Born: in Chicago, Illinois
Pen Name: None Connection to Illinois: Michael Hays has been a life long resident of Chicago, Illinois. Biography: Michael is an illustrator of children's fiction books. Hays lives and works in Chicago. He was a founding member of the Graphic Artists Guild Chicago Chapter. Since 1989, he has taught children's book illustration and figure drawing at Columbia College.
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ISBN: 0689846932 OCLC: 55055531 Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, New York : 2001. American folk singer Pete Seeger retells a South African folktale about a boy and his father who, after being banished from town for making mischief, are welcomed back when they find a way to make the dreaded giant, Abiyoyo, disappear. Accompanying CD includes two versions of Pete Seeger performing the "storysong."
|Abiyoyo returns /
ISBN: 068987054X OCLC: 45270652 Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, New York : 2001. Based on a South African tale, this story tells what happens when a giant who had been banished from a town by a magician thirty years earlier is called back to save the town from flooding.
|Because you're lucky
ISBN: 0316798673 OCLC: 33079256 Little, Brown, Boston : ©1997. When Kevin comes to live at his cousin Jonathan's house, both boys must make some big adjustments.
|Because you're lucky /
ISBN: 0316764256 OCLC: 237056155 Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, Princeton, N.J. : 2008. When Kevin comes to live at his cousin Jonathan's house, both boys must make some big adjustments.
|Jonathan and his mommy
ISBN: 9780076581771 OCLC: 701927857 Wright Group/McGraw-Hill, Chicago, Ill. : 2011. As a mother and son explore their neighborhood, they try various ways of walking--from gaint steps and reggae steps to criss cross steps and backward steps.
|Jonathan and his mommy /
ISBN: 0316798800 OCLC: 24318377 As a mother and son explore their neighborhood, they try various ways of walking--from giant steps and reggae steps to criss cross steps and backwards steps.
|Kevin and his dad
ISBN: 9780736793056 OCLC: 813442339 Zaner-Bloser, Columbus, O.H. :  Kevin feels excitement, pride, pleasure, and love as he spends an entire day working and playing with his father.
|Kevin and his dad /
ISBN: 0316798991 OCLC: 35262364 Little, Brown and Co., Boston : ©1999. Kevin feels excitement, pride, pleasure, and love as he spends an entire day working and playing with his father.
|Pedro and the monkey /
ISBN: 0688137431 OCLC: 32970309 Morrow Junior Books, New York : ©1996. A Filipino monkey secures the fortune of his rather dimwitted young owner in this variation of a traditional tale.
|Some friends to feed :
ISBN: 9780399240171 OCLC: 56567409 G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York : ©2005. A poor but clever traveler finds a way to get the townspeople to share their food with him in this retelling of a classic tale, set in Germany at the end of the Thirty Years War.
ISBN: 0689317042 OCLC: 26255985 Atheneum ; New York : ©1993. A farmer and family watch as a thunderstorm sweeps into the valley, surrounds them, and then rushes off again.
|The boy who was generous with salt /
ISBN: 0761450998 OCLC: 42888019 Having gone to sea as a cook on a nineteenth-century fishing schooner, Ned thinks that if he uses up all the salt on board he will get to return home in time for his ninth birthday.
|The friendship and ; The gold Cadillac :
ISBN: 0440413079 OCLC: 35645547 Bantam Doubleday Dell Books for Young Readers, New York, N.Y. : 1996, ©1989. Two powerful stories in one volume. The friendship: Cassie Logan tells the haunting story of a neighbor in Mississippi, Mr. Tom Bee, who dares to call a white storekeeper by his first name. A long time ago Mr. Tom Bee had saved the white man's life. But when Mr. Bee puts their friendship to the test, something terrible--and unforgettable--happens. The gold Cadillac: 'Lois and her sister Wilma are proud that the family will be driving in it all the way from Ohio to Mississippi. But as they travel deeper into the rural South, there are no admiring glances for the wonderful car, only suspicion and anger for the black man behind the wheel. For the first time in their lives, 'Lois and her sister find out what it's like to be scared because of the color of their skin.
|The gold cadillac .
ISBN: 0613068688 OCLC: 1003810758 Penguin Group (USA), New York : 1998, c1987. Lois and Wilma are proud of their father's brand-new gold Cadillac, and excited that the family will be driving it all the way from Ohio to Mississippi. But as they travel deeper into the rural South, there are no admiring glances for the shiny new car; only suspicion and anger for the black man behind the wheel.
|The history of counting /
ISBN: 0688141188 OCLC: 35567024 Morrow Junior Books, New York : ©1999. Describes the evolution of counting and the many ways to count and write numbers.
|The hundredth name /
ISBN: 1563976943 OCLC: 59453346 Boyds Mill Pr, 2001. Salah, a boy living in Egypt, wants to lift his camel's sadness, so he prays that the camel will learn Allah's hundredth name, which is unknown to man.
|W is for Windy City :
ISBN: 9781585364206 OCLC: 454376758 Sleeping Bear Press, Ann Arbor, MI : ©2010. Presents objects, people, and places found in Chicago, from A to Z.