Books by Dan Yaccarino

MORRIS MOLE by Dan Yaccarino
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 2, 2017

"Plot holes may mar the story a bit, but there's plenty to dig anyway. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Morris strikes out on his own in this story about an anthropomorphic, iconoclast mole. Read full book review >
FIVE LITTLE ELVES by Dan Yaccarino
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 20, 2016

"Unlikely to become a classic. (Board book. 1-3)"
As he did in Five Little Pumpkins (1998) and Five Little Bunnies (2016), Yaccarino revisits the familiar fingerplay formula and links it to a holiday. Read full book review >
I AM A STORY by Dan Yaccarino
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 6, 2016

"All in all, this is a good introduction to stories, books, and reading. (Informational picture book. 4-7)"
From a campfire lit by early humans to a campfire lit by a contemporary vacationing family, gathering together to share words and tales has always been in our DNA. Read full book review >
BIG BERRY by Dan Yaccarino
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 23, 2016

"This playful little tale and its companions are spoiled by the imposition of moral lessons. (Board book. 1-3)"
The lesson of this and every other story in the Happyland board-book series is proclaimed right on the cover. Read full book review >
FIVE LITTLE BUNNIES by Tish Rabe
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 5, 2016

"An acceptable and sturdy addition to the Easter basket for baby bunnies deemed too young to handle Dorothy Kunhardt's more satisfying but fragile classic, Pat the Bunny. (Board book. 1-3)"
Following on the successful Five Little Pumpkins (2003), Yaccarino teams with Rabe for bunnies. Read full book review >
BILLY AND GOAT AT THE STATE FAIR by Dan Yaccarino
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 30, 2015

"Billy's experience may encourage young children who share his attitude toward new adventures to screw their courage to the sticking place. (Picture book. 5-7)"
A shy lad and his horned, adventurous best buddy take in the state fair. The lights! The rides! The corn dogs! Read full book review >
DELIVERY OF DOOM by Dan Yaccarino
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 30, 2014

"Readers with quirky senses of humor can look forward to being surprised—and then surprised again a few paragraphs later. (Science fiction. 8-12)"
There's a party game writers play from time to time. They'll try to improvise a story based on the objects in front of them in the room. If Yaccarino was playing that game, he got carried away and threw every item in his house into this story. Read full book review >