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Frank Fiorello

Born: in Rockford, Illinois
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Fiorello was born and raised in Rockford and lived in Calendonia for many years.

Biography: Frank Fiorello's is an author and illustrator. He was a cartoonist/newsroom illustrator for the Rockford Register Star. Fiorello had polio as a child and has been in a wheelchair ever since. He traveled to South America, Europe and the Middle East as a member of the United States Olympic Wheelchair Team. He and his wife ran Fiorello's Pumpkin Patch, for many years. They now live in Las Vegas, Nevada.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Childrens Fiction; Illustrator

Primary Audience(s): Children; Children

Frank Fiorello on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Frankie big head becomes an artist /
ISBN: 0970840020 OCLC: 51643671

Pumpkin Patch Pub., [Las Vegas, Nev.] : ©2002.

Story about how the author used his curiosity and the five senses to develop his artistic abilities."

Harvest song /
ISBN: 0964630095 OCLC: 45150488

[Pumpkin Patch Books], [Caledonia, Ill.] : ©2000.

Two children and their cat discover the changing patterns of nature.

Mom, when will it be Halloween? /
ISBN: 0964630052 OCLC: 42459953

F. Fiorello, Caledonia, IL : ©1999.

Young children learn what activities lead to Halloween, from signs of autumn to visiting the pumpkin patch.

Oh, how I wished I could read! /
ISBN: 0910941106 OCLC: 31952795

John Gile Communications, Rockford, IL : ©1995.

A little boy has a nightmare that he can't read and is relieved when he wakes up and finds that it isn't true.

Pumpkin patch cats /
ISBN: 096463001X OCLC: 38742886

F. Fiorello, Caledonia, IL : ©1996.

Every Halloween, as moonlight casts shadows over the old harvest barn and pumpkins glow brightly in the night, the pumpkin patch cats come out to play.

Pumpkin patch scarecrows /
ISBN: 0964630036 OCLC: 40777926

F. Fiorello, Caledonia, IL : ©1998.

Explores the life and duties of a scarecrow in a pumpkin patch.

ISBN: 0970840004 OCLC: 48159471

F. Fiorello, Caledonia, IL : ©2001.

Peter and his animal friends join forces to grow the biggest pumpkin in PUMPKINVILLE!

Searching for the perfect pumpkin /
ISBN: 0964630001 OCLC: 36675722

F. Fiorello, Caledonia, IL : ©1995.

Searching for the perfect pumpkin follow two children and a hilarious black cat on a fun romp through the Pumpkin Patch.

Spanky, the cat who loved Christmas /
ISBN: 0965949508 OCLC: 38500542

[Pointed Ear Press], [Rockford, Ill.] : ©1997.

Stanley has trouble deciding what to give his mother for Mother's Day.

The story of Pumpkin /
ISBN: 0964630028 OCLC: 40198023

F. Fiorello, Caledonia, IL : ©1997.

In the Pumpkin Patch, a little pumpkin is not chosen to be a jack-o-lantern, but one of its seeds gives rise to another pumpkin the following year, and that one does become a jack-o-lantern.

When I read /
ISBN: 0964630060 OCLC: 45230284

F. Fiorello, Caledonia, IL : ©2000.

"A story about how your imagination can take you on exciting adventures when you discover the power of reading."