Author

Joanna Cole

Biography

Joanna Cole is the author of the popular Magic School Bus series, I’m a Big Brother, I’m a Big Sister, and many other award-winning books. In Asking About Sex & Growing Up, she provides a reassuring blend of practical guidance and scientific fact for the audience that needs it most.

Costume Parade
Stars of the Show
The Magic School Bus Explores Human Evolution
Rockin' Rockets
The Best Friend Plan
The Magic School Bus And The Climate Challenge
The Magic School Bus Inside a Volcano
The Magic School Bus Inside Ralphie: A Book about Germs
I'm a Big Brother
I'm a Big Sister
The Magic School Bus Flies with the Dinosaurs

Most Popular Joanna Cole Books

    picture • 32 Pages
    I'm a Big Sister
    Series
    Joanna Cole, Rosalinda Kightley
    chapter • 40 Pages
    The Magic School Bus Lost in the Solar System
    #4 in Series
    Joanna Cole, Bruce Degen
    picture • 32 Pages
    I'm a Big Brother
    Joanna Cole, Rosalinda Kightley
    picture • 40 Pages
    The Magic School Bus Inside the Human Body
    #3 in Series
    Joanna Cole, Bruce Degen
    chapter • 43 Pages
    The Magic School Bus in the Time of the Dinosaurs
    #6 in Series
    Joanna Cole, Bruce Degen
    chapter • 32 Pages
    The Magic School Bus on the Ocean Floor
    #5 in Series
    Joanna Cole, Bruce Degen

Book Stats

69
Authored
0
Illustrated
34
Collaborators

All Joanna Cole Books

YearTitleAuthorIllustratorPages
2022Costume ParadeStephanie Calmenson, Joanna ColeJames Burks96
2021Stars of the ShowStephanie Calmenson, Joanna ColeJames Burks96
2020The Magic School Bus Explores Human EvolutionJoanna ColeBruce Degen56
2020Rockin' RocketsStephanie Calmenson, Joanna Cole96
2020The Best Friend PlanStephanie Calmenson, Joanna ColeJames Burks96
2014The Magic School Bus And The Climate ChallengeJoanna ColeBruce Degen40
2012The Magic School Bus Inside a VolcanoKristin Earhart, Joanna Cole32
2010The Magic School Bus Inside Ralphie: A Book about GermsJoanna Cole, Beth NadlerJohn SpeirsBruce Degen30
2010I'm a Big BrotherJoanna ColeRosalinda Kightley32
2010I'm a Big SisterJoanna ColeRosalinda Kightley32
2008The Magic School Bus Flies with the DinosaursJoanna ColeCarolyn Bracken32
2007The Magic School Bus Rides the WindJoanna Cole, Anne CapeciCarolyn Bracken32
2007The Magic School Bus Takes a MoonwalkJoanna ColeCarolyn Bracken32
2006The Magic School Bus in the Bat CaveJoanna Cole, Jeanette LaneRobbin Cuddy32
2006The Magic School Bus Lost in the SnowJoanna ColeBruce DegenCarolyn Bracken32
2006The Magic School Bus and the Science Fair ExpeditionJoanna ColeBruce Degen56
2006The Magic School Bus Gets CrabbyJoanna Cole, Kristin EarhartBruce Degan32
2006Magic School Bus at the First ThanksgivingJoanna ColeCarolyn Bracken32
2005The Magic School Bus Flies from the NestJoanna ColeCarolyn Bracken32
2004The Wild Leaf RideJudith Stamper, Joanna ColeCarolyn Bracken32
2002BlizzardJoanna Cole, Judith Bauer StamperTed Enik107
2001Penguin PuzzleJoanna Cole96
2001Ancient EgyptJoanna ColeBruce Degen48
2001The Magic School Bus Explores the SensesJoanna ColeBruce Degen32
2000The Magic School Bus In the Rain ForestJoanna Cole, Eva MooreJohn Speirs32
2000The Magic School Bus Explores the World of AnimalsJoanna Cole, Nancy White32
2000My Big Girl PottyJoanna ColeMaxie Chambliss32
2000The Magic School Bus Kicks Up a Storm: A Book about WeatherJoanna Cole, Nancy WhiteArt RuizBruce Degen32
1999The Magic School Bus Sees Stars: A Book About StarsJoanna Cole, Nancy WhiteArt RuizBruce Degen
1999The Magic School Bus Gets Programmed: A Book about ComputersJoanna Cole, Nancy WhiteJohn Speirs32
1999The Magic School Bus Gets a Bright Idea: A Book about LightJoanna Cole, Nancy WhiteJohn Speirs32
1999The New Baby at Your HouseJoanna ColeMargaret Miller48
1999The Magic School Bus And The Electric Field TripJoanna Cole, Bruce DeganBruce Degan48
1998The Magic School Bus Takes a Dive: A Book about Coral ReefsJoanna Cole32
1998The Magic School Bus in the Arctic: A Book about HeatAnne Schreiber, Joanna ColeBruce DegenArt Ruiz32
1998The Magic School Bus Plays Ball: A Book about ForcesJoanna Cole, Nancy KrulikBruce Degen32
1998The Magic School Bus Gets Cold Feet: A Book about Warm-And Cold-Blooded AnimalsJoanna Cole, Tracey WestArt Ruiz32
1998In a PickleJoanna ColeBob Ostrom32
1997The Magic School Bus Spins a Web: A Book About SpidersJoanna Cole, Tracey WestJim Durk32
1997The Magic School Bus Makes a Rainbow: A Book about ColorJoanna Cole, Jocelyn StevensonCarolyn Bracken32
1997The Magic School Bus Taking Flight: A Book about FlightJoanna Cole, Gail HermanCarolyn Bracken32
1997The Magic School Bus Gets Planted: A Book About PhotosynthesisJoanna ColeBruce DegenBob Ostrom32
1997The Magic School Bus Goes Upstream: A Book About Salmon MigrationJoanna Cole, Nancy KrulikNancy Stevenson32
1997The Magic School Bus Ups and Downs: A Book about Floating and SinkingJoanna ColeBruce Degen32
1997The Magic School Bus Shows and Tells: A Book About ArchaeologyJoanna Cole, Jackie PosnerBruce Degen32
1996The Magic School Bus Out of This World: A Book about Space RocksJoanna ColeBruce DegenRobbin Cuddy30
1996The Magic School Bus Going Batty: A Book about BatsJoanna Cole, Nancy KrulikBob OstromBruce Degen32
1996The Magic School Bus Inside A HurricaneJoanna ColeBruce Degen48
1996Wet All OverJoanna ColeCarolyn Bracken32
1996The Magic School Bus Gets Eaten: A Book About Food ChainsJoanna Cole, Patricia Relf, Bruce DegenCarolyn Bracken32
1996The Magic School Bus All Dried Up: A Book about DesertsJoanna Cole, Suzanne WeynNancy Stevenson32
1996The Magic School Bus Gets Ants in Its Pants: A Book About AntsJoanna Cole, Linda Ward BeechJohn Speirs32
1996The Magic School Bus Blows Its Top: A Book about VolcanoesJoanna Cole32
1996The Magic School Bus Inside a BeehiveJoanna ColeBruce Degen48
1995The Magic School Bus Meets the Rot Squad: A Book about DecompositionJoanna Cole, Linda Ward BeechCarolyn BrackenBruce Degen32
1995The Magic School Bus in the Time of the DinosaursJoanna ColeBruce Degen43
1995The Magic School Bus Gets Baked in a Cake: A Book about Kitchen ChemistryJoanna Cole32
1995The Magic School Bus in the Haunted Museum: A Book about SoundJoanna ColeBruce Degen
1995The Magic School Bus Hops Home: A Book About Animal HabitatsJoanna Cole, Patricia RelfNancy Stevenson32
1995The Magic School Bus Plants Seeds: A Book About How Living Things GrowJoanna ColeJohn SpeirsBruce Degen32
1994The Magic School Bus on the Ocean FloorJoanna ColeBruce Degen32
1992The Magic School Bus Lost in the Solar SystemJoanna ColeBruce Degen40
1990Magic School Bus Inside the Human Body (REV Format)Joanna ColeBruce Degen40
1989Your New PottyJoanna ColeMargaret Miller40
1989The Magic School Bus Inside the EarthJoanna ColeBruce Degen40
1989The Magic School Bus Inside the Human BodyJoanna ColeBruce Degen40
1987Norma Jean, Jumping BeanJoanna ColeLynn Munsinger48
1986Bony-legsJoanna ColeDirk Zimmer48
1986The Magic School Bus At The WaterworksJoanna ColeBruce Degen40

Collaborators

Rosalinda Kightley
Bruce Degen
Bruce Degan
John Speirs
Margaret Miller
Lynn Munsinger
Maxie Chambliss
Nancy White
Dirk Zimmer
Carolyn Bracken
Jocelyn Stevenson
Stephanie Calmenson
Anne Capeci
Nancy Krulik
Nancy Stevenson
James Burks
Patricia Relf
Gail Herman
Linda Ward Beech
Anne Schreiber
Art Ruiz
Jackie Posner
Bob Ostrom
Tracey West
Jim Durk
Jeanette Lane
Robbin Cuddy
Beth Nadler
Judith Stamper
Suzanne Weyn
Kristin Earhart
Eva Moore
Ted Enik
Judith Bauer Stamper

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