Author & Illustrator

Jill Esbaum

Jill Esbaum is the author of many award-winning picture books and has also written 20+ nonfiction books for National Geographic. She visits schools as often as possible and enjoys teaching writing across the country. She is the creator and administrator of a group picture book blog,

Jill grew up in small-town Iowa. She LOVED everything about school and spent her free time creating comic strips, trying to get kittens to follow her home, and playing Barbie beauty pageant with the neighbor girls. One of her favorite possessions was the mini flashlight that illuminated post-bedtime, undercover reading marathons with Nancy Drew.

Most Recent Book
How to Grow a Dinosaur book

"About" from Penguin Random House website.

chapter Books

moms · rescue · adventure · animals
Teeny Tiny Toady

picture Books

siblings · dinosaurs · manners · babies
How to Grow a Dinosaur
Frankenbunny book
bunny · monsters · facing fears · siblings
If a T. Rex Crashes Your Birthday Party book
parties · dinosaurs · birthdays · imagination
If a T. Rex Crashes Your Birthday Party
Elwood Bigfoot book
making friends · animal sounds · animals · birds · being different
Elwood Bigfoot
I Am Cow, Hear Me Moo! book
facing fears · animals · cows · animal sounds
I Am Cow, Hear Me Moo!


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