Marsha Diane Arnold


Called a “born storyteller” by the media, Marsha Diane Arnold is the picture book author of 21 books, with over one million books sold. Her books have garnered honors from Best First Book by a New Author to Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library to Smithsonian Notable. Recent books include the bilingual Galápagos Girl and Lost. Found., both Junior Library Guild selections. Lost. Found. received three starred reviews and was illustrated by Caldecott Medal winner Matthew Cordell.  Growing up on the Kansas prairies, Marsha lived in Northern California most of her life. Now she lives with her husband in Florida, near the Caloosahatchee River and her family. Besides creating stories, she loves scuba diving, hiking, traveling, gardening, and climbing trees.

Mine. Yours.
Badger's Perfect Garden
Galápagos Girl/Galapagueña
May I Come In?
Baby Animals Take a Nap
Baby Animals Take a Bath
Waiting for Snow
A Welcome Song for Baby
Lost. Found.
The Bravest of Us All
The Pumpkin Runner
Heart of a Tiger

Most Popular Marsha Diane Arnold Books

    Badger's Perfect Garden
    Marsha Diane Arnold, Ramona Kaulitzki
    Baby Animals Take a Bath
    Marsha Diane Arnold, Phyllis Limbacher Tildes
    May I Come In?
    Marsha Diane Arnold, Jennie Poh
    Galápagos Girl/Galapagueña
    Marsha Diane Arnold, Angela Dominguez
    Mine. Yours.
    Marsha Diane Arnold, Qin Leng
    Baby Animals Take a Nap
    Marsha Diane Arnold, Phyllis Limbacher Tildes

Book Stats


All Marsha Diane Arnold Books

2019Mine. Yours.Qin Leng40
2019Badger's Perfect GardenRamona Kaulitzki32
2018Galápagos Girl/GalapagueñaAngela Dominguez40
2018May I Come In?Jennie Poh32
2017Baby Animals Take a NapPhyllis Limbacher Tildes10
2017Baby Animals Take a BathPhyllis Limbacher Tildes10
2016Waiting for SnowRenata Liwska32
2016A Welcome Song for Baby32
2015Lost. Found.Matthew Cordell32
2000The Bravest of Us AllBrad Sneed32
1998The Pumpkin Runner32
1995Heart of a Tiger32


Ramona Kaulitzki
Phyllis Limbacher Tildes
Jennie Poh
Angela Dominguez
Qin Leng
Matthew Cordell
Brad Sneed
Renata Liwska