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Lois Ehlert (1934–2021)

Author of Eating the Alphabet

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Lois Ehlert was born November 9, 1934, in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. She is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, and the Layton School of Art. She has also worked as an art teacher, freelance illustrator, and designer. She has created 38 books for young reader and is known for her colorful collage artwork. Her work as an author and an illustrator has appeared in countless publications and has received numerous awards and honors. In addition to creating books, Ehlert has produced toys, games, clothes for children, posters, brochures, catalogs, and banners. She has received the Caldecott Honor Book, 1989, for Color Zoo, a Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year for Snowballs, the Booklist Editors' Choice for Cuckoo/Cucú: A Mexican Folktale/Un Cuento Folklórico Mexicano, the IRA Teachers' Choice and NCTE Notable Children's Trade Book in the Language Arts for Feathers for Lunch, the American Library Association Notable Children's Book and Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Award for Chicka Chicka Boom Boom. The first book that she wrote and illustrated was Growing Vegetable Soup (1987). Some of her other works include Planting a Rainbow (2003), Feathers for Lunch (1996), Snowballs (1999), Leaf Man (2005), Moon Rope/ Un Lazo de Luna (2003), which is based on a Peruvian folktale, and Rrralph (2013), Rain Fish (2016), and Heart to Heart (2017). Lois Ehlert died in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on May 25, 2021. She was 86. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Eating the Alphabet 2,909 copies, 153 reviews
Growing Vegetable Soup 2,519 copies, 66 reviews
Planting a Rainbow 2,019 copies, 100 reviews
Red Leaf, Yellow Leaf 1,641 copies, 56 reviews
Snowballs 1,335 copies, 27 reviews
Leaf Man 1,257 copies, 113 reviews
Feathers for Lunch 1,185 copies, 27 reviews
Waiting for Wings 1,075 copies, 53 reviews
Fish Eyes: A Book You Can Count On 882 copies, 28 reviews
Color Zoo 830 copies, 75 reviews
Nuts to You! 633 copies, 28 reviews
Pie in the Sky 589 copies, 21 reviews
Color Farm 429 copies, 10 reviews
Top Cat 364 copies, 6 reviews
Mole's Hill: A Woodland Tale 331 copies, 12 reviews
Moon Rope 313 copies, 6 reviews
In My World 275 copies, 17 reviews
Hands 256 copies, 13 reviews
Oodles of Animals 243 copies, 12 reviews
Lots of Spots 207 copies, 20 reviews
Wag a Tail 195 copies, 19 reviews
RRRalph 176 copies, 12 reviews
Circus 169 copies, 7 reviews
Boo to You! 121 copies, 6 reviews
Rain Fish 57 copies, 2 reviews
Under My Nose 29 copies, 6 reviews
Holey Moley 26 copies, 4 reviews
Heart to Heart 20 copies
What Is That Sound! (Illustrator) 6 copies
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom (Illustrator) 11,154 copies, 731 reviews
Chicka Chicka 1, 2, 3 (Illustrator) 2,767 copies, 77 reviews
Chicka Chicka ABC (Illustrator) 1,027 copies, 43 reviews
Ten Little Caterpillars (Illustrator) 755 copies, 18 reviews
A Pair of Socks (Illustrator) 677 copies, 9 reviews
Words (Illustrator) 120 copies, 1 review
Chicka Chicka Sticka Sticka (Illustrator) 83 copies, 1 review
The visit (Illustrator) 12 copies
Mathematical Games for One or Two (Illustrator) 10 copies
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