Author & Illustrator

Jane Yolen

Biography

Jane Yolen (hailed as the “Aesop of the twentieth century”) has written more than 350 books, won numerous awards, and received six honorary doctorates in literature. She lives outside Springfield, Massachusetts, where a bear really did visit her porch.

Most Popular Jane Yolen Books

Owl Moon book
5.0
owls · nature
Owl Moon
How Do Dinosaurs Eat Their Food? book
5.0
manners · dinosaurs · picky-eating
How Do Dinosaurs Eat Their Food?
How Do Dinosaurs Go to School? book
3.5
starting school
How Do Dinosaurs Go to School?
How Do Dinosaurs Count to Ten? book
5.0
dinosaurs · numbers · counting
How Do Dinosaurs Count to Ten?

All Jane Yolen Books

Collaborators

David Palladini
Anjan Sarkar
David L. Harrison
Mark Teague
Diane Stanley
Matt Phelan
Heidi E. Y. Stemple
C. F. Payne
Christine Davenier
Elizabeth O. Dulemba
Brooke Dyer
Sophie Blackall
J. Patrick Lewis
Anne-Sophie Lanquetin
Kathleen Ragan
Jason Stemple
Melissa Sweet
Chris Sheban
John Schoenherr
Susan Guevara
Rilla Alexander

Book Dedications by Jane Yolen

  • To the three women who share my Emily passion: daughter Heidi, granddaughter Maddison, and editor Christy Ottaviano; and with thanks to Jane Wald of the Emily Dickinson Museum, who read my manuscript and gave me (as always) astute comments
    Emily Writes

Personal Info

Books Stats

2Authored & Illustrated
23Authored

Most Recent Book

picture book
Rum Pum Pum

Highest Rated Book

What To Do With a Box book
5.4
boxes · imagination · adventure
What To Do With a Box

Official Website

http://janeyolen.com