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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Amy Krouse Rosenthal  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult; Children;

Born: April 29, 1965 in Chicago

Died: March 13, 2017 in Chicago

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Krouse Rosenthal was a Chicago native.

Biographical and Professional Information

Amy Krouse Rosenthal was a beloved author of both adult and children's books.

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Selected Titles At Your Library

Al Pha's bet
ISBN: 9780399246012. OCLC Number: 646111898

G.P. Putnam's Sons,. .

Al Pha makes a bet with himself that he can invent the perfect order for the twenty-six letters.

Christmas cookies :
ISBN: 9780060580247. OCLC Number: 191931361

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Presents vocabulary words and holiday lessons using Christmas cookies as the theme of the book.

Dear Girl /
ISBN: 0062422502. OCLC Number: 978287196

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Encourages readers to accept and love themselves as they are and advises them to be confident, curious, adaptable, and willing to speak up.

Encyclopedia of an ordinary life :
ISBN: 9781400080465. OCLC Number: 55494922

Crown Publishers,. .

An offbeat memoir is written in the form of an encyclopedia in which the author chronicles her life through a series of alphabetical entries that cover both the trivial and the essential elements of her world as she ponders everything from love and truth to shower tiles.

Little Pea
ISBN: 9781452142890. OCLC Number: 706671331

Chronicle Books,. .

Little Pea hates eating candy for dinner, but his parents will not let him have his spinach dessert until he cleans his plate.

Little Pea ;
ISBN: 1933938706. OCLC Number: 549617983

Nutmeg Media,. .

Little Pea: Little Pea doesn't like the candy his parents want him to eat for dinner and craves vegetables instead!; Little Hoot: Little Hoot doesn't want to stay up late as his parents insist and yearns to go to bed at a reasonable hour like his friends!; Little Oin: Little Oink doesn't like to be messy and wants to keep his room clean and tidy, must to his parents' chagrin!

That's me loving you /
ISBN: 9781101932384. OCLC Number: 945767157

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Shares messages about how a parent's presence and devotion can be recognized in the natural world, from a soft breeze to a shimmering star.

The mother's guide to the meaning of life :
ISBN: 1579543421. OCLC Number: 45439857

Daybreak Books ;. .

A mother shares the lessons she has learned while raising her three children in a realistic and humorous fashion.

Uni the unicorn and the dream come true /
ISBN: 1101936592. OCLC Number: 970030428

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A powerful, shared wish helps Uni the unicorn and the little girl who believes in him to save the land of unicorns from seemingly endless rain.

Wumbers :
ISBN: 1452141223. OCLC Number: 799046225

Chronicle Books,. .

Shares illustrated clues and alphanumeric combinations that substitute numbers for letters with the same sound.