Author & Illustrator

Joan Holub


Joan Holub has authored and/or illustrated over 140 children’s books, including the Goddess Girls series, the Heroes in Training series, the New York Times bestselling picture book Mighty Dads (illustrated by James Dean), and Little Red Writing (illustrated by Melissa Sweet). She lives in North Carolina and is online at (Bio via

Persephone & the Unicorn's Ruby
Athena & the Mermaid's Pearl
Hecate the Witch
Artemis & the Wishing Kitten
Aphrodite & the Magical Box
This Little Environmentalist: A Love-The-Earth Primer
Persephone & the Evil King
Persephone the Grateful

Most Popular Joan Holub Books

    Who Was Babe Ruth
    Joan Holub
    This Little Trailblazer: A Girl Power Primer
    Joan Holub, Daniel Roode
    This Little Artist
    Joan Holub, Daniel Roode
    This Little Scientist: A Discovery Primer
    Joan Holub, Daniel Roode
    This Little Dreamer: An Inspirational Primer
    Joan Holub, Daniel Roode
    Hecate the Witch
    Joan Holub, Suzanne Williams

Book Stats


All Joan Holub Books

2022Persephone & the Unicorn's RubyJoan Holub, Suzanne WilliamsYuyi Chen96
2022Athena & the Mermaid's PearlJoan Holub, Suzanne WilliamsYuyi Chen96
2021Hecate the WitchJoan Holub, Suzanne Williams288
2021Artemis & the Wishing KittenJoan Holub, Suzanne WilliamsYuyi Chen96
2021Aphrodite & the Magical BoxJoan Holub, Suzanne WilliamsYuyi Chen96
2021This Little Environmentalist: A Love-The-Earth PrimerJoan HolubDaniel Roode26
2021Persephone & the Evil KingJoan Holub, Suzanne WilliamsYuyi Chen96
2020Persephone the GratefulJoan Holub, Suzanne Williams256
2020Athena & the Island EnchantressJoan Holub, Suzanne WilliamsYuyi Chen96
2020Artemis & the Awesome AnimalsJoan Holub, Suzanne WilliamsYuyi Chen96
2020Runaway SignsJoan HolubAlison Farrell32
2020Skade and the Enchanted SnowJoan Holub, Suzanne Williams272
2020Aphrodite & the Gold AppleJoan Holub, Suzanne WilliamsYuyi Chen96
2020This Little Dreamer: An Inspirational PrimerJoan HolubDaniel Roode26
2019Clotho the FateJoan Holub, Suzanne Williams272
2019Idun and the Apples of YouthJoan Holub, Suzanne Williams240
2019Persephone & the Giant FlowersJoan Holub, Suzanne WilliamsYuyi Chen96
2019This Little ArtistJoan HolubDaniel Roode26
2019Hello Dinosaurs!Joan HolubChris Dickason26
2019Athena & the Magic LandJoan Holub, Suzanne WilliamsYuyi Chen96
2019Wagons Ho!George Hallowell, Joan HolubLynne Avril32
2019Hello Robots!Joan HolubChris Dickason26
2018EOS the LightheartedJoan Holub, Suzanne Williams272
2018Sif and the Dwarfs’ TreasuresJoan Holub, Suzanne Williams272
2018This Little Scientist: A Discovery PrimerJoan HolubDaniel Roode26
2018Pumpkin CountdownJoan HolubJan Smith32
2018Apple CountdownJoan HolubJan Smith32
2018Hello Ninjas!Joan HolubChris Dickason26
2018Hello Knights!Joan HolubChris Dickason26
2018Freya and the Magic JewelJoan Holub, Suzanne Williams272
2017Medea the EnchantressJoan Holub, Suzanne Williams272
2017This Little Trailblazer: A Girl Power PrimerJoan HolubDaniel Roode26
2017Tool SchoolJoan HolubJames Dean32
2017Nyx the MysteriousJoan Holub, Suzanne Williams288
2016Pallas the PalJoan Holub, Suzanne Williams272
2016This Little ExplorerJoan HolubDaniel Roode26
2016Gretel Pushes BackJoan Holub, Suzanne Williams192
2016Calliope the MuseJoan Holub, Suzanne Williams256
2016Snowflake Freezes UpJoan Holub, Suzanne Williams192
2016Echo the CopycatJoan Holub, Suzanne Williams272
2016Perseus and the Monstrous MedusaJoan Holub, Suzanne WilliamsCraig Phillips128
2016Don't Get Lost, Odysseus!Joan HolubLeslie Patricelli24
2016Good Job, Athena!Joan HolubLeslie Patricelli24
2016This Little President: A Presidential PrimerJoan HolubDaniel Roode26
2015Hestia the InvisibleJoan Holub, Suzanne Williams256
2015Mini Myths: Be Careful, Icarus!Joan HolubLeslie Patricelli22
2015Amphitrite the BubblyJoan Holub, Suzanne Williams288
2015Goldilocks Breaks inJoan Holub, Suzanne Williams192
2015Medusa the RichJoan Holub, Suzanne Williams272
2015Mini Myths: Make a Wish, Midas!Joan HolubLeslie Patricelli24
2015Mini Myths: Brush Your Hair, Medusa!Joan HolubLeslie Patricelli24
2015Sleeping Beauty Dreams BigJoan Holub, Suzanne Williams192
2014Aphrodite the FairJoan Holub, Suzanne Williams272
2014Rapunzel Cuts LooseJoan Holub, Suzanne Williams183
2014Mini Myths: Be Patient, Pandora!Joan HolubLeslie Patricelli24
2014Mini Myths: Play Nice, Hercules!Joan HolubLeslie Patricelli24
2014Iris the ColorfulJoan Holub, Suzanne Williams272
2014Snow White Lucks OutJoan Holub, Suzanne Williams182
2014Mighty DadsJoan HolubJames Dean40
2014Athena the ProudJoan Holub, Suzanne Williams240
2014Red Riding Hood Gets LostJoan Holub, Suzanne Williams183
2014Cinderella Stays LateJoan Holub, Suzanne Williams183
2013Cassandra the LuckyJoan Holub, Suzanne Williams256
2013Little Red WritingJoan HolubMelissa Sweet36
2013Persephone the DaringJoan Holub, Suzanne Williams256
2013Pheme the GossipJoan Holub, Suzanne Williams272
2012Pandora the CuriousJoan Holub, Suzanne Williams256
2012The Girl GamesJoan Holub, Suzanne Williams320
2012Ballet StarsJoan Holub24
2012Medusa the MeanJoan Holub, Suzanne Williams256
2012Who Was Babe RuthJoan Holub112
2011Artemis the LoyalJoan Holub, Suzanne Williams288
2011Aphrodite the DivaJoan Holub, Suzanne Williams288
2011Athena the WiseJoan Holub, Suzanne Williams256
2010Artemis the BraveJoan Holub, Suzanne Williams240
2010Aphrodite the BeautyJoan Holub, Suzanne Williams176
2010Athena the BrainJoan Holub, Suzanne Williams176
2010Persephone the PhonyJoan Holub, Suzanne Williams160
2003Dragon DanceJoan HolubBenrei Huang16
1997Boo Who? a Spooky Lift-The-Flap BookJoan HolubJoan Holub24


Daniel Roode
Suzanne Williams
Chris Dickason
Alison Farrell
Craig Phillips
Benrei Huang
Leslie Patricelli
James Dean
Jan Smith
Melissa Sweet
Yuyi Chen
George Hallowell
Lynne Avril