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Tim J Myers


Tim J. Myers is a writer, songwriter, storyteller, and senior lecturer at Santa Clara University. His children’s books have won recognition from the New York Times, NPR, and the Smithsonian; he has 15 out and more on the way. He’s published over 140 poems, won a first prize in a poetry contest judged by John Updike, has four books of adult poetry out, published a nonfiction book on fatherhood, and won a major prize in science fiction. He won the West Coast Songwriters Saratoga Chapter Song of the Year and the 2012 SCBWI Magazine Merit Award for Fiction. Tim can whistle and hum at the same time, though he hasn’t won any awards for that–yet. Find him at or on Facebook at

Yao Bai and the Egg Pirates
Full of Empty
The Thunder Egg
The Christmas Stick
Rude Dude's Book of Food
Down at the Dino Wash Deluxe
The Furry-Legged Teapot
The Out-Foxed Fox
Looking for Luna
If You Give a T-Rex a Bone

Most Popular Tim J Myers Books

    Tanuki's Gift
    Tim J Myers, Robert Roth
    The Out-Foxed Fox
    Tim J Myers, Ariel Ya-Wen Pang
    Basho and the Fox
    Tim J Myers, Oki Han
    Down at the Dino Wash Deluxe
    Tim J Myers, Macky Pamintuan
    Yao Bai and the Egg Pirates
    Tim J Myers, Bonnie Pang
    The Thunder Egg
    Tim J Myers, Winfield Coleman

Book Stats


All Tim J Myers Books

2019Yao Bai and the Egg PiratesTim J MyersBonnie Pang32
2016Full of EmptyTim J Myers, Priscilla MyersRebecca Sorge32
2015The Thunder EggTim J MyersWinfield Coleman28
2014The Christmas StickTim J MyersNecdet Yilmaz32
2014Rude Dude's Book of FoodTim J Myers, Jess Smart SmileyTim J MyersJess Smart Smiley136
2013Down at the Dino Wash DeluxeTim J MyersMacky Pamintuan40
2013The Furry-Legged TeapotTim J MyersRobert McGuire32
2013The Out-Foxed FoxTim J MyersAriel Ya-Wen Pang32
2009Looking for LunaTim J MyersMike Reed32
2007If You Give a T-Rex a BoneTim J MyersAnisa Claire Hovemen32
2006Dark-Sparkle Tea: Bedtime PoemsTim J MyersKelly Cunningham32
2005Let’s Call Him LauwiliwiliTim J MyersDaryl Arakaki24
2005Good BabiesTim J MyersKelly Murphy32
2003Basho and the FoxTim J MyersOki Han32
2003Tanuki's GiftTim J MyersRobert Roth1
1960Basho and the River StonesTim J MyersOki Han32


Robert Roth
Ariel Ya-Wen Pang
Oki Han
Macky Pamintuan
Bonnie Pang
Winfield Coleman
Necdet Yilmaz
Daryl Arakaki
Anisa Claire Hovemen
Mike Reed
Priscilla Myers
Rebecca Sorge
Jess Smart Smiley
Kelly Cunningham
Robert McGuire
Kelly Murphy