Author & Illustrator

Jane Yolen


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.

What to Do with a Stick
How Do Dinosaurs Learn to Be Kind?
Bear Outside
How Do Dinosaurs Say I Love You?
I Am the Storm
How Do Dinosaurs Show Good Manners?
Plymouth Rocks!: The Stone-Cold Truth
Rum Pum Pum
Emily Writes: Emily Dickinson and Her Poetic Beginnings
Miriam at the River

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Book Stats


All Jane Yolen Books

2023What to Do with a StickJane YolenPaolo Domeniconi32
2023How Do Dinosaurs Learn to Be Kind?Jane YolenMark Teague48
2021Bear OutsideJane YolenJen Corace32
2020How Do Dinosaurs Say I Love You?Jane YolenMark Teague34
2020I Am the StormJane Yolen, Heidi E. Y. Stemple32
2020How Do Dinosaurs Show Good Manners?Jane YolenMark Teague40
2020Plymouth Rocks!: The Stone-Cold TruthJane YolenSam Streed32
2020Rum Pum PumJane Yolen, David L. HarrisonAnjan Sarkar40
2020Emily Writes: Emily Dickinson and Her Poetic BeginningsJane YolenChristine Davenier40
2020Miriam at the RiverJane YolenKhoa Le32
2019What to Do with a StringJane YolenC. F. Payne32
2019Merbaby's LullabyJane YolenElizabeth O. Dulemba24
2019A Kite for MoonJane Yolen, Heidi E. Y. StempleMatt Phelan32
2019A Mirror to NatureJane YolenJason Stemple32
2019You Nest Here with MeJane Yolen, Heidi E. Y. StempleMelissa Sweet28
2018Crow Not CrowJane Yolen36
2018A Bear Sat on My Porch TodayJane YolenRilla Alexander32
2018Not One Damsel in DistressJane YolenJane YolenSusan Guevara144
2018How Do Dinosaurs Learn to Read?Jane YolenMark Teague40
2017Little Frog and the Spring PolliwogsJane YolenEllen Shi32
2017On Duck PondJane YolenBob Marstall32
2016How Do Dinosaurs Choose Their Pets?Jane YolenMark Teague40
2016How Do Dinosaurs Go to Sleep?Jane YolenMark Teague12
2016What To Do With a BoxJane YolenChris Sheban32
2016How Do Dinosaurs Stay Friends?Jane YolenMark Teague40
2015How Do Dinosaurs Stay Safe?Jane YolenMark Teague40
2013How Do Dinosaurs Say I'M MAD?Jane YolenMark Teague40
2012Curse of the Thirteenth Fey: The True Tale of Sleeping BeautyJane YolenJane Yolen304
2012Waking DragonsJane YolenDerek Anderson32
2012How Do Dinosaurs Say Happy Chanukah?Jane YolenMark Teague32
2012Last Laughs: Animal EpitaphsJ. Patrick Lewis, Jane Yolen31
2012Take Two!: A Celebration of TwinsJ. Patrick Lewis, Jane YolenSophie Blackall72
2012How Do Dinosaurs Eat Cookies?Jane YolenMark Teague14
2011How Do Dinosaurs Say Happy Birthday?Jane YolenMark Teague12
2011Creepy Monsters, Sleepy MonstersJane YolenKelly Murphy32
2010Not All Princesses Dress in PinkJane Yolen, Heidi E. Y. StempleAnne-Sophie Lanquetin32
2010How Do Dinosaurs Love Their Dogs?Jane YolenMark Teague14
2009The Scarecrow's DanceJane YolenBagram Ibatoulline32
2008Naming LibertyJane YolenJim Burke32
2007Sleep, Black Bear, SleepHeidi E. Y. Stemple, Jane YolenBrooke Dyer32
2007How Do Dinosaurs Go to School?Jane YolenMark Teague40
2006How Do Dinosaurs Learn Their Colors?Jane YolenMark Teague12
2006How Do Dinosaurs Play with Their Friends?Jane YolenMark Teague12
2005How Do Dinosaurs Eat Their Food?Jane YolenMark Teague40
2005Grandma's Hurrying ChildJane Yolen32
2004How Do Dinosaurs Clean Their Rooms?Jane YolenMark Teague12
2004How Do Dinosaurs Count to Ten?Jane YolenMark Teague12
2004The Devil's ArithmeticJane Yolen208
2003How Do Dinosaurs Get Well Soon?Jane YolenMark Teague40
2002Hippolyta and the Curse of the AmazonsJane Yolen248
2001Dragon's Boy: A Tale of Young King ArthurJane Yolen128
2000How Do Dinosaurs Say Good Night?Jane YolenMark Teague32
1998Emperor and the KiteJane YolenEd Young32
1998Fearless Girls, Wise Women, and Beloved SistersKathleen Ragan, Jane Yolen450
1997Sleeping UglyJane YolenDiane Stanley64
1993HonkersJane YolenLeslie Baker40
1987Owl MoonJane YolenJohn Schoenherr32
1987Commander Toad in SpaceJane Yolen64
1974The Girl Who Cried Flowers and Other TalesJane YolenDavid Palladini55


John Schoenherr
Mark Teague
C. F. Payne
Ed Young
Heidi E. Y. Stemple
Anne-Sophie Lanquetin
Chris Sheban
J. Patrick Lewis
Sophie Blackall
Khoa Le
Diane Stanley
Melissa Sweet
Brooke Dyer
Kathleen Ragan
Matt Phelan
Rilla Alexander
Jen Corace
Bagram Ibatoulline
Susan Guevara
Bob Marstall
Elizabeth O. Dulemba
Christine Davenier
David Palladini
David L. Harrison
Anjan Sarkar
Sam Streed
Jim Burke
Kelly Murphy
Ellen Shi
Jason Stemple
Leslie Baker
Derek Anderson
Paolo Domeniconi


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