for more information


Titles At Your Library


Awards

-- """I Wish You More"""

-- *New York Times Bestseller

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-- """I Sream! Ice Cream!"""

-- *Ten Best Kids Books List for Spring, Grandparents.com

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-- """Wumbers"""

-- *10 Best Fiction Picture Books, School Library Journal, 2012

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-- """Bedtime for Mommy"""

-- *Kids' Next List, Indie Booksellers, Spring 2010

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-- """Uni the Unicorn"""

-- *NY Times Bestseller

-- *Indie Bestseller

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-- """That's Me Loving You"""

-- *Top picture book for December, Barnes & Noble

-- *Best New Picture Book list, Children's Book Review

-- *New Picture Books list, Kidsreads

-- *Indie Next Kid's List Ranked #5, ABA

-- *Top 5 book this winter, Needy Reader

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-- """Exclamation Mark!"""

-- *Indiebound Bestseller

-- *Starred Review, Kirkus

-- *Starred Review, Booklist

-- *Fresh Picks for Little Readers List, Daily Candy

-- *Pick of the Day, School Library Journal

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-- """Spoon"""

-- *Best Picture Book Runner-Up, Colorado Children's Book, 2013

-- *Soon-to-be-Classic Children's Book, Real Simple Magazine

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-- """Awake Beautiful Child"""

-- *Starred Review, Publishers Weekly

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-- """This Plus That: Life's Little Equations"""

-- *Starred Review, Kirkus

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-- """Chopsticks"""

-- *Notable Children's Books List, NCTE, Fall 2013

-- *Baker's Dozen, Pennsylvania Center for the Book, 2013

-- *Best of the Best Books for Kids, Chicago Public Library, 2013

-- *Teachers' Choice, IRA/CBC, 2013

-- *Notable Children's Book in the Language Arts, 2013

-- *Young Hoosier Book Award Master List, 2013

-- *Junior Library Guild Selection, 2012

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-- """Dear Girl,"""

-- *New York Times Bestseller

-- *Starred Review, School Library Journal

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-- """Little Pea"""

-- *Starred Review, Kirkus