Author & Illustrator

Marla Frazee


Marla Frazee was awarded a Caldecott Honor for All the World and A Couple of Boys Have the Best Week Ever, and the Boston Globe Horn Book Award for Picture Book for her wordless book The Farmer and the Clown. She is the author-illustrator of many books, including The Boss Baby, the book that inspired the DreamWorks Animation film Boss Baby. She has illustrated many acclaimed picture books, including God Got a Dog by Cynthia Rylant; Stars by Mary Lyn Ray; and Everywhere Babies by Susan Meyers. She is also the illustrator of the New York Times bestselling Clementine chapter book series by Sara Pennypacker. The mother of three grown sons, she lives in Pasadena, California.

The Farmer and the Circus
The Farmer and the Monkey
Little Brown
It Takes a Village
Completely Clementine

Most Popular Marla Frazee Books

    Everywhere Babies
    Susan Meyers, Marla Frazee
    Sara Pennypacker, Marla Frazee
    The Seven Silly Eaters
    Mary Ann Hoberman, Marla Frazee
    Clementine, Friend of the Week
    Sara Pennypacker, Marla Frazee
    The Boss Baby
    Marla Frazee
    All the World
    Liz Garton Scanlon, Marla Frazee

Book Stats


All Marla Frazee Books

2021The Farmer and the CircusMarla Frazee32
2020The Farmer and the MonkeyMarla Frazee32
2018Little BrownMarla Frazee40
2017StarsMary Lyn Ray36
2017It Takes a VillageHillary Rodham Clinton40
2016Completely ClementineSara Pennypacker208
2014The Farmer and the ClownMarla Frazee32
2014Clementine and the Spring TripSara Pennypacker150
2013The Boss BabyMarla Frazee36
2012Clementine and the Family MeetingSara Pennypacker176
2011Clementine, Friend of the WeekSara Pennypacker161
2010Santa ClausMarla Frazee32
2009All the WorldLiz Garton Scanlon40
2009Clementine's LetterSara Pennypacker150
2008The Talented ClementineSara Pennypacker137
2008ClementineSara Pennypacker133
2006Walk On!Marla Frazee40
2004Everywhere BabiesSusan Meyers30
2003Harriet, You'll Drive Me Wild!Mem Fox32
2003Roller CoasterMarla Frazee32
1997The Seven Silly EatersMary Ann Hoberman40


Susan Meyers
Sara Pennypacker
Mary Ann Hoberman
Liz Garton Scanlon
Mem Fox
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Mary Lyn Ray

Book Dedications by Marla Frazee

  • For the winter that comes before springtime
    The Farmer and the Monkey