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Illinois Center for the Book


Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Josh Schneider  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Audience: Children;

Born:


-- Website -- http://rodeenliterary.com/writer-jschneider.html
-- Josh Schneider on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=josh++schneider


Illinois Connection

Schneider is a Winnetka native and an attorney in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Josh Schneider is an author and illustrator. He studied illustration at Washington University in Saint Louis. His first book, ''You'll Be Sorry'', was named "Book That Provides Best Ammunition to Parents Weary of Warning Their Kids About Socking Their Siblings" by Publishers Weekly magazine.


Awards

You'll be Sorry


-- Best Book for Children, Association of Booksellers for Children
-- Notable Book, International Reading Association

Tales for Very Picky Eaters


-- Theodor Seuss Geisel Award, 2012
-- ILLINOIS READS Book Selection, Illinois Reading Council, 2015

The Meanest Birthday Girl


-- Starred Review, Kirkus
-- Starred Review, Publishers Weekly

Bedtime Monsters


-- Starred Review, Publishers Weekly

Princess Sparkle-Heart Gets a Makeover


-- Starred Review, Kirkus
-- Starred Review, Publishers Weekly

Everybody Sleeps (But not Fred)


-- Starred Review, Kirkus
-- Starred Review, Publishers Weekly
-- ILLINOIS READS Book Selection, Illinois Reading Council, 2018

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability (No)

Selected Titles At Your Library

Bedtime monsters /
ISBN: 0544002709. OCLC Number: 863042628

. .

A young boy conquers his fear of bedtime monsters after making a surprising discovery.

Everybody sleeps (but not Fred) /
ISBN: 054433924X. OCLC Number: 881824243

. .

Allthough animals everywhere are sleeping, a youngster with an active imagination and a hefty to-do list resists bedtime with adventurous flair.

Princess Sparkle-Heart gets a makeover
ISBN: 9780544930339. OCLC Number: 953744995

. .

Amelia and her dog are best friends . . . until Princess Sparkle-Heart comes along. Soon, Amelia and Princess Sparkle-Heart are doing everything together: having tea parties, attending royal weddings, keeping each other's secrets. Princess Sparkle-Heart may be an awesome princess doll but is she any match for a jealous canine? Look out, Princess Sparkle-Heart!

Princess Sparkle-Heart gets a makeover /
ISBN: 0544142284. OCLC Number: 828333893

. .

Amelia and her best friend, Princess Sparkle-Heart, do almost everything together, so when the Princess suffers an accident, Amelia's mother puts her sewing box to good use and makes the doll better than ever.

Tales for very picky eaters
ISBN: 9781470303525. OCLC Number: 795595557

Recorded Books,. .

A father tells outlandish stories while trying to get his young son, who is a very picky eater, to eat foods he thinks he will not like.

Tales for very picky eaters /
ISBN: 0547149565. OCLC Number: 650821904

Clarion Books,. .

"A father tells outlandish stories while trying to get his young son, who is a very picky eater, to eat foods he thinks he will not like."--Title page verso.

The meanest birthday girl
ISBN: 9780544455979. OCLC Number: 767824926

. .

Dana soon learns that receiving a big white elephant for her birthday is not as wonderful as she thought it would be.

You'll be sorry
ISBN: 9780618819324. OCLC Number: 76481361

Clarion Books,. .

Young Samantha does not believe her parents when they tell her to stop hitting her brother or she will be sorry, but she soon learns just how right they are when his tears flood their entire town.