Author & Illustrator

Fran Manushkin


Fran Manushkin is the author of many popular picture books, including How Mama Brought the Spring; Baby, Come Out!; Latkes and Applesauce: A Hanukkah Story; and The Tushy Book. There is a real Katie Woo – she’s Fran’s great-niece – but she never gets in half the trouble of the Katie Woo in the books. Fran writes on her beloved MacBook in New York City.

Latkes and Applesauce
The Super-Duper Supermoon Mystery
The Peanut Butter and Jelly Mystery
The Mystery of the Haunted Scarecrow
The Rainbow Mystery
The Mystery of the Stinky, Spooky Night
The Birthday Party Mystery
The Mystery of the Snow Puppy

Most Popular Fran Manushkin Books

    picture • 24 Pages
    Big Sisters Are the Best
    Fran Manushkin, Kirsten Richards
    picture • 24 Pages
    Big Brothers Are the Best
    Fran Manushkin, Kirsten Richards
    board • 24 Pages
    Big Girl Panties
    Fran Manushkin, Valeria Petrone
    board • 24 Pages
    Big Boy Underpants
    Fran Manushkin, Valeria Petrone
    picture • 96 Pages
    Katie Woo Tries Something New
    Fran Manushkin, Tammie Lyon
    picture • 96 Pages
    Katie Woo Loves School
    Fran Manushkin, Tammie Lyon

Book Stats


All Fran Manushkin Books

2022Latkes and ApplesauceKris Easler32
2022The Super-Duper Supermoon MysteryTammie Lyon32
2022The Peanut Butter and Jelly MysteryTammie Lyon32
2022The Mystery of the Haunted ScarecrowTammie Lyon32
2022The Rainbow MysteryTammie Lyon32
2022The Mystery of the Stinky, Spooky NightTammie Lyon32
2022The Birthday Party MysteryTammie Lyon32
2022The Mystery of the Snow PuppyTammie Lyon32
2021Firefighter KaylaLaura Zarrin32
2020The Best Pet?Tammie Lyon32
2020Pedro Goes to MarsTammie Lyon32
2020The Best BakerLaura Zarrin32
2020Good Morning, Farmer Carmen!Laura Zarrin32
2020Open Wide, Katie!Laura Zarrin32
2020Katie's Vet Loves PetsLaura Zarrin32
2019Pedro Goes Wild!Tammie Lyon32
2019Super Paramedic!Laura Zarrin32
2019Helping Mayor PattyLaura Zarrin32
2019Friends in the MailLaura Zarrin32
2019Stocking Up for the StormLaura Zarrin32
2019Katie Woo's NeighborhoodLaura Zarrin96
2019Flower Girl KatieTammy Lyon32
2018The Big StinkTammy Lyon32
2018Pedro On Top of the WorldTammy Lyon32
2018Katie Woo, We Love You!Tammie Lyon96
2018Daddy Can't DanceTammy Lyon32
2018Pedro's MonsterTammy Lyon32
2018Katie Blows Her TopTammy Lyon32
2018Pedro's Big BreakTammy Lyon32
2017Bamboo for Me, Bamboo for You!Purificacion Hernandez32
2017Pedro's Tricky TowerTammy Lyon32
2017Pedro the NinjaTammy Lyon32
2017Pirate PedroTammy Lyon32
2017Pedro and the SharkTammy Lyon32
2016The Best ClubTammy Lyon32
2016Katie's Spooky SleepoverTammy Lyon32
2016Pedro for PresidentTammy Lyon32
2016Pedro's Big GoalTammy Lyon32
2016Pedro's Mystery ClubTammy Lyon32
2016Big Boy UnderpantsValeria Petrone24
2016Pedro Goes BuggyTammy Lyon32
2015Happy in Our SkinLauren Tobia32
2015Katie Woo, Super ScoutTammy Lyon32
2015Katie's Happy Mother's DayTammy Lyon32
2015Katie Woo Tries Something NewTammie Lyon96
2015Katie's Noisy MusicTammy Lyon32
2015Cartwheel KatieTammy Lyon32
2014Every Day's an AdventureTammie Lyon96
2014Fly High, Katie!Tammy Lyon24
2014Keep Dancing, KatieFran ManushkinTammy Lyon32
2014Katie and the Fancy SubstituteTammy Lyon32
2014Cowgirl KatieTammie Lyon32
2013No More TeasingTammy Lyon24
2013Katie Woo and Her Big IdeasTammie Lyon96
2013Katie Woo Loves SchoolTammie Lyon96
2013Katie Woo, Don't Be BlueTammie Lyon90
2013Katie Woo CelebratesTammie Lyon90
2013Who Needs Glasses?Tammy Lyon32
2013Piggy Bank ProblemsTammy Lyon32
2013Moo, Katie Woo!Tammy Lyon32
2013Katie Saves the EarthTammy Lyon32
2012Big Girl PantiesValeria Petrone24
2012Katie Woo and FriendsTammie Lyon90
2012Katie Woo Rules the SchoolTammie Lyon96
2012Big Brothers Are the BestKirsten Richards24
2012Big Sisters Are the BestKirsten Richards24
2011Katie Woo, Where Are You?Tammy Lyon25
2011Katie and the Class PetFran ManushkinTammy Lyon25
2011Katie Woo Has the FluTammy Lyon32
2011Katie's New ShoesTammy Lyon32
2011Star of the ShowTammy Lyon25
2011Katie Finds a JobTammy Lyon25
2011Katie's Lucky BirthdayTammy Lyon25
2011Look at You, Katie Woo!Tammie Lyon101
2011The Tricky ToothTammy Lyon24
2010Red, White, and Blue and Katie Woo!Tammy Lyon32
2010Katie Saves ThanksgivingTammy Lyon32
2010No Valentines for KatieTammy Lyon32
2010Boo, Katie Woo!Tammy Lyon32
2010Goodbye to GoldieTammy Lyon24
2010Moving DayTammy Lyon24
2010Boss of the WorldTammy Lyon24
2010Make-Believe ClassFran ManushkinTammy Lyon24
2010A Nervous NightTammy Lyon24
2010Katie in the KitchenTammy Lyon24
2010Best Season EverTammy Lyon24
2010Katie Goes CampingTammy Lyon24
2009The Big LieFran ManushkinTammy Lyon24
2009A Happy DayTammy Lyon24
2009Too Much RainTammy Lyon24


Kirsten Richards
Valeria Petrone
Tammie Lyon
Lauren Tobia
Tammy Lyon
Purificacion Hernandez
Laura Zarrin
Kris Easler


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